Posts Tagged ‘Microsoft’

METASKILLS: A book review by Bob Morris

METASKILLS: Five Talents for the Robotic Age
Marty Neumeier
New Riders (2012)

J. H. Flavell was probably the first to use the term metacognition when suggesting that it “refers to one’s knowledge concerning one’s own cognitive processes or anything related to them, e.g., the learning-relevant properties … READ MORE

Being Engaged at Work Is Not the Same as Being Productive

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Ryan Fuller and Nina Shikaloff for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain … READ MORE

Riding Shotgun: A book review by Bob Morris

Riding Shotgun: The Role of the COO
Nathaniel Bennett and Stephen Miles
Stanford University Press (January 2017)

Why the COO is probably “the toughest job in a company”

The is the updated edition of a book first published a decade ago in which Nathaniel Bennett and Stephen … READ MORE

Henry Chesbrough on “Open Innovation”

Henry Chesbrough is an American organizational theorist, adjunct professor and the executive director of the Harwood Center for Corporate Innovation at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. He is best known for his … READ MORE

Matchmakers: A book review by Bob Morris

MatchmakersMatchmakers: The New Economics of Multisided Platforms
David S. Evans and Richard Schmalensee
Harvard Business Review Press (June 2016)


How to help those with a need for a product or service to connect with those who can provide … READ MORE

Ahead of the curve: The future of performance management

Ahead of the Curve

Here is a brief excerpt from another brilliant article, in this instance co-authored by by Boris Ewenstein, Bryan Hancock, and Asmus Komm, for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete … READ MORE

Fending Off a Colleague Who Keeps Wasting Your Time

Fending

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Dorie Clark for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription … READ MORE

David Burkus on “Under New Management”: An interview by Bob Morris

Burkus, DavidDavid Burkus is a best-selling author, an award-winning podcaster, and management professor. In 2015, he was named one of the emerging thought leaders most likely to shape the future of business by Thinkers50, the world’s … READ MORE

Geoffrey Moore on competing in the Age of Disruption: An interview by Bob Morris

Moore, GeoffGeoffrey Moore is an author, speaker, and advisor who splits his consulting time between start-up companies in the Mohr Davidow portfolio and established high-tech enterprises, including Salesforce, Microsoft, Intel, Box, Aruba, Cognizant, and Rackspace most … READ MORE

Geoffrey Moore on Zone Management: An interview by Bob Morris

MooreGeoffrey Moore is an author, speaker, and advisor who splits his consulting time between start-up companies in the Mohr Davidow portfolio and established high-tech enterprises, including most recently Salesforce, Microsoft, Intel, Box, Equinix, Aruba, and Cadence. His life’s … READ MORE

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