Posts Tagged ‘Peter Drucker’

Kai Hammerich: An interview by Bob Morris

HammerichBased in London, Kai Hammerich heads the European Leadership & Succession Practice for Russell Reynolds Associates. He has conducted numerous chairman, board, CEO and c-suite assignments for major Nordic, European and global technology clients as well as for some the largest Nordic corporations. He has been nominated: … READ MORE

Scott Doorley and Scott Witthoft: An interview by Bob Morris

DoorleyScott Doorley is the Creative Director at the Stanford d.school. His design work centers on using media and environments to enhance interactions, gently guide behavior, and bolster learning. At Stanford, he teaches classes in communication design including storytelling & visual communication, improvisation, and digital media … READ MORE

Steve Yastrow: An interview by Bob Morris

YastrowSteve Yastrow is the author of three books: Ditch the Pitch: The Art of Improvised Persuasion, We: The Ideal Customer Relationship, and Brand Harmony. Management guru Tom Peters said, “When Steve Yastrow writes, I pay close attention,” and called Brand Harmony “compelling … READ MORE

Strategy is Everyone’s Job: A book review by Bob Morris

Strategy Is Everyone's Job

Strategy is Everyone’s Job
Steven J. Stowell and Stephanie S, Mead
CMOE Press (2013)

How and why even a slight competitive advantage can be decisive for an organization…and a career

This is my favorite passage in Lao-Tzu’s Tao Te Ching

“Learn from … READ MORE

Michael Roberto: An interview by Bob Morris

RobertoMichael Roberto is the Trustee Professor of Management at Bryant University in Smithfield, RI. He has written two books: Why Great Leaders Don’t Take Yes For An Answer and Know What You Don’t Know. He has created two best-selling audio/video courses for The Teaching Company … READ MORE

Shawn Hunter: An interview by Bob Morris

HunterShawn Hunter is Executive Producer & Vice President for Leadership Solutions at Skillsoft. For over a decade Hunter has interviewed, collaborated with, and filmed, hundreds of leading business authors, executives, and business school faculty in an effort to assemble video learning solutions, as both an … READ MORE

Patricia Nolan-Brown: An interview by Bob Morris

Nolan-BrownPatricia Nolan-Brown has been inventing and marketing problem-solving products for more than 22 years. She is the author of Idea to Invention: What You Need to Know to Cash in Your Inspiration (AMACOM, January 2014.) She also teaches an … READ MORE

Strength-Based Lean Six Sigma: A book review by Bob Morris

Strength-Based LeanStrength-Based Lean Six Sigma: Building Positive and Engaging Business Improvement
David Shaked
KoganPage (2014)

How and why one approach to Lean Six Sigma “is more natural to work with and more sustainable in the long run”

Where to begin?

David Shaked provides an abundance of … READ MORE

Scott Anthony on “Eight Essential Questions for Every Corporate Innovator”

Eight Essential QuestionsHere is an excerpt from an article written by Scott Anthony for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts, please … READ MORE

“There is not all that much new in the best [business] books.”

imgresIn a recent post for the First Friday Book Synopsis website, Randy Mayeux observes:

“I’ve read business books for decades, and presented synopses of many of them for nearly 16 full years. You know what? There is not all that much new in the … READ MORE

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