Month: December 2011

Understanding Michael Porter: A book review by Bob Morris

December 31, 2011

Understanding Michael Porter: The Essential Guide to Competition and Strategy Joan Magretta Harvard Business Review Press (2011) How and why organizations can achieve and then sustain competitive advantage, especially in turbulent and uncertain times  Although this book offers – in…

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Here Are Three Drucker Resolutions to Add to Your List

December 31, 2011

Here is a recent post featured online by the Drucker Exchange (Dx),  a platform for bettering society through effective management and responsible leadership. It is produced by the Drucker Institute, a think tank and action tank based at Claremont Graduate…

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Harvard Business Review on Increasing Customer Loyalty

December 29, 2011

Harvard Business Review on Increasing Customer Loyalty Various Contributors Harvard Business Review Press (2011) How to create customers who are profitable This is one of the volumes in a series of anthologies of articles that first appeared in Harvard Business…

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The McKinsey Quarterly: Top Ten Articles (2011)

December 28, 2011

The McKinsey Quarterly: Top Ten Articles (2011) Here is the “Top Ten Newsletter: Fourth Quarter 2011” that enables you to read all of the most popular articles featured in The McKinsey Quarterly in 2011. I am deeply grateful to its…

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The CEO’s Strategy Handbook: A book review by Bob Morris

December 28, 2011

The CEO’s Strategy Handbook: How to create, sustain and accelerate profitable growth Stuart Cross Global Professional Publishing (2011) How to manage strategy effectively and on a continuous basis In fact, everyone in a given enterprise (including but not limited to…

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How to Set the Stage for Your Next Meeting

December 28, 2011

Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. From the moment you send a meeting invite, as the meeting organizer you…

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The Power of LEO: A book review by Bob Morris

December 27, 2011

The Power of LEO: The Revolutionary Process for Achieving Extraordinary Results Subir Chowdbury McGraw-Hill (2012) Still another “revolutionary process” to achieve “extraordinary results Subir Chowdhury and other authors of recently published business books are to be commended for having the…

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Dorie Clark on “Five Things You Should Stop Doing in 2012”

December 27, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Dorie Clark for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts, please…

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The Book: A book review by Bob Morris

December 27, 2011

The Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are  Alan Watts Vintage Books/Random House (1989) Of all the books I have reviewed for various Amazon websites thus far, none has attracted more reader comments than has this “little” book…

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