Posts Tagged ‘Harvard Business School’

Rosabeth Moss Kanter’s thoughts about America’s transportation infrastructure

KanterHere is a video of a mini-interview of Rosabeth Moss Carter by Rodney Slater for C-Span2’s BookTV series. Slater served as transportation secretary during the Clinton administration (1997-2001).

Harvard Business School professor Kanter discusses with him America’s transportation infrastructure. She traces back some 200 years to the … READ MORE

John Schwartz on Rosabeth Moss Kanter’s Latest Book, Move

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Above: A collapsed bridge in Washington State, 2013. Credit: Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times, via Associated Press

Here is a brief excerpt from John Schwartz’s insightful review in The New York Times of Rosabeth Moss Kanter‘s latest book, Move: Putting America’s Infrastructure … READ MORE

Managing Yourself: Extreme Productivity

ProzenRobert C. Pozen does a lot. He’s been a top executive at two mutual fund giants, Fidelity and MFS Investment Management. He’s also been an attorney, a government official, a law school professor, a business school professor, and a prolific author. And he has often been … READ MORE

A conversation with Grant McCracken on how to build “a living, breathing culture”

McCrackenTrained as an anthropologist (Ph.D. University of Chicago), Grant McCracken has studied American culture and commerce for 25 years. He has been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show and worked for Timberland, New York Historical Society, Diageo, IKEA, Sesame Street, Nike, the White House, and Netflix.

He … READ MORE

Bill Gates, Andy Grove and Steve Jobs: The Strategies They Shared

BillGatesetalHere is a brief excerpt from an article by Steve Lohr that appeared in The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here.

Photo Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

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You Need an Innovation Strategy

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Here is an excerpt from an article written by Gary P. Pisano 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

The 24/7 Work Culture’s Toll on Families and Gender Equality

Erin Reid, left, an assistant professor at Boston University, and Robin Ely, a professor at Harvard Business School. “These 24/7 work cultures lock gender inequality in place," Ms. Ely said. Photo Credit: Erik Jacobs for The New York Times

Erin Reid, … READ MORE

Twilight of the gurus

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Here is a brief excerpt from the Schumpeter column featured in The Economist. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here.

Illustration credit: Brett Ryder

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Here’s a wealth of wisdom to accelerate personal growth and professional development

2QIn Getting There: A Book of Mentors, published by Abrams Image (April 14, 2015), Gillian Zoe Segal has assembled a wealth of information, insights, and counsel from the mini-memoirs of thirty prominent men and women.

Here are four who share … READ MORE

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