Posts Tagged ‘Harvard Business Review Press’

The Tools You Need to Make Every Meeting More Productive

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Here 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, obtain subscription information, and receive HBR email alerts, please click READ MORE

Jon Kolko: An interview by Bob Morris

KolkoJon Kolko is Vice President of Consumer Design at Blackboard; he joined Blackboard with the acquisition of MyEdu, a startup focused on helping students succeed in college and get jobs. Jon is also the Founder and Director of Austin Center for Design. His work focuses on … READ MORE

Wiser: A book review by Bob Mofrris

WiserWiser: Getting Beyond Groupthink to Make Groups Smarter
Cass R. Sunstein and Reid Hastie
Harvard Business Review Press 2014)

How to separate, implement, and optimize the divergent and convergent stages of every problem-solving process

As I began to read this book, I was reminded of a passage … READ MORE

Valuable Lessons to Be Learned from Cass Sunsein and Reid Hastie

WiserIn one of Tom Davenport’s recent books, Judgment Calls: Twelve Stories of Big Decisions and the Teams That Got Them Right, he and co-author Brooke Manville offer “an antidote for the Great Man theory of decision making and … READ MORE

Cass Sunstein visits The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

SunsteinIt will be a sad day for me when Jon Stewart is no longer with The Daily Show (except in spirit) but at least he will continue to be involved in activities that amuse as well as inform those who appreciate the pleasure of his company. … READ MORE

Don’t Let a Group Dynamic Quash Critical Thinking

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Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here.

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People often censor themselves when working in groups because they don’t … READ MORE

Dorothy Leonard: An interview by Bob Morris

LeonardDorothy Leonard, the William J. Abernathy Professor of Business Administration Emerita, joined the Harvard faculty in 1983 after teaching for three years at the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She has taught MBA courses in managerial leadership, corporate capabilities, new product and process … READ MORE

Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader: A book review by Bob Morris

Act Like a LeaderAct Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader
Herminia Ibarra
Harvard Business Review Press (2015)

What outsight is, how to develop it, and why leaders who possess it have much greater impact

Herminia Ibarra notes that research on how adults learn “shows that … READ MORE

Elements of a Good Story

IbarraIn Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader, Hermina Ibarra explains that all great stories, from Antigone to Casablanca to Star Wars, derive their power from a beginning-middle-end end story structure … READ MORE

What’s Your Story?

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Here is an excerpt from an article written by Herminia Ibarra and Kent Lineback 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

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