Month: May 2016

Ten books to make you a better business technologist

May 27, 2016

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by James Kaplan for 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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Creative Schools: A book review by Bob Morris

May 26, 2016

Creative Schools: The Grassroots Revolution That’s Transforming Education Ken Robinson and Lou Aronica Viking (2015) Our educational system needs more gardens and fewer warehouses Note: Ken Robinson again collaborated with Lou Aronica on this book but the voice is his.…

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7 Things to Say When a Conversation Turns Negative

May 26, 2016

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Kathleen Kelley Reardon 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…

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Scott C. Whitaker on completing successful cross-border mergers and acquisitions: An interview by Bob Morris

May 25, 2016

Scott Whitaker is a Partner with Global PMI Partners and has been involved in dozens of mergers and acquisitions totaling nearly $100 billion in value. Industry experience includes healthcare, financial services, telecommunications, gaming, hospitality, chemicals, oil & gas, industrial manufacturing,…

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5 Ways Agile Sprints Can Help Your Team

May 25, 2016

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. * * * A popular feature of agile project management is the sprint,…

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Becoming a better business technologist

May 24, 2016

Here is a brief excerpt from a transcript of an interview of James Kaplan for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete transcript, listen to the podcast, check out other resources, learn more about the…

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What Leadership Looks Like in Different Cultures

May 24, 2016

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic and Michael Sanger 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…

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Breaking Through: A book review by Bob Morris

May 23, 2016

Breaking Through: Stories and Best Practices From Companies That Help Women Succeed Martine Liautaud John Wiley & Sons (April 2016) How and why mentoring and sponsorship programs can help to accelerate the professional development of high-potential women So, what needs…

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How to Grow as a Person: Selectively Forget the Past

May 23, 2016

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Vijay Govindarajan 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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Recognizing Employees Is the Simplest Way to Improve Morale

May 22, 2016

Here is an excerpt from an article written by David Novak 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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