Archive for December, 2011

Understanding Michael Porter: A book review by Bob Morris

Understanding Michael Porter: The Essential Guide to Competition and Strategy
Joan Magretta
Harvard Business Review Press (2011)

How and why organizations can achieve and then sustain competitive advantage, especially in turbulent and uncertain times 

Although this book offers – in my opinion — the … READ MORE

Here Are Three Drucker Resolutions to Add to Your List

Here is a recent post featured online by the Drucker Exchange (Dx),  a platform for bettering society through effective management and responsible leadership. It is produced by the Drucker Institute, a think tank … READ MORE

Harvard Business Review on Increasing Customer Loyalty

Harvard Business Review on Increasing Customer Loyalty
Various Contributors
Harvard Business Review Press (2011)

How to create customers who are profitable

This is one of the volumes in a series of anthologies of articles that first appeared in Harvard Business Review. Having read … READ MORE

The McKinsey Quarterly: Top Ten Articles (2011)

The McKinsey Quarterly: Top Ten Articles (2011)

Here is the “Top Ten Newsletter: Fourth Quarter 2011” that enables you to read all of the most popular articles featured in The … READ MORE

The CEO’s Strategy Handbook: A book review by Bob Morris

The CEO’s Strategy Handbook: How to create, sustain and accelerate profitable growth
Stuart Cross
Global Professional Publishing (2011)

How to manage strategy effectively and on a continuous basis

In fact, everyone in a given enterprise (including but not limited to C-level executives) should be … READ MORE

How to Set the Stage for Your Next Meeting

Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please clickREAD MORE

The Power of LEO: A book review by Bob Morris

The Power of LEO: The Revolutionary Process for Achieving Extraordinary Results
Subir Chowdbury
McGraw-Hill (2012)

Still another “revolutionary process” to achieve “extraordinary results

Subir Chowdhury and other authors of recently published business books are to be commended for having the courage to contribute … READ MORE

Dorie Clark on “Five Things You Should Stop Doing in 2012”

Dorie Clark

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Dorie Clark for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free … READ MORE

The Book: A book review by Bob Morris

The Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are 
Alan Watts
Vintage Books/Random House (1989)

Of all the books I have reviewed for various Amazon websites thus far, none has attracted more reader comments than has this “little” book in which Alan Watts … READ MORE