What’s in a Name?

The Axiom Business Book Awards have established themselves as a program that annually recognizes the best in business titles. However, the word “axiom” itself has not merited the same recognition. If you have ever wondered about the origin of the awards’ namesake, fret no more. This entry from dictionary.com should clear things up a bit.

 

 

ax·i·om [ak-see-uh m]

–noun

  1. a self-evident truth that requires no proof.
  2. a universally accepted principle or rule.
  3. Logic, Mathematics. a proposition that is assumed without proof for the sake of studying the consequences that follow from it.

 

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