Posts Tagged ‘“the ideology of comfort and the tyranny of custom”’

Why Culture Still Matters

Why Culture
Peter Drucker once suggested that “culture eats strategy for breakfast.” There is no denying the power of culture. Indeed, Jim O’Toole suggests that the strongest resistance to change … READ MORE

Why some people don’t even think “inside the box”


Not a week goes by that I am not reminded again of the fact that some people don’t even think “inside the box,” much less consider possibilities elsewhere.


I think there … READ MORE

Michael J. Silverstein: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris


Michael J. Silverstein is a leader of The Boston Consulting Group’s global consumer practice. He specializes in helping the senior team at large multinationals transform their companies through superior consumer insight, accelerated organic growth, and M&A. His clients … READ MORE

Gerald Posner: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

Gerald_Posner_author.tiffJohn Martin of ABC News says “Gerald Posner is one of the most resourceful investigators I have encountered in thirty years of journalism.” The Los Angeles Times dubs him “a classic-style investigative journalist.”

Posner is the author of twelve books, including New York TimesREAD MORE

Tim Richardson: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris


Formerly, Tim Richardson headed Leadership and Talent at PWC (2000-2009), where he was the driving force behind the creation of an integrated talent strategy and leadership development. He started his career in financial services. He now focuses on talent and leadership consultancy bringing insights to senior … READ MORE

R “Ray” Wang: An interview by Bob Morris


R “Ray” Wang is the Principal Analyst and CEO of Silicon Valley- based Constellation Research. He’s also the author of the popular business strategy and technology blog, “A Software Insider’s Point of View”. … READ MORE

Susan Packard: An interview by Bob Morris

PackardIn this competitive marketplace, an organization’s ability to innovate by staying ahead of the competition and delivering products that command the market’s attention is more important than ever. As co-founder and chief operating officer of … READ MORE

Lead the Work: A book review by Bob Morris

Lead the WorkLead the Work: Navigating a World Beyond Employment
John Boudreau, Ravin Jesuthasan, and David Creelman
Jossey-Bass/A Wiley Imprint (2015)

“The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence – it is to act with yesterday’s … READ MORE

Ralph Young: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

imgresRalph Young is a history professor at Temple University. He has done extensive research in the history of protest movements, terrorist organizations, and 17th-century Puritanism. He is the author of Dissent: The History of an American … READ MORE

Making Human Capital Analytics Work: A book review by Bob Morris

Making Human CapitalMaking Human Capital Analytics Work: Measuring the ROI of Human Capital Processes and Outcomes
Patricia Pulliam Phillips and Jack J. Phillips
McGraw-Hill (2015)

How to connect HR to business, predict the value of HR initiatives, … READ MORE