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Meet the M-Prize winners—three case studies in management innovation honored by Gary Hamel’s Management Innovation eXchange

December 2, 2010

Here is an excerpt from an article co-authored by Gary Hamel and Polly LaBarre for The McKinsey Quarterly, NOVEMBER 2010. It is art of the “Dispatches from the front lines of management innovation” series. To read the complete article and…

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Billy Graham’s new suit

December 1, 2010

Billy Graham is now 91-years-old with Parkinson’s disease. In January 2000, leaders in Charlotte, North Carolina, invited their favorite son, Billy Graham, to a luncheon in his honor. He hesitated to accept the invitation because he struggles with Parkinson’s disease. But the Charlotte leaders said, “We…

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McKinsey conversations with global leaders: Andrew Gould of Schlumberger

December 1, 2010

Here is another outstanding interview in the McKinsey Conversations with Global Leaders series. To watch the conversation in a video interactive, or download a transcript of the conversation, please click here. *     *     *   Schlumberger’s CEO reflects on the future…

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Highlights from 15 Years of s+b Book Reviews

December 1, 2010

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Theodore Kinni for strategy+business magazine, published by Booz & Company. To read the complete article, please click here. I also highly recommend that you register by clicking here so that you…

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Tough Times, Tougher Women

December 1, 2010

Here is an article written by Joanne Cleaver 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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14 management dos and don’ts to motivate employees

November 30, 2010

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Martin Zwilling for Business Insider. To read the complete article and check out out a wealth of valuable resources, please click here. http://www.businessinsider.com/ Up front, I want to acknowledge that I…

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Bob Brennan (Iron Mountain) in “The Corner Office”

November 29, 2010

  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 Bob Brennan, president and…

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“Retail is war without blood”: What Foot Locker’s CEO learned in the Army

November 29, 2010

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Katherine Bell for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out other articles and resources, and/or sign up for a free subscription to Harvard Business Review’s Daily…

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How to Engineer Bridges for Women

November 29, 2010

Here is an article written by Joanne Cleaver 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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William Rosen: Part One of an interview by Bob Morris

November 28, 2010

This is the first of a two-part interview of William Rosen who is an historian and writer as well as the author of the award-winning history Justinian’s Flea: Plague, Empire, and the Birth of Europe and the recently published The…

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