Month: February 2020

What’s Your Problem? A book review by Bob Morris

February 27, 2020

What’s Your Problem?: To Solve Your Toughest Problems, Change the Problems You Solve Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg Harvard Business Review Press (March 2020) XXXXX What is the thesis of this book? According to Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg, it consists of two separate but related…

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For Hilary Mantel, There’s No Time Like the Past

February 27, 2020

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Alexandra Alter for The New York Times that focuses on one of the world’s most highly renowned authors of novels. I envy anyone who has not read Wolf Hall and Bring…

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Transforming While Performing: A book review by Bob Morris

February 27, 2020

Transforming While Performing: A Practical Guide to Being Digital Andres Angelani Roundtree Press (November 2019) Here’s a philosophy and the DNA at the heart of doing business “an entirely new way” According to Andres Angelani, “Digital is more about who,…

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Unlocking success in digital transformations

February 27, 2020

  Here is an excerpt from the results of a survey featured in the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign up for email alerts,…

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Creating a Purpose-Driven Organization

February 26, 2020

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Robert E. Quinn and Anjan V. Thakor 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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Jurriaan Kamer and Rini van Solingen on Extreme Acceleration: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

February 26, 2020

Jurriaan Kamer is an organization designer, transformation coach, and speaker. He lives with his wife and two kids in Utrecht, The Netherlands. He is an expert in the field of organizing differently. He is obsessed with modern organizations and how…

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Small Ways to Show Appreciation and Gratitude

February 25, 2020

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. *     *     * You don’t need grand gestures to show your employees…

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7 Rules for Positive, Productive Change: A book review by Bob Morris

February 25, 2020

7 Rules for Positive, Productive Change: Micro Shifts, Macro Results Esther Derby Berrett-Koehler Publishers (2019) “Sacred cows make the best burgers.” Robert Kriegel Some authors of business books tend to play fast and loose with the word “rule” when in…

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Can IT rise to the digital challenge?

February 25, 2020

  Here is an excerpt from the results of a survey featured in the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign up for email alerts,…

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Don’t Demonize Employees Who Raise Problems

February 24, 2020

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Nilofer Merchant 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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