I am a MBA Project Management Professor, author of three books about project Management and I read and search a lot to prepare my books and my classes.
To help you to find the best books that I have found and bought I will share them in this article by category using knowledge areas and expertise with the link to buy at Amazon.
In the end of the article, you will find more about my books and myself.
A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)–Sixth Edition
by Project Management Institute
The most important reference to every project manager.
It contains the best practices of project management professionals and it is reviewed continuously.
Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling 12th Edition
by Harold Kerzner
If you want the bilble of project managment, this is the book.
Kerzner is one of the most recognized expert on project management.
PMP: Project Management Professional Exam Study Guide 9th Edition
by Kim Heldman
That is the principal reference to my PMP Certification classes.
The PMP Exam: Quick Reference Guide, Sixth Edition (Test Prep series) Sixth edition
by Andy Crowe
If you are a person who likes quick references (only 8 pages with the most important PMP exam concepts), it is for you.
My students loved it.
The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management (Fast Forward MBA Series)
by Eric Verzuh
That’s a great option to build your project reading the book.
World Class Contracting 6th Edition, Kindle Edition
by Gregory A. Garrett
Excelent reference about contract management that I used in my book about procurement management.
A Theory of Human Motivation
by Abraham H. Maslow
One of the most important theories about motivation.
It is essential to learn how to engage your stakeholders.