Posts Tagged ‘Peter Drucker’

Bernard Roth: An interview by Bob Morris

RothBernie Roth is the Rodney H. Adams Professor of Engineering at Stanford University. A longtime veteran of the Stanford design scene, he first came to the Stanford Design Division faculty in 1962. His most recent activities have moved him more strongly into experiences that enhance peoples’ … READ MORE

Great Communication Secrets of Great Leaders: A book revieww by Bob Morris

Great Communication SecretsGreat Communication Secrets of Great Leaders
John Baldoni
McGraw-Hill (2003)

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”
George Bernard Shaw

I read this book when it was first published (2003) and recently re-read it, curious … READ MORE

Workplace Wellness that Works: A book review by Bob Morris

Workplace WellnessWorkplace Wellness that Works: 10 Steps to Infuse Well-Being & Vitality into Any Organization
Laura Putnam
John Wiley & Sons (2015)

To accelerate personal growth and professional development, no other single source offers more and better guidance.

I agree with Laura Putnam and countless others that wellness … READ MORE

Peter J. Boni: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

Boni 1Peter J. Boni has advanced by taking on the tough assignments of repositioning organizations that had run aground. During his career, he added nearly $5 billion of value as a science and technology CEO (public, private, IPO), consultant, director, and private equity/venture capital investor. His … READ MORE

John Ferling: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

Ferling1Throughout his long career, historian John Ferling has specialized in the American Revolution. He taught numerous courses on the Revolution, America’s Founders, and U. S. military history. He is the author of thirteen books, the latest of which is Whirlwind: … READ MORE

Chief Customer Officer 2.0: A book review by Bob Morris

Chief Culture OfficerChief Customer Officer 2.0: How to Build Your Customer-Driven Growth Engine
Jeanne Bliss
John Wiley & Sons (2015)

How to lead a customer-driven business transformation by establishing value for the role of the chief customer officer

This is a sequel to Chief Customer … READ MORE

Your Strategy Needs a Strategy: A book review by Bob Morris

Your Strategy NeedsYour Strategy Needs a Strategy: How to Choose and Execute the Right Approach
Martin Reeves, Knut Haanaes, and Janmejava Sinha
Harvard Business Review Press (2015)

“The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do.”
— Michael Porter

Porter’s comment offers a valuable reminder, … READ MORE

The Management Century: A book review by Bob Morris

Management CenturyThe Management Century
Stuart Crainer
Jossey-Bass/Wiley Imprint (2000)

A brilliant survey of cutting-edge business thinking in the 20th century

Note: I reviewed this book when it was published in 2000 and recently re-read it in preparation to read and then review the first volumes in the Thinkers50READ MORE

Laurie Sudbrink: An interview by Bob Morris

Sudbrink1-1With a passion for developing accountable and proactive workplaces, Laurie Sudbrink established Unlimited Coaching Solutions, Inc. in 1999. She has been a catalyst for change in the workplace ever since. She brings more than 20 years of corporate experience in human relations, leadership/ management, sales, marketing, … READ MORE

Chief Culture Officer: A book review by Bob Morris

Chief Culture OfficderChief Culture Officer: How to Create a Living, Breathing Corporation
Grant McCracken
Basic Books (2009)

The world outside the corporation: ”the body of ideas, emotions, and activities that make up the life of the consumer”

I read this book when it was first … READ MORE

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