Archive for July, 2012

Analytics on Demand

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Eugene Burke for Talent Management magazine. To check out all the resources and sign up for a free subscription to the TM and/or Chief Learning Officer magazines published by … READ MORE

How to Drive Turnover Down Among Your Company’s Most Valuable Employees

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Adrienne Fox for the website of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM).  To read the complete article, check out other resources, and sign up for email alerts, … READ MORE

Cloud Surfing: A book review by Bob Morris

Cloud Surfing: A New Way to Think About Risk, Innovation, Scale, and Success
Thomas M. Koulopoulos
Bibliomotion (2012)

Why and how hyperconnectivity technologies will help “builders of a brave new future” 

In the Introduction, Thomas Koulopoulos asks, what is the “single greatest phenomenon contributing to global growth, prosperity, and social and political change over … READ MORE

What Is Marissa Mayer’s Secret Weapon?

Photo: Telstar Logistics

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Steven Levy for Wired magazine. To read the complete article, check … READ MORE

Managing Right for the First Time: A book review by Bob Morris

Managing Right for the First Time: A Field Guide for Doing It Well
David C. Baker
RockBench Publisging Corporation (2010)

All the management basics, well-presented

There are no head-snapping revelations in this book, nor does David Baker make any such claim. His purpose is … READ MORE

Ronald M. Shaich (Panera Bread) in “The Corner Office”

Ronald M. Shaich

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 are a few insights … READ MORE

Confronting the Pain of Innovation

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Michael Schrage and published in Harvard Business Review. To read the complete article, check out all the other resources, sign in … READ MORE

Why your “to-do” list doesn’t work

Here is an article written by Dave Johnson for CBS MoneyWatch, the CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the website’s newsletters, please click here.

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Vital Voices: A book review by Bob Morris

Vital Voices: The Power of Women Leading Change Around the World
Alyse Nelson
Jossey-Bass (2012)

How and why “women’s rights are human rights” and “women’s progress is global progress” for everyone

Alyze Nelson wrote the Introduction and then devotes a separate chapter to each of five “common threads” from which … READ MORE

Cathy Choi (Bulbrite) in “The Corner Office”

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 are a few insights provided during an interview of Cathy Choi, is president … READ MORE

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