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Agility: A book review by Bob Morris

October 25, 2019

Agility: How to Navigate the Unknown and Seize Opportunity in a World of Disruption Leo M. Tilman and General Charles Jacoby Missionday (October 2019) Here’s how to identify, assess, and then respond to severe marketplace disruption with high-impact However different…

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Teams Unleashed: A book review by Bob Morris

October 24, 2019

Teams Unleashed: How to Release the Power and Human Potential of Work Teams Phillip Sandahl and Alexis Phillips Nicholas Brealey Publishers (October 2019) Great Teams: Here’s a model and methodology to create one According to Phillip Sandahl and Alexis Phillips,…

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LeaderSHOP Volume 2: A book review by Bob Morris

October 23, 2019

LeaderSHOP Volume 2: Workplace, Career, and Life Advice From Today’s Top Thought Leaders Rodger Dean Duncan Maxwell Stone Publishing (September 2019) “People won’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” Theodore Roosevelt Organizations — including…

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Digital Transformation: A book review by Bob Morris

October 22, 2019

Digital Transformation: Survive and Thrive in an Era of Mass Extinction Thomas M. Siebel Rosetta Books (July 2019) Creative disruption and natural selection in the 21st century  Years ago, Charles Darwin observed: “It is not the most intellectual of the…

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The Second Machine Age: A book review by Bob Morris

October 21, 2019

The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee W.W. Norton & Company (2014) “Technology is not destiny. We shape our destiny.” Opinions vary as to the timeframe of the…

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The Culture Map: A book review by Bob Morris

October 20, 2019

The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business Erin Meyer PublicAffairs/Perseus Book Group (2014) How and why “a dialogue of sharing, learning, and ultimately understanding” can break through barriers to global enterprise As I began to read…

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Everyone Deserves a Great Manager: A book review by Bob Morris

October 18, 2019

Everyone Deserves a Great Manager: The 6 Critical Practices for Leading a Team Scott Miller with Todd Davis and Victoria Roos Olsson Simon & Schuster (October 2019) “So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for…

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The Geography of Genius: A book review by Bob Morris

October 17, 2019

The Geography of Genius: A Search for the World’s Most Creative Places from Ancient Athens to Silicon Valley Eric Weiner Simon & Schuster (2016) How and why “certain places, at certain times, produce a bumper crop of brilliant minds and…

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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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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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