Here is a list of the best Product Manager books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!
- Cracking the PM Interview: How to Land a Product Manager Job in Technology (2013)
- The Product Manager Interview: 167 Actual Questions and Answers (2019)
- Swipe to Unlock: The Primer on Technology and Business Strategy (2017)
- Product Management For Dummies (2017)
- Product Leadership: How Top Product Managers Launch Awesome Products and Build Successful Teams (2017)
- The Product Manager Interview: 164 Actual Questions and Answers (2017)
- Be the Greatest Product Manager Ever: Master Six Proven Skills to Get the Career You Want (2019)
- The Product Book: How to Become a Great Product Manager (2017)
- The Secret Product Manager Handbook (2018)
- Product Roadmaps Relaunched: How to Set Direction while Embracing Uncertainty (2017)
- Decode and Conquer: Answers to Product Management Interviews (2013)
- Agile Excellence for Product Managers: A Guide to Creating Winning Products with Agile Development Teams (2010)
- Building Products for the Enterprise: Product Management in Enterprise Software (2018)
- Decode and Conquer: Answers to Product Management Interviews (2019)
- Amazon Product Manager Interview: Complete Framework to Succeed at Your Job Interview and Get Hired as a Product Manager at Amazon (2017)
How many pizzas are delivered in Manhattan? How do you design an alarm clock for the blind? What is your favorite piece of software and why? How would you launch a video rental service in India? This book will teach you how to answer these questions and more. Cracking the PM Interview is a comprehensive book about landing a product management role in a startup or bigger tech company.
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Swipe to Unlock is a comprehensive guide on the must-know concepts of technology and business strategy. ***Swipe to Unlock was updated in 2019 to to cover the latest developments in the world of tech.*** This from the and has been featured in , , and Swipe to Unlock was touted as by Jeremy Schifeling.
Product management plays a pivotal role in organizations. In fact, it’s now considered the fourth most important title in corporate America—yet only a tiny fraction of product managers have been trained for this vital position.
Product Leadership: How Top Product Managers Launch Awesome Products and Build Successful Teams (2017)
In today’s lightning-fast technology world, good product management is critical to maintaining a competitive advantage. Yet, managing human beings and navigating complex product roadmaps is no easy task, and it’s rare to find a product leader who can steward a digital product from concept to launch without a couple of major hiccups.
The Product Manager Interview: 164 Actual Questions and Answers (2017)
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Be the Greatest Product Manager Ever is the playbook on how you can move up the PM career ladder. This book is suitable for PMs of all levels from individual contributors to senior executives. Be the Greatest Product Manager Ever features Lewis C. Lin’s brand-new career management framework: the ESTEEM Method™.
“Nobody asked you to show up.” Every experienced product manager has heard some version of those words at some point in their career. Think about a company. Engineers build the product. Designers make sure it has a great user experience and looks good. Marketing makes sure customers know about the product. Sales get potential customers to open their wallets to buy the product. What more does a company need? What does a product manager do?
"Product management isn't about you and it isn't about your product. It's about solving problems for your customers, creating a solution, and taking it to market." When I started in product management, I had a lot of questions, like "What is product management?" It's a common question still, but most people don't have a good answer.
A good product roadmap is one of the most important and influential documents an organization can develop, publish, and continuously update. In fact, this one document can steer an entire organization when it comes to delivering on company strategy.This practical guide teaches you how to create an effective product roadmap, and demonstrates how to use the roadmap to align stakeholders and prioritize ideas and requests.
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Agile Excellence for Product Managers: A Guide to Creating Winning Products with Agile Development Teams (2010)
If you’re new to software product management or just want to learn more about it, there’s plenty of advice available—but most of it is geared toward consumer products. Creating high-quality software for the enterprise involves a much different set of challenges.
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Amazon Product Manager Interview: Complete Framework to Succeed at Your Job Interview and Get Hired as a Product Manager at Amazon (2017)
Amazon is a fantastic, diverse, and innovative company and you probably already know that they receive thousands of applications daily. Many who apply don’t get interviewed, and many who get interviewed don’t get hired. When applying for a product management position at Amazon, you need to set yourself apart from a pool of very competitive applicants. The job interview is your best opportunity to do that.
Best Product Manager Books Worth Your Attention
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Cracking the PM Career: The Skills, Frameworks, and Practices To Become a Great Product Manager
Author(s): Bavaro, Jackie; McDowell, Gayle
ID: 2903764, Publisher: CareerCup LLC, Year: 2021, Size: 3 Mb, Format: epub
The everyday project manager: a primer for learning the principles of successful project management
Author(s): Nicholls, Jeremy
ID: 2835593, Publisher: Productivity Press; Routledge, Year: 2020;2021, Size: 20 Mb, Format: pdf
Master the Art of No: Effective Stakeholder Management for Product Owners & Product Managers
Author(s): Schuurman, Robbin; Vermaak, Willem
ID: 2851638, Publisher: Privately Published by Robbin Schuurman & Willem Vermaak, Year: 2020, Size: 3 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are really chart-busters according to Los Angeles Times, others are composed 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 resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.