Posts Tagged ‘Peter Drucker’

Johnny Covey on “Five Habits to Lead from the Heart”: An interview by Bob Morris

JohnnyIf you visit Johnny Covey’s website, you will learn that he ” is capable of bringing energy to a room where there is none, he can transform the way an event is … READ MORE

Stewart D. Friedman on “Leading the Life You Want”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

friedman-1In 1984, Stew Friedman joined Wharton, where he is the Practice Professor of Management. In 2001, he concluded a two-year assignment (while on academic leave) at Ford Motor Company, as the senior … READ MORE

Jim Dewald on “Entrepreneurial Thinking”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

DewaldJim Dewald is the dean of the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary and an associate professor in the strategy and entrepreneurship. A business leader who can provide an effective bridge between strategy … READ MORE

Alan Weiss on “How to forge your own path to success”: An interview by Bob Morris

Weiss, AlanAlan Weiss is one of those rare people who can say he is a consultant, speaker, and author and mean it. His consulting firm, Summit Consulting Group, Inc., has attracted clients such as Merck, Hewlett-Packard, GE, Mercedes-Benz, … READ MORE

Bill Steele on “Presentation Skills 201”: An interview by Bob Morris

SteeleA presentation skills trainer and coach since 1992, Bill Steele has helped thousands of presenters increase their ability to craft strong, persuasive messages and deliver them with an engaging style. He has worked with both individuals and presentation … READ MORE

David Evans and Dick Schmalensee on “The New Economics of Multisided Platforms”: An interview by Bob Morris

David Evans and Dick Schmalensee are among the early pioneers in the research of “multi-sided markets” and the economic principles that inform the unique design of business models, pricing and incentive structures, and product design for these platform-based businesses.

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Karin Hurt and David Dye on “Winning Well”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

Hurt (S)As a keynote speaker, leadership consultant, and MBA professor, Karin Hurt helps leaders improve business results by building deeper trust and connection. A former Verizon Wireless executive, she has over two decades of experience in sales, marketing, … READ MORE

Strategic human resources is key to organizational success


The first strategic objective of a business is to stay in business. This is probably what Peter Drucker has in mind when suggesting that “business has only two basic functions — marketing and innovation.” That is, … READ MORE

Bill Capodagli on “The Disney Way”: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

CapodagliBill Capodagli (pronounced Cap o die) co-authored one of Fortune magazine’s “Best Business Books of 1999,” The Disney Way. Prior to co-founding Capodagli Jackson Consulting in 1993, Bill held managerial positions at the consulting firms of AT Kearney … READ MORE

Execution Excellence: A book review by Bob Morris

Execution ExcellenceExecution Excellence: Making Strategy Work Using the Balanced Scorecard
Sanjiv Anand
John Wiley & Sons (2016)

“Vision without execution is hallucination.” Thomas Edison

David P. Norton and Robert S. Kaplan co-authored an article, “The Balanced Scorecard: Measures That Drive Performance,” published in the January/February 1992 edition … READ MORE