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The most influential business books

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  • Business professionals say which books been most influential for them
  • Titles range from centuries-old economic treatises, to modern bestsellers
  • Which business books do you think are most influential? Have your say
By Mark Tutton
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LONDON, England (CNN) -- As the shortlist is announced for the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year, Executive Education takes a look at classic business texts.

We asked a selection of executives and academics to name the business books that have most influenced them.


The titles they came up with ranged from centuries-old economic treatises, to the works of modern-day management gurus.

Do you agree with the choices? What do you consider the most influential business books? Sound Off below.

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