Month: April 2018

HBR Guide to Data Analytics Basics for Managers: A book review by Bob Morris

April 16, 2018

HBR Guide to Data Analytics Basics for Managers Various Contributors Harvard Business Review Press (April 2018) How non-technicians can master the basics of data analytics to make better decisions Most of the volumes in the “HBR Guide to” series are…

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Leading with inner agility

April 15, 2018

  Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Sam Bourton, Johanne Lavoie, and Tiffany Vogel for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the…

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The New Science of Radical Innovation: A book review by Bob Morris

April 15, 2018

The New Science of Radical Innovation: The Six Competencies Leaders Need to Win in a Complex World Sunnie Giles Benbella Books (April 2018) Why and how self-organizing agency can create and sustain a decisive competitive advantage I wholly agree with…

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Before Taking a Job, Learn Whether the Company’s Culture Is Right for You

April 14, 2018

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. * * * When evaluating a job offer, it’s important to know whether…

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See What Can Be Done: A book review by Bob Morris

April 13, 2018

See What Can Be Done: Essays, Criticism, and Commentary Lorrie Smith Alfred A. Knopf (2018) Brilliant essays from someone who saw what could be done with “cultural responses to cultural responses” The title refers to a request by Robert Silvers,…

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Guardians of the Fairy Tale: The Brothers Grimm

April 13, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Thomas O’Neill and featured by the National Geographic Society. Founded in 1888, It has since become one of the largest non-profit scientific and educational institutions in the world, headquartered in Washington,…

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Good Feedback Is Based on Facts, Not Your Opinion

April 12, 2018

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. * * * When you’re asked to give feedback on a fellow employee,…

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The Two Traits of the Best Problem-Solving Teams

April 12, 2018

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Alison Reynolds and David Lewis 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…

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When You Start a New Job, Pay Attention to These 5 Aspects of Company Culture

April 11, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Allan H. Church and Jay A. Conger for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information,…

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Daniel Cable on being “alive at work”: An interview by Bob Morris

April 11, 2018

Dan Cable is Professor of Organisational Behaviour at London Busness School. Dan’s research and teaching focus on employee engagement, change, organizational culture, leadership mindset, and the linkage between brands and employee behaviors. Dan was selected for the 2018 Thinkers50 Radar…

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