Posts Tagged ‘Harvard Business Review Press’

HBR Guide to Dealing with Conflict: A book review by Bob Morris

HBR Guide to Dealing with Conflict
Amy Gallo
Harvard Business Review Press (April 2017)

Cutting-edge thinking about the common sources of conflict, how people approach it differently, and how to resolve it

Most of the volumes in the … READ MORE

The Three Distinguishing Features of a Third and (Perhaps) Better Way to Innovate

In The Power of Little Ideas, written with Kent Lineback, David Robertson introduces a low-risk, high-reward approach to innovation he characterizes as the “Third Way.” In essence, this approach is “neither incremental improvement in current products nor revolutionary [radical] disruption of those products…[an approach that … READ MORE

Radical Candid Criticism at Google and Apple

In Radical Candor, Kim Scott explains how almost any organization — whatever its size and nature may be — can “defy the gravitational pull of organizational mediocrity.” The ultimate goal of what she characterizes as Radical … READ MORE

Setting New Leaders Up For Success


Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Nathaniel Plamondon for Halogen Software’s TalentSpace blog. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign up for email alerts, … READ MORE

HBR’s 10 Must Reads for New Managers: A book review by Bob Morris

HBR’s 10 Must Reads for New Managers
Various Contributors
Harvard Business Review Press (February 2017)

“There is surely nothing quite so useless as doing with great efficiency what should not be done at all.” Peter Drucker

This is … READ MORE

The Four Decisions: A Simple Process for Determining How to Proceed

In The Power of Little Ideas, written with Kent Lineback, David Robertson introduces a low-risk, high-reward approach to innovation he characterizes as the “Third Way.” In essence, this approach is “neither incremental improvement in current products nor revolutionary [radical] disruption of those products…[an approach that … READ MORE

The Walt Disney Company: How its “magic” was created, lost, and then regained

In The Power of Little Ideas, written with Kent Lineback, David Robertson introduces a low-risk, high-reward approach to innovation he characterizes as the “Third Way.” In essence, this approach is “neither incremental improvement in current products nor revolutionary [radical] disruption of those products…[an approach that … READ MORE

Three Distinct Forces Behind the Rise of Creative Intersections

In The Medici Effect, Frans Johansson explains how and why breakthrough creativity happens at the Intersection of different fields, ideas, people, and cultures.

This is a revised, updated, and expanded edition of a book first published in 2004, with … READ MORE

The Medici Effect: A book review by Bob Morris

The Medici Effect: What Elephants and Epidemics Can Teach Us About Innovation
Frans Johansson
Harvard Business Review Press (March 2017)

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go … READ MORE

Innovative management: A conversation with Gary Hamel

Here is a brief excerpt from another outstanding interview of Gary Hamel featured online by The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company and conducted by Joanna Barsh. To read the complete article, check out others, obtain subscription … READ MORE

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