Archive for July, 2011

Peter Löscher (Siemens) in “The Corner Office”

Peter Löscher (Librado Romero/NYT)

Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here … READ MORE

50 Psychology Classics: A book review by Bob Morris

50 Psycholology50 Psychology Classics: Who We Are, How We Think, What We Do; Insight and Inspiration from 50 Key Books
Tom Butler-Bowdon
Nicholas Brealey Publishing (2006)

An excellent guide to sources that can help us to “make a real difference” in our lives

Note: This is … READ MORE

Heidi Grant Halvorson: An interview by Bob Morris

Heidi Grant Halvorson

Heidi Grant Halvorson, PhD, is a motivational psychologist, researcher, and consultant. She writes about the scientifically-tested strategies we can use to be more effective reaching … READ MORE

Joe’s Journal: On Opportunity and Post-it Notes

Here is the latest post by Joseph A. Maciariello featured in the Joe’s Journal series at the Drucker Exchange (Dx) sponsored by the Drucker Institute. The Drucker Exchange (the Dx) is a platform for bettering society through effective management and responsible leadership. It … READ MORE

Design-Driven Innovation: A book review by Bob Morris

Design-Driven Innovation: Changing the Rules of Competition by Radically Innovating What Things Mean
Roberto Verganti
Harvard Business Press (2009)

Does design drive innovation or does innovation drive design?

The answer is “Yes.” The success of each approach depends almost entirely on what Roberto … READ MORE

5 Reasons Why Middle Children Make Great Employees

Donna Fenn

Here is an article written by Donna Fenn for BNET, The CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to … READ MORE

Surviving and Thriving in Uncertainty: A book review by Bob Morris

Surviving and Thriving in Uncertainty: Creating the Risk Intelligent Enterprise
Frederick Funston and Stephen Wagner
John Wilkey & Sons, Inc. (2010)

Risk unmanaged is risk exacerbated

I am among those who find a wealth of excellent advice every time I pick up my … READ MORE

A Window into Mozart

Here’s a recent post by the folks the Drucker Exchange (the Dx) that hosts an ongoing conversation about bettering society through effective management and responsible leadership. It is produced by … READ MORE

HR Transformation: A book review by Bob Morris

HR Transformation: Building Human Resources From the Outside In
Dave Ulrich, Justin Allen, Wayne Brockbank, Jon Younger, and Mark Nym
McGraw-Hill (2009)

In an uncommonly informative Introduction, the authors assert, “Our point is that HR professionals often focus entirely in the function of … READ MORE

10 Old Brands That Manage to Stay Modern

Samuel Augustus Maverick

Samuel Augustus Maverick (1803-70) was a wealthy land speculator in southwest Texas who cared little about cattle. When someone repaid a debt with 400 head … READ MORE