Business Book of the Year 2005
The Financial Times and Goldman Sachs have drawn together a panel of experts from around the world to act as judges that will identify the most enjoyable business books in a crowded field and encourage business authors to raise their game.
Thomas Friedman’s The World is Flat, an exuberant account of the challenges and benefits of globalisation, has won the inaugural FT Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award.
Thomas Friedman is the winner of the inaugural FT/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award. Competition was fierce: vote in our poll for your favourite book
What does it take to be one of the greats?
Read a synopsis of the winning book and find out about the finalists
Which is your favourite of the six books on the short list of the Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award?
Three times Pulitzer Prize-winner Thomas Friedman awarded £30,000 prize for his history of globalization and its impact on business in the future
The FT’s view
This new award will identify the most enjoyable business books in a crowded field and encourage business authors to raise their game.
An ambitious book attempts to write the internet company’s history and pin down the ramifications of its success.
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