Commentaries

AP FACT CHECK: Trump often is wrong about military matters

July 4, 2019

Today, the current occupant of the Oval Office will seize the opportunity to celebrate himself — rather than American Independence — in the best way he knows how: lying. Here is an excerpt from an article by Calvin Woodward, Hope…

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When Your Boss Wears Metal Pants

July 3, 2019

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Walter Frick 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, please…

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Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson on Warfare Metaphors

July 1, 2019

Over the years in numerous posts, I have referred to Sun Tzu’s Art of War and von Causwitz’s On War, suggesting correlations between the battlefield and the marketplace. Both authors hated war because they had wide and deep experience with…

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When Algorithms Make Managers Worse

July 1, 2019

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Mike Walsh 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, please click…

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What Makes an Effective Executive

June 30, 2019

Here is an excerpt from a classic article written by Peter F. Drucker [in 2004] 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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Building the AI-Powered Organization

June 29, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Jim Fountaine, Brian McCarthy, and Tamim Saleh 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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The gold standard for leadership and management resources

June 29, 2019

The Gallup Organization was created in 1958 by George Gallup, whose name worldwide is all but synonymous with public opinion polling. Although the Gallup Poll, which monitors political and economic trends, conducted since 1935, remains its most prominent enterprise, the…

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Risk analytics enters its prime

June 27, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Rajdeep Dash, Andreas Kremer, Luis Nario, and Derek Waldron for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about…

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Standing atop Daniel Bell’s shoulders….

June 26, 2019

A 12th-century French monk, Bernard of Chartres, once observed that he stood on the shoulders of giants. That’s how Thomas Siebel feels about Daniel Bell and how I feel about both of them. In his latest book, Digital Transformation, Siebel…

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Leadership and innovation

June 25, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from another classic article written by Joanna Barsh, Marla M. Capozzi, and Jonathan Davidson for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about…

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