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An interesting post on the Joel On Software site:

By Joel Spolsky

Tuesday, November 22, 2005

Reading List: Fog Creek Software Management Training Program – Joel on Software.

The management training program we’re starting up here at Fog Creek will take about three years and will be relatively intensive. Among other things, there will be a required reading list consisting of about 75 books (we’re working on the theory here of one book every two weeks). We’re trying to collect a combination of

  • the best business books of all time
  • the best software management books of all time
  • and every worthwhile history of a software/computer company that we can find.

This is my very first-draft list. By the time we get started a lot of these books will be replaced with better books, I hope; if you have any suggestions please feel free to email them to me. I haven’t attempted to sort them or rank them yet; the order is completely arbitrary.

In posts to come, I’ll be reviewing this list and checking it against my own, but on first glance I see many old (and very good) friends, some books that are new to me, and some REAL surprises that make me shake my head and mutter “say it ain’t so Joel”…. I sure hope he means what he says and that a lot of these will be replaced by better books on subsequent revisions oh his list!

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