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Perpetual evolution — the management approach required for digital transformation

July 13, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Oliver Bossert and Jürgen Laartz for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, obtain subscription information,…

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The Alchemy of Leadership

July 13, 2018

In their classic HBR article, “Crucibles of Courage,” Warren Bennis and Robert J. Thomas observe, “Why is it that certain people seem to naturally inspire confidence, loyalty, and hard work, while others (who may have just as much vision and smarts)…

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Why the Most Productive People Don’t Always Make the Best Managers

July 12, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman 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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Unbundling the corporation

July 12, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from a classic article (1999) written by John Hagel III and Marc Singer for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, obtain…

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It’s All About the Fit: A book review by Bob Morris

July 11, 2018

It’s All About the Fit: A Practical Guide to Hiring an Executive Who Will Increase Your Company’s Value Lynton Edwards New Insights Press Here’s a process that will help companies to locate, attract, hire, and retain “Value Builders” Whatever their…

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5 Common Complaints About Meetings and What to Do About Them

July 11, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Paul Axtell 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,…

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A perspective worthy of “the land of the free and the home of the brave”

July 10, 2018

In his Foreword to a collection of essays, The Arab-Israeli Confrontation of 1967: An Arab Perspective (published in 1967), Malcolm H. Kerr, president of the American University of Beirut observes, “The truly civilized man is marked by his empathy. By his…

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How People Analytics Can Help You Change Process, Culture, and Strategy

July 10, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Chantrelle Nielsen and Natalie McCullough 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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The Ideal of Culture: A book review by Bob Morris

July 9, 2018

The Ideal of Culture: Essays Joseph Epstein Axios Press (May 2018) “When I get a little money, I buy books. If I have any left, I buy food and clothes.” Desiderius Erasmus This is the fourth in a series of…

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Get More Sleep. Starting Tonight.

July 9, 2018

Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. *     *     * It’s no secret that most of us don’t get enough…

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