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Best Business Psychology Books To Read

Our list of some of the best Business Psychology books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.

Business Psychology (2015)

 Best Business Psychology Books To ReadThis book is a business classic which should be a required reading in every business administration school in the world. Master of achievement Larson presents us with a masterpiece in business “psychology”, as he calls it, which is in reality a treaty and what to do and what to avoid to become a successful business person in the world.
Author(s): Christian D. Larson

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success (2007)

 Best Business Psychology Books To ReadAfter decades of research, world-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., discovered a simple but groundbreaking idea: the power of mindset. In this brilliant book, she shows how success in school, work, sports, the arts, and almost every area of human endeavor can be dramatically influenced by how we think about our talents and abilities.
Author(s): Carol S. Dweck

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business (2014)

 Best Business Psychology Books To Read In The Power of Habit, award-winning business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. Distilling vast amounts of information into engrossing narratives that take us from the boardrooms of Procter & Gamble to the sidelines of the NFL to the front lines of the civil rights movement, Duhigg presents a whole new understanding of human nature and its potential.
Author(s): Charles Duhigg

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, Revised Edition (2006)

 Best Business Psychology Books To ReadInfluence, the classic book on persuasion, explains the psychology of why people say “yes”—and how to apply these understandings. Dr. Robert Cialdini is the seminal expert in the rapidly expanding field of influence and persuasion.
Author(s): Robert B. Cialdini

Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions (2017)

 Best Business Psychology Books To ReadWhat should we do, or leave undone, in a day or a lifetime? How much messiness should we accept? What balance of the new and familiar is the most fulfilling? These may seem like uniquely human quandaries, but they are not. Computers, like us, confront limited space and time, so computer scientists have been grappling with similar problems for decades.
Author(s): Brian Christian, Tom Griffiths

The Business Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (2018)

 Best Business Psychology Books To ReadPacked with innovative graphics and simple explanations of business concepts, from managing risk and alternative business models to effective leadership and thinking outside the box, The Business Book covers every facet of business management. Big ideas make great business thinkers and leaders.
Author(s): DK

How to Win Friends & Influence People (1998)

 Best Business Psychology Books To ReadYou can go after the job you want—and get it! You can take the job you have—and improve it! You can take any situation—and make it work for you! Dale Carnegie’s rock-solid, time-tested advice has carried countless people up the ladder of success in their business and personal lives.
Author(s): Dale Carnegie

The 48 Laws of Power (2000)

 Best Business Psychology Books To ReadIn the book that People magazine proclaimed “beguiling” and “fascinating,” Robert Greene and Joost Elffers have distilled three thousand years of the history of power into 48 essential laws by drawing from the philosophies of Machiavelli, Sun Tzu, and Carl Von Clausewitz and also from the lives of figures ranging from Henry Kissinger to P.T. Barnum.
Author(s): Robert Greene

What Color Is Your Personality?: Red, Orange, Yellow, Green… (2009)

 Best Business Psychology Books To ReadRevised Edition. The role that color plays in our lives is far more powerful than most of us may imagine. Color influences all aspects of who we are, both internally and externally. In the human energy system, color serves as a vital communication link that reflects what is happening within all four layers of energy: spiritual, emotional, mental, and physical.
Author(s): Carol Ritberger

Classic Works in Medical Ethics: Core Philosophical Readings (1997)

 Best Business Psychology Books To ReadAfter thirty years, Medical Ethics has matured to where a collection of core writings in the field is now possible. There is even a danger that some classic articles will cease to be known because they are no longer included in “issue of the moment” anthologies. This book offers classic, well-written articles that have stood the test of time and have something to teach.
Author(s): Gregory E. Pence

Emotional Intelligence: Why it is Crucial for Success in Life and Business – 7 Simple Ways to Raise Your EQ, Make Friends with Your Emotions, and Improve Your Relationships (2019)

 Best Business Psychology Books To ReadWould you like to improve your relationships and learn how to recognize the triggers behind your emotions? Would you like to learn how to manage your reaction to those emotions? Do you think it’s time you start developing leadership skills? Then, this is a book for you!
Author(s): James W. Williams

Qualitative Research from Start to Finish (2010)

 Best Business Psychology Books To ReadThis lively, practical text presents a fresh and comprehensive approach to doing qualitative research. The book offers a unique balance of theory and clear-cut choices for customizing every phase of a qualitative study. A scholarly mix of classic and contemporary studies from multiple disciplines provides compelling, field-based examples of the full range of qualitative approaches.
Author(s): Robert K. Yin

An Introduction to Consulting Psychology: Working with Individuals, Groups, and Organizations (Fundamentals of Consulting Psychology) (2016)

 Best Business Psychology Books To ReadUnlike all other gynecology books that focus solely on either the medical OR surgical aspects of the discipline Williams Gynecology provides both in one competitively priced volume Students residents and physicians no longer have to choose which book to purchase or pay double for the content A team of medical illustrators were contracted to complete hundreds of original illustrations for both the surgical atlas and medical reference portions of Williams Gynecology The result is an entirely uniqu…
Author(s): Lowman PhD, Dr. Rodney L.

Best Business Psychology Books to Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some business psychology books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Behavioural Business: The Psychology of Decisions in Economy, Business and Policy Contexts

Author(s): Janneke Blijlevens, Meg Elkins, Ananta Neelim
ID: 3704285, Publisher: Springer, Year: 2023, Size: 10 Mb, Format: pdf

45 Conversations About Behavioral Economics: An Interdisciplinary Discussion Crossing Business, Public Policy, Sociology, and Psychology

Author(s): Li Way Lee, Aaron Keathley
ID: 3356130, Publisher: Palgrave Pivot, Year: 2022, Size: 3 Mb, Format: pdf

Psychology 101: The 101 Ideas, Concepts and Theories that Have Shaped Our World

Author(s): Adrian Furnham
ID: 2954829, Publisher: Bloomsbury Business, Year: 2021, Size: 918 Kb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are absolutely record-breakers according to The Wall Street Journal, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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