Posts Tagged ‘Harvard Business School’

Michael E. Porter on “What Is Strategy?”

What Is Strrategy?
Here is an excerpt from a classic article written by Michael E. Porter for Harvard Business Review (November 1996 issue) and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and … READ MORE

The Best Indicators of Deep Smarts

LeonardDorothy Leonard has co-authored three books in which she discusses “deep smarts”: business-critical, experienced-based knowledge. Such knowledge is “deep” in terms of its nature and extent and smart in terms of its practical value. We all have had a relationship with a plumber, electrician, and/or automotive … 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

How Companies Can Profit from a “Growth Mindset”

HBR logoHere is an excerpt from an article written by Harvard Business Review Staff 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

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

James Merlino, MD: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

MerlinoJames Merlino, MD, has been the Chief Experience Officer of the Cleveland Clinic health system, as well as a practicing staff colorectal surgeon in the Digestive Disease Institute. He is the founder and current president of the READ MORE

James Merlino: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

MerlinoJames Merlino, MD, has been the Chief Experience Officer of the Cleveland Clinic health system, as well as a practicing staff colorectal surgeon in the Digestive Disease Institute. He is the founder and current president of the Association for Patient Experience. As a member of the … READ MORE

John Beshears and Francesca Gino on “Identifying the Biases Behind Your Bad Decisions”

Identifying the BiasesHere is an excerpt from an article written by John Beshears and Francesca Gino 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 … READ MORE

Gary Hamel and Michele Zanini on “Why and how to build a change platform, not a change program”

Build a changeHere is a brief excerpt from an article written by Gary Hamel and Michele Zanini for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. They suggest that it’s not you, it’s your company. Management Innovation eXchange co-founders Hamel and Zanini believe that continuous improvement … READ MORE

Michael E. Porter and James E. Heppelmann on “How Smart, Connected Products Are Transforming Competition”

How SmartHere is an excerpt from an article written by Michael E. Porter and James E. Heppelmann 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 HBRREAD MORE

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