Posts Tagged ‘Roger Martin’

Team Genius: A book review by Bob Morris

Team GeniusTeam Genius: The New Science of High-Performing Organizations
Rich Karlgaard and Michael Malone
HarperBusiness/An Imprint of HarperCollins (2015)

Not all teams can accomplish something great but they can be great

One of Rich Karlgaard and Michael Malone’s key insights is that work really gets done by informal … READ MORE

Confronting Capitalism: A book review by Bob Morris

Confronting CapitalismConfronting Capitalism: Real Solutions for a Troubled Economic System
Philip Kotler
AMACOM (2015)

“If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.”
Derek Bok

In my opinion, Phil Kotler is the world’s preeminent authority on how to create or increase demand for whatever is offered for … READ MORE

Creative Anarchy: A book review by Bob Morris

Creatve AnarchyCreative Anarchy: How to Break the Rules of Graphic Design for Creative Success
Denise Bosler
HOW Books (23015)

How and why the best design is “barely noticeable because it works seamlessly into its environment and for its audience”

Some human activities require that the … READ MORE

Michael E. Porter on “What Is Strategy?”

What Is Strrategy?
Here is an excerpt from a classic article written by Michael E. Porter for Harvard Business Review (November 1996 issue) and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and … READ MORE

Two Words That Kill Innovation

MartinHere is an excerpt from an article written by Roger Martin for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and receive HBR email alerts, please click READ MORE

Karl Ronn: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

RonnKarl Ronn is the managing director of Innovation Portfolio Partners. Based in Palo Alto, he helps Fortune 500 companies create new businesses or helps entrepreneurs start category creating new companies. He is a co-founder of VC-backed Butterfly Health that sells Butterfly body liners nationally. He is … READ MORE

Well-Designed: A book review by Bob Morris

Well-DesignedWell-Designed: How to Use Empathy to Create Products People Love
Jon Kolko
Harvard Business Review Press (2014)

How to focus on people, celebrate emotional value, and drive optimism through lateral and divergent thinking

I share Jon Kolko’s high regard for companies such as Apple and … READ MORE

Here Are the Essential Steps to Complete in Design Thinking

Reciprocity AdvantageI have just read and will soon review The Reciprocity Advantage: A New Way to Partner for Innovation and Growth, co-authored by Bob Johansen and Karl Ronn, published by Berrett-Koehler (September 2015), Some of the most valuable … READ MORE

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 this book, I was again … READ MORE

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

Tim Brown

Tim Brown

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 — in short, with design. … READ MORE

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