Posts Tagged ‘Harvard Business Review Press’

What “Living Differentiation” is and why it is so important to business success

Here is an excerpt from an article written by James Allen 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 … READ MORE

The Social Life of Information: A book review by Bob Morris

The Social Life of Information
John Seely Brown and Paul Duguid
Harvard Business Review Press (March 2017)

How and why “the ability of information and its technologies [continue] to change the social world for the better”

This is an updated edition of a book first published … READ MORE

Dual Transformation: A book review by Bob Morris

Dual Transformation: How to Reposition Today’s Business While Creating the Future
Scott D. Anthony, Clark G. Gilbert, and Mark W. Johnson
Harvard Business Review Press (April 2017)

How and why combining the assets and benefits of scale and entrepreneurial spirit will drive massive impact

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The Dual Transformation Equation: A + B + C = Δ

In Dual Transformation, a book co-authored with Clark Gilbert and Mark Johnson, Scott Anthony explains how and why to combine assets and benefits of scale with entrepreneurial behavior to drive massive impact.

They observe:

“When you take your first algebra class, you’re introduced to the Greek letter delta. … READ MORE

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

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