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Speak softly, make tough decisions: An interview with Alibaba Group chairman and CEO Daniel Zhang

September 17, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an interview of Daniel Zhang by Daniel Zipser for 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…

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When Teamwork Is Good for Employees — and When It Isn’t

September 16, 2019

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Chidiebere Ogbonnaya 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…

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Four unique “cradles” of entrepreneurship in business history

September 16, 2019

Before there were vehicles and garages, there were sheds…and no doubt before them there were caves in which primal innovations such as fire, wheels, and spears were envisioned. One of the most famous modern locations was in Småland in southern…

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How prioritizing initiatives fuels performance turnarounds

September 15, 2019

  Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Glenn Barr, Ben Pasquier, and Ju Min Wong for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about…

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Survey: What Employees Want Most from Their Workspaces

September 15, 2019

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Jeanne C. Meister 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…

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People Before Strategy: A New Role for the CHRO

September 14, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Ram Charan, Dominic Barton, and Dennis Carey 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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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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Creating the Best Workplace on Earth

September 13, 2019

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones 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…

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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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