Book Reviews

Artificial Intelligence: The Insights You Need from Harvard Business Review: A book review by Bob Morris

September 22, 2019

Artificial Intelligence: The Insights You Need from Harvard Business Review Various Contributors Harvard Business Review Press (September 2019) How and why companies that don’t use AI will soon become obsolete This is one of the first volumes in a new…

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Love Is Just Damn Good for Business: A Book review by Bob Morris

September 18, 2019

Love Is Just Damn Good for Business: Do What You Love in the Service of People Who Love What You Do Steve Farber McGraw Hill (September 2019) If you don’t care about what you do and how well you do…

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Helping People Change: A book review by Bob Morris

September 14, 2019

Helping People Change: Coaching with Compassion for Lifelong Learning and Growth Richard Boyatzis, Melvin L. Smith, and Ellen Van Oosten Harvard Business Review Press (September 2019) “Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach him…

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HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Reinventing HR : A book review by Bob Morris

September 13, 2019

HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Reinventing HR HBR Editors and Various Contributors Harvard Business Review Press (June 2019) How to take a management approach that drives employee engagement and high performance This is one in a series of volumes that…

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Rare Breed: A book review by Bob Morris

September 12, 2019

Rare Breed: A Guide to Success for the Defiant, Dangerous, and Different Sunny Bonnell and Ashleigh Hansberger HarperOne/An imprint of HarperCollins (September 2019) How and why being “defiant, dangerous, and different is a gift” Helen Keller once suggested, “Life is…

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Make, Think, Imagine: A book review by Bob Morris

September 9, 2019

Make, Think, Imagine: Engineering the Future of the Organization John Browne Pegasus Brooks (May 2019) John Browne: How and why “all progress starts with a dream: a vision of a better world.” Very few people complete a formal education in…

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It’s Not You, It’s the Workplace: A book review by Bob Morris

September 4, 2019

It’s Not You, It’s the Workplace: Women’s Conflict at Work and the Bias that Built It Andrea S. Kramer and Alton B. Harris Nicholas Brealey (August 2019) How gender biases have impact on personal and professional development…for better or worse…

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HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Business Model Innovation: A book review by Bob Morris

September 3, 2019

HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Business Model Innovation HBR Editors and Various Contributors Harvard Business Review Press (July 2019) Business models determine how well components of an organization work together, for better or worse This is one in a series…

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Strengths-Based Leadership: A book review by Bob Morris

September 1, 2019

Strengths-Based Leadership: Great Leaders, Teams, and Why People Follow Tom Rath and Barry Conchie Gallup Press  (2009) If you don’t care about your skills and their development, why would anyone else? Note: This book was first published a decade ago…

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Emily Wilson’s translation of Homer’s Odyssey: A book review by Bob Morris

August 30, 2019

The Odyssey Homer; Emily Wilson, Translator W.W. Norton & Company (November 2017) A brilliant exploration of “both the origins of Western literature, and our infinitely complex contemporary world” The last time I checked, Amazon offers 221 English translations of Homer’s…

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