Book Reviews

The Technology Fallacy: A book review by Bob Morris

April 27, 2019

Contact: Nicholas DiSabatino <ndisabat@mit.edu> The Technology Fallacy: How People Are the Real Key to Digital Transformation Gerald C. Kane, Anh Nguyen Phillips, Jonathan R. Copulsky, and Garth R. Andrus MIT Press (Aporil 2019) How and why organizational challenges of digital…

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A Human’s Guide to Machine Intelligence: A book review by Bob Morris

April 23, 2019

A Human’s Guide to Machine Intelligence: How Algorithms Are Shaping Our Lives and How We Can Stay in Control Kartik Hosanagar Viking (March 2019) How we can ensure that algorithms serve us rather than enslave us As I have indicated…

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Simulation Hypothesis: A book review by Bob Morris

April 22, 2019

The Simulation Hypothesis: An MIT Computer Scientist Shows Why AI, Quantum Physics and Eastern Mystics All Agree We Are In a Video Game Rizwan Virk Bayview Books (March 2019) “Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.” Albert…

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Trillion Dollar Coach: A book review by Bob Morris

April 21, 2019

Trillion Dollar Coach: The Leadership Playbook of Silicon Valley’s Bill Campbell Eric Schmidt, Jonathan Rosenberg, and Alan Eagle HarperBusiness/An imprint of HarperCollins (April 2019) “People won’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.”  Theodore Roosevelt…

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Empathetic Leadership: A book review by Bob Morris

April 20, 2019

Empathetic Leadership: 47 Practical Tips for Leading with Kindness, Courage, and Confidence in an Age of Disruption Michael Brisciana Trust Publishing (January 2019) “People won’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” Theodore Roosevelt In…

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On Thomas Merton: A book review by Bob Morris

April 19, 2019

On Thomas Merton Mary Gordon Schambhala Publications (January 2019) He was a Trappist monk, committed to silence, “and yet his vocation was based on words.” Mary Gordon’s comment refers to only one of several contradictions and paradoxes that help to…

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Master Your Next Move: A book review by Bob Morris

April 18, 2019

Master Your Next Move: The Essential Companion to The First 90 Days Michael D. Watkins Harvard Business Review Press (April 2019) In business, not every “journey” follows only one course. Here’s a map and compass for eight. Many of those…

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Unstoppable Teams: A book review by Bob Morris

April 15, 2019

Unstoppable Teams: The Four Essential Actions of High-Performance Leadership Alden Mills HarperBusiness (March 2019) “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”  African proverb According to Margaret Mead, we should never doubt…

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Silence: A book review by Bob Morris

April 13, 2019

Silence: A Social History of One of the Least Understood Elements of Our Lives Jane Brox Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (January 2019) “The stronger the silence, the more it will be able to withstand the noise and distractions of our world.”…

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Nine Lies About Work: A book review by Bob Morris

April 11, 2019

Nine Lies About Work: A Freethinking Leader’s Guide to the Real World Marcus Buckingham and Ashley Goodall Harvard Business Review Press (April 2019) Why making the world a better place requires the courage and wit to see it as it…

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