Posts Tagged ‘Peter Drucker’

Tim Clark and Bruce Hazen on business models for teams: An interview by Robert Morris

Before discussing Business Models for Teams, here are a few general questions. First,  was there a turning point (if not an epiphany) years ago that set you on the career course you continue to follow? Please explain.

Tim: Agreeing … READ MORE

The Innovation Revolution: A book review by Bob Morris

The Innovation Revolution: Discover the Genius Hiding in Plain Sight
K. Melissa Kennedy
48 Innovate (February 2017)

Individuals as well as organizations must either change in order to thrive or remain the same and deteriorate

Major research studies … READ MORE

The most important alignment within any organization

This is one of the greatest challenges that all leaders face: getting the right work done by the right people to do it.

The alignment consists of two components.

Here’s one of Peter Drucker’s most valuable insights: “There is surely … READ MORE

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

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