US News & World Report recently noted the 7 management classics for your bookshelf, in my case e-reader as I don't like paper and I think e-books are far more fabulous.
For the full article see this link. The popular business management books they rank as
"The First-Time Manager."
"Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success."
"The Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done."
"Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts."
"Thinking, Fast and Slow."
"How to Win Friends and Influence People."
"Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High