Posts Tagged ‘Harvard Business Review Press’

HBR Guide to Buying a Small Business: A book review by Bob Morris

HBR Guide to Buying a Small Business
Richard S. Ruback and Royce Yudkoff
Harvard Business Review Press (2017)

“I’m convinced that about half of what separates the … READ MORE

How breakthrough creativity happens at the intersection of different fields, ideas, people, and culture

In the Foreword to the revised and updated edition of Frans Johansson’s classic, The Medici Effect, Teresa Amiable discusses the concept of “intersectional creativity,” a process of collaboration that is ecumenical, multidisciplinary, multifunctional, and most important of all, open. Throughout history, the most creative teams — … READ MORE

Sense & Respond: A book review by Bob Morris

Sense & Respond: How Successful Organizations Listen to Customers and Create New Products Continuously
Jeff Gothelp and Josh Seiden
Harvard Business Review Press (February 2017)

Engage an organization in a two-way conversation with its market(s) and customers, integrated at … READ MORE

The Best Companies Don’t Have More Stars — They Cluster Them Together


Here is an excerpt from an article written by Michael Mankins for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign … READ MORE

Andy Molinsky on Reaching Beyond the Comfort Zone: An interview by Bob Morris

Andy Molinsky is a Professor of International Management and Organizational Behavior at Brandeis University’s International Business School, with a joint appointment in the Department of Psychology. He is the author of the new book Reach: A New Strategy … READ MORE

Five “Key Myths” About a Comfort Zone

Some of the most valuable material in Reach: A New Strategy to Help You Step Outside Your Comfort Zone, Rise to the Challenge and Build Confidence is provided in the Chapter Nine when Andy Molinsky shares his thoughts about … READ MORE

The Peter F. Drucker Reader: A book review by Bob Morris

The Peter F. Drucker Reader: Selected Articles from the Father of Modern Management Thinking
Harvard Business Review Editors
Harvard Business Review Press (January 2017)

Here’s the most important … READ MORE

Use Design Thinking to Build Commitment to a New Idea

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Roger L. Martin for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, … READ MORE

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

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