Posts Tagged ‘Good-to-Great’

Humility Is the New Smart: A book review by Bob Morris

Humility Is the New Smart: Rethinking Human Excellence in the Smart Machine Age
Edward D. Hess and Katherine Ludwig
Barrett-Koehler Publishers (January 2017)

“NewSmart”: Excellence at the very highest levels of cognition and initiative

What will be … READ MORE

Life’s Work: An Interview with Kevin Spacey

R1603L_SPACEYHere is a brief excerpt from an interview of Kevin Spacey by Alison Beard for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain … READ MORE

Move Your Bus: A book review by Bob Morris

Move Your Bus Move Your Bus: An Extraordinary New Approach to Accelerating Success in Work and Life
Ron Clark
Touchstone/An imprint of Simon & Schuster (2015)

How to accelerate “the relentless pursuit of excellence” and do so with people power

Ron Clark’s use … READ MORE

The Wisdom of Peter Drucker from A to Z

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Here is an excerpt from an article by Leigh Buchanan for Inc. magazine in which she examines Drucker’s contributions, from A to Z. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, … READ MORE

The Re-Education of Jim Collins

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The author or co-author of Good to Great, Built to Last, How the Mighty Fall, and Great by Choice went to West Point to teach leadership. Instead, he was the one who … READ MORE

A Culture of Purpose: A book review by Bob Morris

Culture:PurposeA Culture of Purpose: How to Choose the Right People and Make the Right People Choose You
Christoph Lueneburger
Jossey-Bass/A Wiley Brand (2014)

A brilliant analysis of perhaps the single most important dimension of organizational alignment

Accord to Jim Collins in Good to Great, one of the … READ MORE

The Essential Management Book You’re Not Reading

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Here is an excerpt from an article by Leigh Buchanan for Inc. magazine in which she explains why a handbook originally intended for software programmers, Extreme Programming Explained, is … READ MORE

Three Rules for Making a Company Truly Great

Michael E. Raynor

Michael E. Raynor

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Michael E. Raynor and Mumtaz Ahmed for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To … READ MORE

It’s All About Who You Hire, How They Lead…: A book review by Bob Morris

It's All About WhoIt’s All About Who You Hire, How They Lead…and Other Essential Advice from a Self-Made Leader
Morton L. Mandel with John A. Byrne
Jossey-Bass/A Wiley Imprint (2013)

How and why almost any organization “can be a growth business if you have the … READ MORE

Liz Wiseman on Good and Bad “Multipliers” in the Workplace Environment

Wiseman, LizIn Multipliers, written with Greg McKeown, Liz Wiseman juxtaposes two quite different types of persons whom she characterizes as the “Multiplier” and the “Diminisher.” Although she refers to them as leaders, suggesting they have supervisory responsibilities, … READ MORE

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