Jeff Bezos Had His Top Execs Read These Three Books

In an interview that aired on CNBC1, Jeff Bezos shared some of the details about books that he's shared with Amazon's top executives. These books, it turns out, are frameworks for shaping the future of the company.

Here they are:

1. The Effective Executive by Peter Drucker

2. The Innovator's Solution by Clayton Christensen (Interestingly, the only business book Steve Jobs ever liked was The Innovator's Dilemma, by the same author.)

3. The Goal by Eliyahu Goldratt

Bezos is not the only one to nudge execs to read. Tim Cook, CEO at Apple, gives copies of Competing Against Time: How Time-Based Competition is Reshaping Global Markets to his colleagues.

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    http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000202037&play=1