Posts Tagged ‘Harvard Business Review Press’

What Jim Collins learned from Peter Drucker

Jim Collins provides the Foreword to the 50th anniversary edition of Peter Drucker’s classic, The Effective Executive, a book first published in 1967. Consider this passage:

“Here are ten lessons I learned from Peter Drucker and this book, and that I offer as a small portal of … READ MORE

Smart Collaboration: A book review by Bob Morris

Smart Collaboration: How Professionals and Their Firms Succeed by Breaking Down Silos
Heidi K. Gardner
Harvard Business Review Press (January 2017)

How to establish or strengthen a workplace culture within which smart collaboration is most likely to thrive

As I … READ MORE

Four Ways to Build Inspiration and Engagement in a Workplace Culture

time-talent-energyIn Time, Talent, Energy, Michael Mankins and Eric Garton point out that the more employees in a company can be effectively engaged and inspired, the higher the organization’s productive power becomes. “People who devote more of their individual … READ MORE

Stephen Heidari-Robinson and Suzanne Heywood on How to Get a Reorganization Right: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

heidari-robinsonstephenStephen Heidari-Robinson was a leader in McKinsey & Company’s organization practice, heading the firm’s work on energy-sector reorganizations and on the practicalities of implementing reorganizations across all sectors. Stephen was … READ MORE

Stephen Heidari-Robinson and Suzanne Heywood on How to Get a Reorganization Right: Part 1 of a n interview by Bob Morris

heidari-robinsonstephenStephen Heidari-Robinson was a leader in McKinsey & Company’s organization practice, heading the firm’s work on energy-sector reorganizations and on the practicalities of implementing reorganizations across all sectors. Stephen was … READ MORE

HBR’s 10 Must Reads 2017: A book review by Bob Morris

9781633692091_p0_v3_s118x184HBR’s 10 Must Reads: 2017
Various Contributors
Harvard Business Review Press (November 2016)

Here’s another year’s worth of management wisdom, all in one place.

This is the latest volume in a series of anthologies of articles … READ MORE

The Good Struggle: A book review by Bob Morris

good-struggleThe Good Struggle: Responsible Leadership in an Unforgiving World
Joseph L. Badaracco
Harvard Business Review Press (2013)

How to “raise the odds of working successfully and responsibly in the exciting, uncertain, recombiant, market-driven world around us”

I read this … READ MORE

Defining Moments: A book review by Bob Morris

defining-momentsDefining Moments: When Managers Must Choose Between Right and Right
Joseph L. Badaracco
Harvard Business Review Press (1997)

How to make decisions that could – and probably will — reveal a … READ MORE

Reorg: A book review by Bob Morris

reorgReorg: How to Get It Right
Stephen Heidari-Robinson and Suzanne Heywood
Harvard Business Review Press (November 2016)

How to unlock latent value, especially in a rapidly changing competitive environment

I recall reading somewhere … READ MORE

Joseph Badaracco on making smart decisions “in the gray area”: An interview by Bob Morris

badaroccoJoseph L. Badaracco is the John Shad Professor of Business Ethics at Harvard Business School. He has taught courses on business ethics, strategy, and management in the School’s MBA and executive programs. Badaracco is a … READ MORE

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