Posts Tagged ‘Harvard Business Review Press’

The Alliance: A book review by Bob Morris

AllianceThe Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age
Reid Hoffman, Ben Casnocha, and Chris Yeh
Harvard Business Review Press (2014)

How to cope with the “fundamental disconnect of modern employment”

What is the “fundamental disconnect” to which Reid Hoffman, Ben Casnocha, and Chris Yeh refer? They assert … READ MORE

Collective Genius: A book review by Bob Morris

Collective GeniusCollective Genius: The Art and Practice of Leading Innovation
Linda Hill, Greg Brandeau, Emily Truelove, and Kent Lineback
Harvard Business Review Press (2014)

Valuable perspectives on the role of the leader in creating and then sustaining a culture within which innovation thrives

As I began to … READ MORE

How I Did It: A book review by Bob Morris

How I Did ItHow I Did It: Lessons from the Front Lines of Business
Various Contributors
Harvard Business Review Press (2014)

Cutting-edge perspectives on the unique leadership challenges at the CEO-level

There were 14 editors involved with these essays, written by 34 CEOs, … READ MORE

Six Simple Rules: A book review by Bob Morris

Six SimpleSix Simple Rules: How to Manage Complexity without Getting Complicated
Yves Morieux and Peter Tollman
Harvard Business Review Press (2014)

How organizations can create more value with better management of complexity by abandoning both hard and soft approaches

I agree … READ MORE

Yves Morieux: “As work gets more complex, here are 6 rules to simplify.”

Yves Morieux

Yves Morieux

Richard Saul Wurman created the TED conference in 1984 as a onetime event. (As you may already know, TED refers to Technology, Education, and Design.) It became a four-day conference six years later. … READ MORE

The Moment of Clarity: A book review by Bob Morris

Moment of ClarityThe Moment of Clarity: Using the Human Sciences to Solve Your Toughest Business Problems
Christian Madsbjerg and Mikkel Rasmussen
Harvard Business Review Press (2014)

How and why the human sciences address “the reality of people’s lives at their most complex…and … READ MORE

Power Cues: A book review by Bob Morris

Power CuesPower Cues: The Subtle Science of Leading Groups, Persuading Others, and Maximizing Your Personal Impact
Nick Morgan
Harvard Business Review Press (2014)

A rigorous and comprehensive exploration of where and what determine the value of interactions [comma] for better or worse,

In this exceptionally thoughtful … READ MORE

How to use the human sciences to solve your toughest business problems

Christian Madsbjerg

Christian Madsbjerg

I agree with Christian Madsbjerg and Mikkel Rasmussen: “There is a set of assumptions about human behavior that drives most of our current understanding in today’s business culture. We don’t talk about these assumptions. Most of us aren’t … READ MORE

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


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