Posts

The Story of American Business: A book review by Bob Morris

August 12, 2011

The Story of American Business: From the Pages of the New York Times Nancy F. Koehn, Editor Harvard Business Press (2009) The Who, What, When, How, and Why of U.S. Free Enterprise Credit Nancy Koehn with skillfully selecting, organizing, and…

Read More

The most powerful strategies when beginning a presentation

August 12, 2011

Over the recent years, I have read dozens of excellent books in which their authors offer advice on how to make effective presentations in one form of another (e.g. in-person, teleconferencing, electronically recorded). None offers more and better advice than…

Read More

3 Tips for Making a High-Stakes Decision

August 12, 2011

  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. Even the most decisive manager can face despair when dealing with a…

Read More

Andrew C. Boynton: An interview by Bob Morris

August 12, 2011

Andy Boynton is Dean of Boston College’s Carroll School of Management. At Boston College, he works with terrific faculty and staff to build a business school that creates knowledge and shapes leaders for the future. Prior to joining Boston College, Boynton was…

Read More

IBM at 100: How to Outlast Depression, War, and Competition

August 12, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Nancy Koehn for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts, please…

Read More

A vast treasure of intellectual capital awaits you….

August 11, 2011

Many people are unaware that among the invaluable resources that Harvard Business Review makes available at no cost online are several hundred videos — each about five minutes in length —  that have been excerpted from conversations during which eminent…

Read More

Employee Motivation: A Powerful New Model

August 11, 2011

I have read and reviewed almost all of the anthologies of articles previously published in Harvard Business Review. Recently I re-read several that are relevant to books I am now reading and will soon review. Here’s one of the articles,…

Read More

Exiting Employees Are More Disgruntled Than Ever

August 11, 2011

Here is an especially informative article written by Joe Light and featured online by the Wall Street Journal. To check out all the resources, sign up for email alerts, and obtain subscription information, please click here. *     *     * More…

Read More

Take a Nap at Work

August 11, 2011

  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. Research shows that the more hours you work continuously, the greater the…

Read More

The culture of engagement: 13 core elements

August 10, 2011

Over the years, I have probably read and then reviewed about 65-70 books in which their authors discuss one or more aspects of organizational culture. A few address employee engagement. Hopefully, a high percentage of those who share a workplace…

Read More