Month: July 2012

The Republic: A book review by Bob Morris

July 31, 2012

The Republic: The Influential Classic Plato, with an Introduction by Tom Butler-Bowdon Capstone Publishing Ltd (2012) A timely and timeless affirmation of what is real…and a rejection of what is not Those who have read one or more of the volumes…

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How Collaboration Boosts Talent’s Global Mobility

July 31, 2012

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Patricia A. Milligan and Haig R. Nalbantian for Talent Management magazine. To check out all the resources and sign up for a free subscription to the TM and/or Chief Learning Officer magazines published by MedfiaTec, please click here.…

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Five Lessons You Can Learn From the World’s Most Admired Companies

July 30, 2012

Here is a brief excerpt from an article co-authored by Mel Stark and Mark Royal for the Hay Group. To read the complete arrticle, please click here. *     *     * Experts from Hay Group, which partnered with…

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How to Keep Your Top Talent: 6 Serious Mistakes to Avoid

July 30, 2012

Here is access to an especially important article co-authored by Jean Martin and Conrad Schmidt for the Harvard Business Review: Included with this full-text Harvard Business Review article: Article Summary and Idea in Brief To get the full benefit of the material,…

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The social economy: Unlocking value and productivity through social technologies

July 29, 2012

Here is the executive summary of a recent report featured online by The McKinsey Global Institute (MGI),  the business and economics research arm of McKinsey & Company. MGI was established in 1990 to develop a deeper understanding of the evolving global economy.…

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Dennis Crowley (Foursquare) in “The Corner Office”

July 29, 2012

Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during an interview of Dennis Crowley, co-founder and chief executive of Foursquare, the location-based…

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Gary Hamel gives all of us something to think about this weekend….

July 28, 2012

For most of us, weekends provide an opportunity to take a rest from thinking about weekday concerns and consider less urgent – but perhaps much more important – issues. For example: In The Future of Management, co-authored with Bill Breen and…

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Tao Te Ching: A book review by Bob Morris

July 27, 2012

Tao Te Ching: The Ancient Classic Lao Tzu, with an Introduction by Tom Butler-Bowdon Capstone Publishing Ltd. (2012) The definitive examination of what is “the timeless, changeless spirit that runs through all life and matter” There is no shortage of…

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How strategists lead

July 27, 2012

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Cynthia A. Montgomery, a Harvard Business School professor, who reflects on what she has learned from senior executives about the unique value that strategic leaders can bring to their companies. It is featured by…

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How to Know When to Give Up On a Goal

July 26, 2012

  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. *     *     * Setting goals and sticking to them is important. But you should…

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