Posts Tagged ‘Harvard Business Review Press’

Accelerate: A book review by Bob Morris

AccelerateAccelerate: Building Strategic Agility for a Faster-Moving World
John P. Kotter
Harvard Business Review Press (2014)

How to move quickly enough to stay ahead of the competition “in an age of tumultuous change and growing uncertainties”

I have read all of John Kotter’s … READ MORE

Big Data @ Work: A book review by Bob Morris

Big Data @Big Data @ Work: Dispelling the Myths, Uncovering the Opportunities
Thomas H. Davenport
Harvard Business Review Press (2014)

How to make much better decisions about and then with big data systems and capabilities

Over the years, I have read and reviewed all of Thomas Davenport’s … READ MORE

Rita Gunther McGrath, Part 1: An Interview by Bob Morris

McGrath 3Rita Gunther McGrath, a Professor at Columbia Business School, is regarded as one of the world’s top experts on strategy and innovation with particular emphasis on developing sound strategy in uncertain and volatile environments. Her ideas are widely used by leading organizations throughout the … READ MORE

Alexandra Samuel on “Listening to Your Customers When Your Customers Disagree”

Listening to CustomersHere is an excerpt from an article written by Alexandra Samuel for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts, please … READ MORE

Sidetracked: A book review by Bob Morris

Sidetracked Sidetracked: Why Our Decisions Get Derailed, and How We Can Stick to the Plan
Francesca Gino
Harvard Business Review Press (2013)

A brilliant analysis of how we make decisions and why some decisions can be inconsistent with our original

As Francesca … READ MORE

The Four Secrets to Employee Engagement

MarkeyHere is an excerpt from an article written by Rob Markey for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts, please click READ MORE

Get Out of Your Comfort Zone: A Guide for the Terrified

#2Here is an excerpt from an article written by Andy Molinsky for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts, please click READ MORE

Roger Martin on “Five Initiatives Needed in a Designer-Unfriendly Environment”

Martin, RIn 1969, Nobel Laureate Herbert Simon noted: “Engineering, medicine, business, architecture, and painting are concerned not with the necessary but with the contingent — not with how things are, but with they might be — in short, with design. Every one designs to devise … READ MORE

Tilt: A book review by Bob Morris

TiltTilt: Shifting Your Strategy from Products to Customers
Niraj Dawar
Harvard Business Review Press (2013)

How and why downstream, customer-led activities and preferences will dominate the competitive landscape in the future

Niraj Dawar offers an exceptionally thoughtful and thought-provoking examination and explanation of what could be … READ MORE

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