Archive for April, 2013

The Creative Brain: A book review by Bob Morris

Creative BrainThe Creative Brain: The Science of Genius
Nancy C. Andreasen
Plume/Penguin Group (2006)

How at least some humans “have managed to wrestle [themselves] out of dark caves and into a world ablaze with creative genius”

As Nancy Andreasen explains in the first chapter, “This … READ MORE

How to Expand Your Company’s Innovation Network



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Organizations get it wrong … READ MORE

McKinsey & Company: Leading in the 21st century

McK Q logoIn the statement that follows, Dominic Barton, Global managing director, McKinsey & Company, introduces one of the most valuable issues of The McKinsey Quarterly published thus far. To read the issue and check out other resources, please click here.

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How IDEO brings design to corporate America

Kelley , DavidHere is the introduction to a “must read” article written by Dinah Eng for FORTUNE Magazine (April 11, 2013). In it, David Kelley explains how the company he … READ MORE

Crisis Communications: A book review by Bob Morris

Crisis CommunicationsCrisis Communications: The Definitive Guide to Managing the Message
Steven Fink
McGraw-Hill (2013)

Why you should never “pick a fight with anyone who buys bandwidth by the geobyte”

I read and reviewed Steven Fink’s previous book, Crisis Management: Planning for the Inevitable, … READ MORE

To Increase Innovation, Take the Sting Out of Failure

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Doug SundheimLion and Lamb for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and … READ MORE

Decide: A book review by Bob Morris

DecideDecide: Better Ways of Making Better Decisions
David Wethey
KoganPage Limited (2013)

For better or worse, our lives are the consequences of our decisions

According to David Wethey, “Decision science is a complex and rich academic area, quite apart from its importance in every aspect … READ MORE

Tim Berners-Lee on “Linked Data: Web Science and the Semantic Web”

Berners-LeeA graduate of Oxford University, Sir Timothy John (“Tim”) Berners-Lee, OM, KBE, FRS, FREng, FRSA (born 8 June 1955), also known as “TimBL,” invented the World … READ MORE

Google’s Greatest Innovation May Be Its Management Practice

Page and Schmidt

Page and Schmidt

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Bruce Nussbaum for Fast Company magazine. To read the complete article, check … READ MORE

Crisis Management: A book review by Bob Morris

Crisis ManagementCrisis Management: Planning for the Inevitable
Steven Fink

After So Many Years, Still Relevant and Invaluable

I read this book when it was first published in 1989 and decided to re-read its paperbound edition (2000), curious to learn to what extent … READ MORE