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Who was Clarence Birdseye and why is he significant?

July 10, 2024

When food is frozen slowly, at temperatures near the freezing point, ice crystals form within the animal or vegetable cells; when the food thaws, cellular fluid leaks from the damaged tissue, giving the food a mushy or dry consistency. Rapid…

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“The Hidden Traps in Decision-Making”: A Classic Article from HBR

July 9, 2024

Here is an excerpt from a classic article written by John S. Hammond, Ralph L. Keeney, and Howard Raiffa and published in Harvard Business Review (January 2006). To read the complete article, check out others, sign up for email alerts,…

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What you need to know about Game Theory

July 9, 2024

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Keshav Parwal. Game theory has proven to be one of the most influential influences on contemporary thought. Parwal suggests what you need to know about it. * * * Game theory…

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Does Your Boss Practice Toxic Positivity?

July 9, 2024

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Mita Mallick for Harvard Business Review. To read the complete article, check out others, sign up for email alerts, and obtain subscription information, please click here. Illustration Credit: HBR Staff; the_burtons/Getty…

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The beginning of system dynamics

July 8, 2024

Here is a brief excerpt from a classic article written by Jay W. Forrester for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company (December 13, 2016). To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, obtain…

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Deep Work: A Review by Bob Morris of a Classic Business Book

July 8, 2024

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World Cal Newport Grand Central Publishing (2016) “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” Aristotle Note: I recently re-read this book prior to reading…

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Auditing Algorithmic Risk

July 6, 2024

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Cathy O’Neil, Jake Appel, and Sam Tyner-Monroe for the MIT Sloan Management Review. To read the complete article, check out others,  sign up for email alerts, and obtain subscription information, please…

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“Leadership That Gets Results”: A Classic Article from HBR

July 6, 2024

Here is an excerpt from a classic article written by Daniel Goleman and published in Harvard Business Review (March 2000). To read the complete article, check out others, sign up for email alerts, and obtain subscription information, please click here.…

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“Transcient Advantage”: A Classic Article from HBR

July 5, 2024

Here is an excerpt from a classic article written by Rita Gunther McGrath and published in Harvard Business Review (June 2013). To read the complete article, check out others, sign up for email alerts, and obtain subscription information, please click…

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The wit and wisdom of Daniel Kahneman

July 5, 2024

Daniel Kahneman is an Israeli psychologist and economist notable for his work on the psychology of judgment and decision-making, as well as behavioral economics, for which he was awarded the 2002 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. Here is a selection…

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