Posts Tagged ‘Harvard Business Review Press’

Agile Talent: A book review by Bob Morris

Agile TalentAgile Talent: How to Source and Manage Outside Experts
Jon Younger and Norm Smallwood
Harvard Business Review Press (2016)

How all manner of companies gain competitive advantage with new and better ways of managing talent

All organizations need effective leadership and management at all levels … READ MORE

Strategy and Execution Are the Same Thing

MartinHere 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, and receive HBR email alerts, please click READ MORE

A Must-Read Business Classic: The First 90 Days

First 90 DaysAn Updated and Expanded Edition Michael D. Watkins’ business book classic, The First 90 Days: Proven Strategies for Getting Up to Speed Faster and SmarterREAD MORE

StandOut 2.0: A book review by Bob Morris

StandOut 2.0StandOut 2.0: Assess Your Strengths, Find Your Edge, Win at Work
Marcus Buckingham
Harvard Business Review Press (July 2015)

How to identify and then leverage the strengths needed to accelerate personal growth and professional development

Those who have read one or more of Marcus Buckingham’s … READ MORE

Authentic Workplaces Don’t Try to Make Everyone the Same

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Here is an excerpt from an article written by Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. As I read it, I was again reminded of a brilliant observation by Margaret Mead: … READ MORE

Why Should Anyone Work Here?: A book review by Bob Morris

Why Should AnyoneWhy Should Anyone Work Here?: What It Takes to Create an Authentic Organization
Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones
Harvard Business Review Press (October 2015)

“If you put fences around people, you get sheep. Give people the room they need.” William L. McKnight (1924)

McKnight made that … READ MORE

What You Really Need to Lead: A book review by Bob Morris

What You ReallyWhat You Really Need to Lead: The Power of Thinking and Acting Like an Owner
Robert Steven Kaplan
Harvard Business Review Press 2015)

To paraphrase Henry Ford, “Whether you think you can be an effective leader or think you can’t, you’re probably right.”

The last time … READ MORE

High-Impact Human Capital Strategy: A book review by Bob Morris

High-Impact HumanHigh-Impact Human Capital Strategy: Addressing the 12 Major Challenges Today’s Organizations Face
Jack J. Phillips and Patricia Pulliam Phillips
AMACOM (2015)

“It is our duty as men and women to proceed as though the limits of our abilities do not exist.” Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

According … READ MORE

HBR Guide to Leading Teams: A book review by Bob Morris

HBR Guide:Leading TeamsHBR Guide to Leading Teams
Mary Shapiro
Harvard Business Review Press (2015)

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” John Quincy … READ MORE

R “Ray” Wang: An interview by Bob Morris

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R “Ray” Wang is the Principal Analyst and CEO of Silicon Valley- based Constellation Research. He’s also the author of the popular business strategy and technology blog, “A Software Insider’s Point of View”. … READ MORE

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