Archive for November, 2012

Here are strategy+business magazine’s “Best Business Books of 2012”

Theodore Kinni has just published an article in which he announces strategy+business magazine‘s “Best Business Books of 2012.”  They are grouped within eight separate categories. s+b is published by Booz & Company.


Colin Price on “Leadership and the art of plate spinning”

In this article featured in The McKinsey Quarterly published by McKinsey & Company, Colin Price explains why senior executives will better balance people and priorities by embracing the paradoxes of organizational life. Here is … READ MORE

Maxwell Wessel and Clayton M. Christensen on “Surviving Disruption”

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Maxwell Wessel and Clayton M. Christensen for Harvard Business Review. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and … READ MORE

Matthew E. May: Second Interview, Part 1, by Bob Morris

Matthew E. May is the author of The Laws of Subtraction: 6 Simple Rules for Winning in the Age of Excess Everything, as well as three previous, award-winning books: The Elegant Solution, In … READ MORE

The Essential CIO: Insights from IBM’s Global Chief Information Officer Study (2011)

How are technology leaders helping their organizations adapt to the accelerating change and complexity that mark today’s competitive and economic landscape?

To find out, IBM interviewed 3,018 CIOs, spanning 71 countries and 18 industries. Public and private sector CIOs described both the challenges and … READ MORE

Tom Kelley and David Kelley on “Fighting the Fears that Block Creativity”

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Tom Kelley and David Kelley for the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out … READ MORE

Harder Than I Thought: A book review by Bob Morris

Harder Than I Thought: Adventures of a Twenty-First Century Leader
Robert D. Austin, Richard L. Nolan, and Shannon O’Donnell
Harvard Business Review Press (2012)

How and why “the dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present” in today’s business … READ MORE

Does Management Really Work?

Here is an excerpt from an article co-authored by Nicholas Bloom, Raffaella Sadun, and John Van Reenen and featured by Harvard Business Review. To read the complete article, check out others, and … READ MORE

Resilience Quotations: Part 2

“I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.” J. B. Priestley

“No one who is being himself is going to be approved … READ MORE

Innovation lessons from Pixar: A conversation with Oscar-winning director Brad Bird

What does stimulating the creativity of animators have in common with developing new product ideas or technology breakthroughs? A lot. Here is a brief excerpt from an article co-authored by Hayagreeva Rao, Robert Sutton, … READ MORE