Archive for March, 2016

Platform Revolution: A book review by Bob Morris

Platform RevolutionPlatform Revolution: How Networked Markets Are Transforming the Economy—And How to Make Them Work for You
Geoffrey G. Parker, Marshall W. Van Alstyne, and Sangeet Paul Choudary
W. W. Norton & Company March 2016)

How to accelerate connectivity and interaction, thereby dominating your competitive … READ MORE

An executive’s guide to the Internet of Things

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Jacques Bughin, Michael Chui, and James Manyika for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other … READ MORE

Breaking down the gender challenge

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Alexis Krivkovich, Eric Kutcher, and Lareina Yee for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other … READ MORE

Global Vision: A book review by Bob

Global VisionGlobal Vision: How Companies Can Overcome the Pitfalls of Globalization
Robert Salomon
Palgrave Macmillan (2016)

Here is “a lens through which to view globalization in a new and compelling way”

Robert Salomon provides an abundance of valuable … READ MORE

Under New Management: A book review by Bob Morris

Under New ManagementUnder New Management: How Leading Organizations Are Upending Business as Usual
David Burkus
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (March 2016)

“Most of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to get their jobs done.” Peter Drucker

When concluding his previous book, … READ MORE

Jon Younger and Norm Smallwood on “Agile Talent”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

YoungerJon Younger is founding partner of the Agile Talent Collaborative (and partner emeritus at the RBL Group where he established the firm’s HR transformation practice. He is well known and respected for his consulting in HR transformation, talent management, and change leadership. He is … READ MORE

Simulate to Stimulate

LinknerHere is an excerpt from a recent blog post by Josh Linkner. As always, he offers excellent advice on how to achieve success (however defined), in this instance by becoming better prepared than anyone … READ MORE

Get Smart!: A book review by Bob Morris

Get Smart!Get Smart!: How to Think and Act Like the Most Successful and Highest-Paid People in Every Field
Brian Tracy
Bibliomotion (March 2016)

“We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will … READ MORE

David Burkus on “Under New Management”: An interview by Bob Morris

Burkus, DavidDavid Burkus is a best-selling author, an award-winning podcaster, and management professor. In 2015, he was named one of the emerging thought leaders most likely to shape the future of business by Thinkers50, the world’s … READ MORE

A 10-Year Study Reveals What Great Executives Know and Do

A Ten-Year Study

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Ron Carucci for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the … READ MORE

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