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Help Employees Listen When They Don’t Want to Hear

February 21, 2011

Here is an article written by John Baldoni for BNET (February 17, 2011) , 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,…

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You know you are competing on analytics when….

February 21, 2011

In an article that appeared in Harvard Business Review (January 2006), Thomas H. Davenport explains how to become an analytics competitor: champion analytics from the top, create a single analytics initiative, focus on your analytics efforts, establish an analytics culture,…

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Why Face-to-Face Meetings Make All the Difference

February 20, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Stephen Greer for the Harvard Business Review blog (February 18, 2011). To read the complete article, check out other articles and resources, and/or sign up for a free subscription to Harvard…

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Laura Ching (TinyPrints.com) in “The Corner Office”

February 20, 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 Laura Ching, co-founder and chief…

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The U.S.A.: Empire at the End of Decadence (?)

February 19, 2011

One of the most upsetting articles I have read in recent years was written by Charles M. Blow and appears in the Saturday, February 19, 2011, edition of The New York Times. Whatever (if any) bias you may ascribe to…

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HBR’s 10 Must Reads…Essentials: A book review by Bob Morris

February 19, 2011

HBR’s 10 Must Reads: Essentials Various Authors Harvard Business Review Press (2011) This volume is one of several in a new series of anthologies of articles that initially appeared in the Harvard Business Review, in this instance from 1960 until 2006.…

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“Every company is running for office. To win, give the voters what they want.”

February 19, 2011

The title of this post is one of the 52 “truths for winning at business” that Alan M. Webber discusses in Rules of Thumb, published by HarperCollins (2009). Here is a composite of brief excerpts from the book. *     *    …

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Dan Ariely on irrationality in the workplace

February 19, 2011

Thanks to McKinsey & Company and its Quarterly, those of us who admire Dan Ariley and his work have access to an especially enlightening interview (February 2011). To see it, please click here. *     *     * The behavioral economist explains…

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Managing by Reflection

February 18, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an interview of Henry Mintzberg by Art Kleiner for strategy+business magazine (March 15, 2010). To read the complete interview, please click here. *     *     * Managing author Henry Mintzberg believes that…

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Drucker’s legacy: an interview with Joseph A. Maciariello

February 18, 2011

  Here is an excerpt from an interview of Joseph A. Maciariello conducted in 2009 by Alistair Craven for the Emerald Group. To read the complete interview, please click here. Please click here to check out several other valuable resources,…

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