Posts Tagged ‘Google’

McKinsey Quarterly: The Ten Most Popular Articles (Third Quarter 2015)

These are the ten articles that have been most popular with readers of the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, obtain subscription information, and register to receive email alerts, please click here.

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Reinventing Society in the Wake of Big Data: A Conversation with Alex (“Sandy”) Pentland


According to John Brockman, Publisher & Editor,, “With Big Data we can now begin to actually look at the details of social interaction and how those play out, and are no longer limited to averages like market indices or election results. This is an astounding … READ MORE

HBR Guide to Leading Teams: A book review by Bob Morris

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Mary Shapiro
Harvard Business Review Press (2015)

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” John Quincy … READ MORE

How to separate learning myths from reality

neuromyths2_150x84Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Artin Atabaki, Stacey Dietsch, and Julia M. Sperling for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. They discuss misconceptions about the brain that are embedded in corporate training programs and could be sabotaging their effectiveness. … READ MORE

The Nine Questions That All Breakthrough Innovators Ask

LinknerHere is a recent blog post by Josh Linkner. I urge you to check out the wealth of valuable resources at his website.

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From discovering new drug therapies to winning triathlons, … READ MORE

What Every Manager Should Know About Machine Learning

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Here is an excerpt from an article written by Mike Yeomans for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and receive HBR email alerts, please click READ MORE

The 24/7 Work Culture’s Toll on Families and Gender Equality

Erin Reid, left, an assistant professor at Boston University, and Robin Ely, a professor at Harvard Business School. “These 24/7 work cultures lock gender inequality in place," Ms. Ely said. Photo Credit: Erik Jacobs for The New York Times

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Thinkers 50 Innovation: A book review by Bob Morris

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Stuart Crainer and Des Dearlove
McGraw-Hill Education (2014)

How does an organization establish and/or strengthen a capability for discontinuous innovation?

This is one of the volumes in a series published by McGraw-Hill Education and … READ MORE

Greg McKeown on “The Pursuit of Less”


Here is an excerpt from an interview of Greg McKeown by Frank Kalman for written Talent Management magazine. To read the interview, check out all the resources, and sign up for a free subscription to the TM and/or Chief Learning Officer magazines published by MedfiaTec, … READ MORE

Chip and Dan Heath on “Four principles for making better decisions”

Authors (and brothers) Chip and Dan Heath propose four steps for improving decision making. Below is an overview of that process, whose initials spell “WRAP.” It’s elaborated in their new book, Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Business (Crown Business, March 2013).



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