Three Secrets of Organizational Effectiveness

1Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Jesse Newton and Josh Davis for strategy+business, published by Strategy&, formerly Booz & Company. Newton and Davis explain how the practices of “pride builders” can help you develop a high-performance culture. To … READ MORE

How to Lead Your Team into the Unknown

Leading Your Team
Here is an excerpt from an article written by Nathan Furr and Jeffrey H. Dyer for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription … READ MORE

Women at Work: A Guide for Men

LipmanJHere is a brief excerpt from an article by Joanne Lipman for The Wall Street Journal. She explains why even the most well-intentioned male managers can be clueless when dealing with women in the workplace. Her purpose is to “discuss the … READ MORE

Red Auerbach on Management

Red AuerbachHere is an excerpt from a classic article from the March (1987) of Harvard Business Review written by Alan M. Webber It is based on his interview of Red Auerbach. To … READ MORE

Geoffrey Moore on Big Data and RFID: An interview by Bob Morris

0c560a3Geoffrey Moore is an author, speaker, and advisor who splits his consulting time between start-up companies in the Mohr Davidow portfolio and established high-tech enterprises, including Salesforce, Microsoft, Intel, Box, Aruba, Cognizant, and Rackspace most recently. His life’s work has focused … READ MORE

Is there a payoff from top-team diversity?

Abstract5Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Thomas Barta, Markus Kleiner, and Tilo Neumann for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. They acknowledge that, between 2008 and 2010, companies with more diverse top teams were also … READ MORE

Analytics Meets Mother Goose

Mother GooseHere is a brief excerpt from a brilliant article by Michael Fitzgerald for the MIT Sloan Management Review. He suggests that data scientists tend to work in relative isolation and focus on their data rather than the “big picture” their … READ MORE

Roger Ferguson (chief executive of TIAA-CREF) in “The Corner Office”

FergusonAdam 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 Roger Ferguson,chief executive of TIAA-CREF, theretirement … READ MORE

Mark Roberti on Big Data and RFID: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

RobertiMark Roberti has reported on business for major publications worldwide since 1985. In 2002, he launched RFID Journal on the Web as an independent source of news and information for business and IT executives looking to tap RFID’s enormous potential. He … READ MORE


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