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Leadership beyond the C-suite

March 13, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from an article 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, and register to receive email alerts,…

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How to Boost Your Team’s Productivity

March 13, 2019

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Rebecca Knight 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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World Class: A book review by Bob Morris

March 12, 2019

World Class: A Story of Adversity, Transformation, and Success at NYU Langone Health William A. Haseltine First Company Press (February 2017) “We believe that quality is cost effective.” Robert Grossman (Dean and CEO of NYU Langone Health) In less than…

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Why strategy is like poker, not like golf

March 12, 2019

  Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by  Sven Smit 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, and…

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Excellence Wins: A book review by Bob Morris

March 11, 2019

Excellence Wins : A No-Nonsense Guide to Becoming the Best in a World of Compromise Horst Schulze with Dean Merrill Zonderman (2019) The Platinum Standard of Hospitality: “We are ladies and gentlemen serving ladies and gentlemen.” Long ago, Voltaire observed:…

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Delta C.E.O. Ed Bastian: “Leadership Is Not a Popularity Contest”

March 11, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from David Gelles’ interview of Delta C.E.O. Ed Bastian who helped steer the airline through 9/11 and a bankruptcy. Then he had to tangle with the National Rifle Association. To read the complete interview, check…

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The Big Nine: A book review by Bob Morris

March 10, 2019

The Big Nine: How the Tech Titans and Their Thinking Machines Could Warp Humanity Amy Webb Public Affairs (March 2019) So many questions: Great peril or great opportunity? Both? Neither? Who decides? As author Shoshana Zuboff explains, The Age of…

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Globalization in transition: The future of trade and value chains

March 10, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from a major study completed by the McKinsey Global Institute, written by  Susan Lund, James Manyika, Jonathan Woetzel, Jacques Bughin, Mekala Krishnan, Jeongmin Seong, and Mac Muir, featured inthe McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey &…

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What separates leaders from laggards in the Internet of Things

March 9, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Michael Chui, Brett May, Subu Narayanan, and Ridham Shah for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about…

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Frank Wilczek’s simple answer to three contentious questions about AI

March 9, 2019

In Possible Minds, Frank Wilczek is one of 25 thought leaders who address the promise and peril of AI. Here is his answer to three “contentious” questions: o Can intelligence be conscious? o Can an artificial intelligence be creative? o…

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