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The Power of Collective Wisdom: A book review by Bob Morris

June 26, 2011

The Power of Collective Wisdom: And the Trap of Collective Folly Alan Briskin, Sheryl Erickson, Tom Callanan, and John Ott Berrett-Koehler Publishers (2009) The importance of what Alan Briskin, Sheryl Erickson, John Tot, and Tom Callahan offer in this book…

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The Elements of Power: A book review by Bob Morris

June 26, 2011

The Elements of Power: Lessons on Leadership and Influence Terry R. Bacon AMACOM (2011) Bacon explains his own model of power and influence: “There are five sources of power that stem from your position and participation in an organization: role…

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Four Steps to Overcome Conflicting Work Styles

June 26, 2011

Here is an article written by Robert Hosking for Talent Management magazine. To check out all the resources and sign up for a free subscription to the TM and Chief Learning Officer magazines published by MedfiaTec, please click here. *    …

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Mastering the Complex Sale: A book review by Bob Morris

June 26, 2011

Mastering the Complex Sale: How to Compete and Win When the Stakes are High! (Newly Revised and Updated) Jeff Thull John Wiley & Sons (2004/2010) Note: The review below is of the first edition that Jeff Thull has since revised…

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John W. Rowe (Exelon Corporation) in “The Corner Office”

June 26, 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 John W. Rowe, chairman and…

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Five Regions of the Future: A book review by Bob Morris

June 26, 2011

Five Regions of the Future: Preparing Your Business for Tomorrow’s Technology Revolution Joel A. Barker and Scott W. Erickson Portfolio/Penguin Group (2005) How to frame the new “fearful symmetry Those who have already read Paradigms: The Business of Discovering the…

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Paradigms: A book review by Bob Morris

June 26, 2011

Paradigms: The Business of Discovering the Future Joel Arthur Barker HarperBusiness (1993) Quo Vadis? Since it was first published, this book has become a “must read” for those who are struggling to understand what is happening and, more to the…

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Perfecting Performance Management

June 25, 2011

Here is an article written by Marc Effron for Talent Management magazine. To check out all the resources and sign up for a free subscription to the TM and Chief Learning Officer magazines published by MedfiaTec, please click here. *     *    …

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Getting China and India Right: A book review by Bob Morris

June 25, 2011

Getting China and India Right: Strategies for Leveraging the World’s Fastest Growing Economies for Global Advantage Anil K. Gupta and Haiyan Wang Jossey-Bass (2009) How to leverage the world’s fastest-growing economies for global advantage In my review of Anil Gupta…

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The Quest for Global Dominance: A book review by Bob Morris

June 25, 2011

The Quest for Global Dominance: Transforming Global Presence into Global Competitive Advantage, Second Edition Anil Gupta, Vijay Govindarajan, and Haiyan Wang Jossey-Bass (2008) How to establish global presence, then achieve and sustain a competitive advantage As Jeffrey Garten explains in…

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