Posts Tagged ‘Peter Drucker’

Friederike Fabritius on The Leading Brain: An interview by Bob Morris

Friederike Fabritius is a neuropsychologist and a leading expert in the field of Neuroleadership. After starting at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research and then continuing as a management consultant at McKinsey, Friederike now applies her unique … READ MORE

Good Strategy/Bad Strategy: A book review by Bob Morris

Good Strategy/Bad Strategy: The Difference and Why It Matters
Richard Rumelt
Crown Business (2011)

How and why a good strategy “acknowledges the challenges being faced and provides an approach to overcome them

As the title of this review correctly indicates, Richard Rumelt is convinced … READ MORE

Waste is usually the lowest hanging fruit

Recently, I posted an excerpt from an article by Vinay Couto, Deniz Caglar, and John Plansky for strategy+business magazine, published by PwC Strategy& LLC. In the article, Building Trust While Cutting Costs, … READ MORE

The Fog of Business


The Prussian military analyst Carl von Clausewitz is credited with coining the phrase “the fog of war” in his posthumous classic, On War (1832). An English translation was first published in 1873. He observed, “War is the … READ MORE

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

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