What are the best books for product managers, especially those with an engineering background?

Product managers are responsible for a large number of tasks. They are accountable for the product’s success and marketability. Product managers are in charge of the products that a company develops.

They are in charge of ensuring that their product is delivered on time and meets the objectives set.
This is why they must understand what they are doing and improve. These books will teach you how to manage your team and design new products if you are a product manager with an engineering background.

The Four Books Every Product Manager Should Read

  1. Eric Ries’ The Lean Startup
  2. Tim Ferriss’s The 4-Hour Workweek
  3. Peter Thiel and Blake Masters’ Zero to One
  4. Clayton Christensen’s The Innovator’s Dilemma

The following are not in any way must-reads but they are worth having a look at :
• Luke Hohmann’s Innovation Games
• The Lean Startup, by Eric Ries
• Marty Cagan’s Inspired: How to Create Products Customers Love;
• Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur’s Business Model Generation.