Loving Monday: Succeeding in Business Without Selling Your SoulÂ John Beckett (IVP) Easy to read, brief and loaded with real-world stories of serving God in the world of business. A great starter book, wise and practical.
Business Through the Eyes of Faith Shirley Roels, Richard Chewning & John Eby (HarperCollins) Probably the best text for thinking Christianly about most aspects of the business enterprise. Raises huge questions and offers truly Christian insights.
The Life@Work Book Edited by Life@Work (Word) Sixteen respected corporate leaders talk clearly about blending Biblical wisdom and business leadership excellence. The best starter guide for leaders and managers.
The Monday Connection William Diehl (HarperSanFransico) A useful and real-world study of the challenges and demands of being faithful in the work-world of corporations. Great examples of the authors efforts to “bridge the gap”Â between Sunday and Monday.
Just Business: Christian Ethics for the Marketplace Alexander Hill (IVP) Seriously explores foundational Christian concepts–holiness, justice, love–and applies them to business ethics. Includes penetrating and provocative case studies.
The Fabric of This World: Inquiries into Calling, Career Choice and the Design of Human Work Lee Hardy (Eerdmans) A more general book than just about working in the business world, this study on the notion of calling is most often explored in the corporate setting. A very useful section studies various schools of thought about management from a solid Christian worldview.
Business as a Calling: Work and the Examine Life Michael Novak (Free Press) Although not an entry-level book, this serious reflection has gathered very serious reviews. A conservative Catholic economist and philosopher, this affirms capitalism, illuminates key ethical issues and re-moralizes business.