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The Strategy-Focused Organization: A book review by Bob Morris

April 17, 2011

The Strategy-Focused Organization: How Balanced Scorecard Companies Thrive in the New Business Environment Robert S. Kaplan and David P. Norton Harvard Business Press (2000) The Perilous “Journey” to Breakthrough Performance Note: This is another “business classic” I read when it…

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Leader Fatigue: Making the Difficult Choice to Move On

April 17, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Jeffrey Pfeffer for Harvard Business Review‘s “The Conversation” series. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts,…

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Kevin Spacey’s “5 Tactics to Win Over the Other Side”

April 17, 2011

Here is an article written by John Baldoni for BNET, The CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, please click here. *    …

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McJob Creation

April 17, 2011

Here is a recent article from the Drucker Exchange (the Dx), an online resource that hosts an ongoing conversation about bettering society through effective management and responsible leadership. It is produced by the Drucker Institute, a think tank and action…

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Mark Fuller (WET Design) in “The Corner Office”

April 17, 2011

Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during an interview of Mark Fuller (C.E.O. which stands for…

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Sparking creativity in teams: An executive’s guide

April 16, 2011

Here is an article co-authored by Marla M. Capozzi, Renée Dye, and Amy Howe and featured online by The McKinsey Quarterly (April 20110),  the business journal of McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, and register for…

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Gregory S. Berns: An interview by Bob Morris

April 16, 2011

  Gregory Berns occupies the Distinguished Chair of Neuroeconomics, serves as Director of the Center for Neuropolicy, and is a professor in both psychiatry and economics at Emory University. He earned an A.B. degree at Princeton University (his major was…

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Iconoclast: A book review by Bob Morris

April 15, 2011

Iconoclast: A Neuroscientist Reveals How to Think Differently Gregory Berns Harvard Business School Press (2008) I recently checked the Online Etymological Dictionary and learned that an iconoclast is a “breaker or destroyer of images” from the Late Greek word eikonoklastes.…

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How and why gray matter really does matter

April 15, 2011

Here’s an article featured by the Drucker Exchange (Dx), “an ongoing conversation about bettering society through effective management and responsible leadership.” The Dx is produced  by The Drucker Institute at Claremont Graduate University. To check out all the resources available…

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3 Annoying Habits of Successful People

April 15, 2011

Here is an article written by Kelly Goldsmith and Marshall Goldsmith for BNET, The CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, please click…

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