Posts Tagged ‘Peter Drucker’

The Importance of Vision to Operational High Performance

In State of Readiness, Joseph Paris, Jr. makes an important distinction:

Operations refers to processes, whereas operational refers to deals with systems — even entire enterprises. Accordingly, there must be a difference between excellence in operations, or process excellence, and operational excellence. … 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

Eduardo Braun on “People First Leadership”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

Eduardo Braun is a leadership expert, keynote speaker, and author. For more than 15 years he has traveled the globe and engaged in conversation with world-renowned management leaders, heads of state, and top academics and entrepreneurs, including personalities … READ MORE

Samuel Bacharach on “The Agenda Mover”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

Samuel B. Bacharach is the co-founder of the New York City based Bacharach Leadership Group (BLG) and is also the McKelvey-Grant professor in the department of organizational behavior at Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR). … READ MORE

M. Tamara Chandler on “How Performance Management Is Killing Performance”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

Tamra Chandler is a bona fide people maven. This means she’s someone who has spent the majority of her career thinking about people, researching how they’re motivated, and developing new and effective ways for organizations to achieve the … READ MORE

Joe Pulizzi on the Power of Content Marketing: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

Joe Pulizzi is an entrepreneur, speaker, author, podcaster, father and lover of all things orange. He’s the founder of multiple startups, including the Content Marketing Institute (CMI), the leading content marketing educational resource for enterprise brands, recognized as the fastest growing business media company by Inc. … READ MORE

Paradigmatic Considerations

Thomas Kuhn is generally credited with introducing the concepts of paradigms and paradigm shiftshis classic work, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, first published in 1962. According to Kuhn, Paradigms are “universally recognized scientific achievements that, for a time, provide model problems and solutions for … READ MORE

Derek Roger on “Work Without Stress”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

Derek Roger qualified originally in psychology, and is a British Psychological Society Chartered Psychologist. The emphasis in his work subsequently shifted to neuroscience, and his ground-breaking research, mainly at the University of York in England … READ MORE

Geoffrey Colon on “Disruptive Marketing”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

Photo by Stuart Tracte

Geoffrey Colon is the voice at the intersection of marketing, tech, and popular culture. Thinking is his commodity. DJ, data punk, podcaster and author, Geoffrey is a Communications Designer at … READ MORE

The Power of Positive Destruction: A book review by Bob Morris

The Power of Positive Destruction: How to Turn a Business Idea Into a Revolution
Seth Merrin
John Wiley & Sons (2016)

How to break things down to make them better and “improve the lives of all … READ MORE