Dr. Spencer Johnson Honored by Amazon.com as the Number One Best-Selling Business Author of All Time
Amazon.com Reports It’s #1 Bestselling Book in its Ten-Year History is Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson
PROVO, Utah—July 12, 2005 — Spencer Johnson Partners, a company that helps organizations prosper from change, today announced Amazon.com has named Dr. Spencer Johnson as the number one best-selling non-fiction author and number one business author of all time on Amazon.com. The author was inducted into the first-ever Amazon.com Hall of Fame as part of Amazon.com’s 10-year anniversary celebration honoring the top 25 best-selling authors, musicians, and movies.
“This honor reflects the significance of helping millions of people understand, deal with, and prosper from change,” said Dr. Johnson, author of “Who Moved My Cheese?” and chairman of Spencer Johnson Partners. “It means we are helping people around the globe, to be happier and more productive at work and in their personal lives in a world where change and uncertainty seem to be increasing daily.”
Spencer Johnson was also named number two overall best-selling author of all time on Amazon.com, including both fiction and non-fiction authors, behind J. K. Rowling, author of six Harry Potter books.
As demonstrated by the success of the book, companies and organizations must change and adapt to survive. To meet this demand, Dr. Johnson and his company, Spencer Johnson Partners, are creating a new working process that helps work teams and individuals prosper from the changes they encounter. Based on the simple principles found in the book, Who Moved My Cheese?, the process contains a series of practical ‘Change Tools’ that people can use in their daily routine to help them benefit from the specific changes they are facing without fear.
About Dr. Johnson
Dr. Spencer Johnson is one of the world’s most influential thinkers and beloved authors. He is renowned for his brief, profound parables that help millions of people manage in changing times and rejuvenate their spirits. His ten international best-selling books include three number-one bestsellers: “Who Moved My Cheese?,” the most widely read book on change; “The One Minute Manager,” the world’s most popular management method for over two decades, co-authored with Ken Blanchard; and his newest, “The Present.” Over 40 million copies of Dr. Johnson’s books are in print in 42 languages.
Dr. Johnson earned a B.A. degree in Psychology from the University of Southern California, an M.D. degree from the Royal College of Surgeons, and medical clerkships at The Mayo Clinic and Harvard Medical School. He served as Leadership Fellow at the Harvard Business School and serves on Harvard’s Advisory Board for the Center for Public Leadership.
About Spencer Johnson Partners
Spencer Johnson Partners, the world leader in personal change management, helps organizations prosper from change. Using the time-proven works from Spencer Johnson, the world’s most widely-read business author, the firm assists people in seeing and doing the few things that make the biggest difference. Fatigued by complex solutions that don’t work, thousands of organizations are embracing Dr. Johnson’s simple principles and practical tools to help them succeed in changing times. www.spencerjohnsonpartners.com.
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