Month: January 2016

StandOut 2.0: A book review by Bob Morris

January 6, 2016

StandOut 2.0: Assess Your Strengths, Find Your Edge, Win at Work Marcus Buckingham Harvard Business Review Press (July 2015) How to identify and then leverage the strengths needed to accelerate personal growth and professional development Those who have read one…

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The Engineer’s Lament: Two ways of thinking about automotive safety

January 6, 2016

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Malcolm Gladwell for The New Yorker. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here. Construction Credit: Stephen Doyle * * * To the public,…

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Jessica Herrin (founder and chief executive of Stella & Dot Family Brands) in “The Corner Office”

January 5, 2016

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 Jessica Herrin , founder and…

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Executives Get the IT They Deserve

January 5, 2016

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Joe Peppard 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,…

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HBR’s 10 Must Reads 2016: A book review by Bob Morris

January 4, 2016

HBR’s 10 Must Reads 2016: The Definitive Management Ideas of the Year from Harvard Business Review Various Contributors Harvard Business Review Press (2015) Ten Plus the McKinsey Award Winner, William Lazonick’s “Profits Without Prosperity” This is the second volume in…

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A CEO’s guide to gender equality

January 4, 2016

Here is a brief excerpt from an Executive Briefing by the Editors of the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, obtain subscription information, and register…

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