Posts Tagged ‘Roger Martin’

Left Brain, Right Stuff: A book review by Bob Morris

Left BrainLeft Brain, Right Stuff: How Leaders Make Winning Decisions
Phil Rosenzweig
PublicAffairs (2014)

Why understanding the decision making process as well as the roles of action and analysis “can improve the odds of success”

As I began to read … READ MORE

Tim Brown on “The Need for More Darwin and Less Newton in Our Approach to Design”

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In 1969, Nobel Laureate Herbert Simon noted: “Engineering, medicine, business, architecture, and painting are concerned not with the necessary but with the contingent — not with how things are, but with they might be … READ MORE

Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 12/9/13)

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I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you:

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Trust, Inc.: How to Create a Business Culture That Will Ignite Passion, Engagement, and Innovation
Nan Russell

True Alignment: Linking Company … READ MORE

Design Thinking for Strategic Innovation: A book review by Bob Morris

D ThinkingDesign Thinking for Strategic Innovation: What They Can’t Teach You at Business or Design School
Idris Mootee
John Wiley & Sons (2013)

How cutting-edge design thinking can help business leaders respond to challenges that transcend specialized disciplines,

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Jeanne Liedtka on “Some Defining Characteristics of Design Thinking”

LiedtkaIn 1969, Nobel Laureate Herbert Simon noted: “Engineering, medicine, business, architecture, and painting are concerned not with the necessary but with the contingent — not with how things are, but with they might be — in short, with design. Every one … READ MORE

Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 10/14/13)

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I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you:

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Lessons from the Sandbox: Rediscovering the Keys to Business Success
Alan Gregerman

Why Great Leaders Don’t Take Yes for an Answer: Managing … READ MORE

Rotman on Design: A book review by Bob Morris

Rotman DesignRotman on Design: The Best on Design Thinking from Rotman Magazine
Roger Martin and Karen Christensen, Co-Editors
University of Toronto Press (2013)

The best on design thinking from Rotman Magazine: An abundance of valuable insights

Brilliantly co-edited by Roger Martin and Karen … READ MORE

Solving Problems with Design Thinking: A book review by Bob Morris

Solving ProblemsSolving Problems with Design Thinking: Ten Stories of What Works
Jeanne Liedtka, Andrew King, and Kevin Bennett
Columbia Business School Publishing (2013)

Here’s a blueprint “for deploying design thinking across levels and functions in order to embed a more creative approach … READ MORE

Charles Owen on the characteristics of design thinking

Owen, CCreativity is of major importance to design thinking, just as it is to science thinking and thinking in any other field. But as is true for each field, characteristics other than creativity are also important. Charles Owen has identified several … READ MORE

Playing to Win: A book review by Bob Morris

Playing to WinPlaying to Win: How Strategy Really Works
A.G. Lafley and Roger Martin
Harvard Business Review Press (2013)

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

I am pleased that A.G. Lafley has co-authored … READ MORE

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