Posts Tagged ‘General Electric’

Jack Welch: “Rank-and-Yank”? That’s Not How It’s Done

BN-AK484_welch_DV_20131114190858Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Jack Welch for The Wall Street Journal in which he explains why using “differentiation” — rather than “rank-and-yank” — can align employee performance with an organization’s mission and values. To read the complete article, check … READ MORE

Beth Comstock on “The Fountainhead”: Rand Gets Visionaries Right, But Business Woefully Wrong

FountainheadHere is an excerpt from an article by Beth Comstock for LinkedIn Pulse. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here. Her post is part of a series in which LinkedIn’s Influencers describe the books that changed them. … READ MORE

Vijay Govindarajan: An interview by Bob Morris

GovindarajanVijay Govindarajan (“VG”) is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading experts on strategy and innovation. He is the Earl C. Daum 1924 Professor of International Business at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He was the first Professor in Residence … READ MORE

How Innovative Is Your Company’s Culture?

How InnovativeHere is a brief excerpt from an article co-authored by Jay Rao and Joseph Weintraub for The MIT Sloan Management Review. To read the complete article, check out others, obtain subscription information, and sign up for email alerts, please click READ MORE

Win-Win Partnerships: A book review by Bob Morris

Win-WinWin-Win Partnerships: Be on the Cutting Edge with Synergistic Coaching
Steven J. Stowell and Matt M. Starcevich
CMOE Press (1996)

“Vision without execution is hallucination.” Thomas Edison

Do not be deterred by the fact that this book was first published in 1996. Long before that, … READ MORE

The Talent Masters: A book review by Bob Morris

Talent MastersThe Talent Masters: Why Smart Leaders Put People Before Numbers
Bill Conaty and Ram Charan
Crown Business (2010)

I agree with Conaty and Charan that Steve Jobs is the archetypical “talent master.” Few others possess his combination of intelligence, temperament, energy, and … READ MORE

Kevin Allen: The first interview, by Bob Morris

Kevin Allen

Previously, Kevin Allen spent two decades at the top of advertising giants McCann-Erickson, the Interpublic Group, and Lowe Worldwide. He is now CEO and founder of a London-based business transformation company, re:kap, and globally recognised as one of the … READ MORE

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