Month: October 2019

The “secret sauce” of performance management in agile organizations

October 16, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Lucia Darino, Marcus Sieberer, Arthur Vos, and Owain Williams for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm,…

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These 18 Accidental and Unintended Scientific Discoveries Changed The World

October 16, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an especially interesting article by Kevin Loria that is featured at the Science Alert website. These are the first five of 18 examples of how being mindful of what others dismiss as “insignificant details” can…

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How and why trust is essential to organizational agility

October 15, 2019

In Agility, Leo Tilman and Charles Jacoby explain how to “navigate the unknown and seize opportunity in a world of disruption.” They correctly assert that, in a workplace environment — what they characterize as the agility “setting” — empowerment, vigilance,…

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Reigniting Growth

October 15, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Chris Zook and James Allen 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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Gender Equality Is Within Our Reach

October 14, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Melinda Gates 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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9 Myths About Theodore Roosevelt

October 14, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an especially interesting article written by Austin Thompson, featured at the Mental Floss website. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here. Credit: Topical Press Agency/Getty Images * * * Our…

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HBR’s 10 Must Reads 2020: A book review by Bob Morris

October 13, 2019

HBR’s 10 Must Reads 2020: The Definitive Management Ideas of the Year from Harvard Business Review HBR Editors and Various Contributors Harvard Business Review Press (October 2019) Timeless as well as timely knowledge and wisdom for all managers This is…

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20 truly amazing facts

October 13, 2019

There are several online sources to check out if you share my interest in what could be characterized as “out of the box” facts.” Some of my personal favorites are in the field of etymology. For example, the fact that…

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Reinventing the Organization: A book review by Bob Morris

October 12, 2019

Reinventing the Organization: How Companies Can Deliver Radically Greater Value in Fast-Changing Markets Arthur Yeung and Dave Ulrich Harvard Business Review Press (September 2019) How your organization can achieve and then sustain a decisive competitive advantage For C-level executives in…

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Catch them if you can: How leaders in data and analytics have pulled ahead

October 12, 2019

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Josh Gottlieb and Allen Weinberg for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company.  It shares the results of a latest McKinsey Global Survey on the impact of data and…

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