ⓘ Business fable


ⓘ Business fable

A business fable is a motivational fable, parable or other fictional story that shares a lesson or lessons that are intended to be applied in the business world with the aim to improve the organizational culture. The genre saw a peak in the early 2000s.

New York Times bestsellers in the business fable genre include:

  • The One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard
  • Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson
  • Surviving Your Serengeti by Stefan Swanepoel
  • The Travelers Gift by Andy Andrews
  • The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni
  • Our Iceberg is Melting by John Kotter

Other notable business fables include:

  • Fish! Philosophy by Stephen Lundin
  • The Deadline: A Novel About Project Management
  • The Chicken and the Pig
  • The Goal by Eliyahu M. Goldratt
  • The Phoenix Project book
  • The Go-Giver by Bob Burg and David John Mann
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