Month: March 2016

Platform Revolution: A book review by Bob Morris

March 27, 2016

Platform Revolution: How Networked Markets Are Transforming the Economy—And How to Make Them Work for You Geoffrey G. Parker, Marshall W. Van Alstyne, and Sangeet Paul Choudary W. W. Norton & Company March 2016) How to accelerate connectivity and interaction,…

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An executive’s guide to the Internet of Things

March 27, 2016

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Jacques Bughin, Michael Chui, and James Manyika for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm,…

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Breaking down the gender challenge

March 26, 2016

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Alexis Krivkovich, Eric Kutcher, and Lareina Yee for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm,…

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Global Vision: A book review by Bob

March 26, 2016

Global Vision: How Companies Can Overcome the Pitfalls of Globalization Robert Salomon Palgrave Macmillan (2016) Here is “a lens through which to view globalization in a new and compelling way” Robert Salomon provides an abundance of valuable information, insights, and…

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Under New Management: A book review by Bob Morris

March 25, 2016

Under New Management: How Leading Organizations Are Upending Business as Usual David Burkus Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (March 2016) “Most of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to get their jobs done.” Peter Drucker When concluding…

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Jon Younger and Norm Smallwood on “Agile Talent”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

March 25, 2016

Jon Younger is founding partner of the Agile Talent Collaborative (and partner emeritus at the RBL Group where he established the firm’s HR transformation practice. He is well known and respected for his consulting in HR transformation, talent management, and…

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Simulate to Stimulate

March 24, 2016

Here is an excerpt from a recent blog post by Josh Linkner. As always, he offers excellent advice on how to achieve success (however defined), in this instance by becoming better prepared than anyone else is to do whatever must…

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Get Smart!: A book review by Bob Morris

March 24, 2016

Get Smart!: How to Think and Act Like the Most Successful and Highest-Paid People in Every Field Brian Tracy Bibliomotion (March 2016) “We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where…

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David Burkus on “Under New Management”: An interview by Bob Morris

March 24, 2016

David Burkus is a best-selling author, an award-winning podcaster, and management professor. In 2015, he was named one of the emerging thought leaders most likely to shape the future of business by Thinkers50, the world’s premier ranking of management thinkers.…

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A 10-Year Study Reveals What Great Executives Know and Do

March 23, 2016

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Ron Carucci 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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