Harvard Business Review Press

A New Way to Think

October 11, 2017

In Creating Great Choices, Jennifer Riel and Roger L. Martin have much of substantial value to say about design thinking. As they explain, “Design thinking begins with seeking to understand…For the purpose of designing products or services, the unit of…

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How to Be Happy at Work: A book review by Bob Morris

September 13, 2017

How to Be Happy at Work: The Power of Purpose, Hope, and Friendship Annie McKee Harvard Business Review Press (September 2017) “We have met the enemy and he is us.” Annie McKee is one of the most thoughtful and thought-provoking…

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Driving Digital: A book review by Bob Morris

August 31, 2017

Driving Digital: The Leader’s Guide to Business Transformation Through Technology Isaac Sacolick AMACOM (August 2017) All organizations need leaders willing and able to “take on the challenges of driving business and digital transformation” In this book, Isaac Sacolick provides an…

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What people must have to be happy at work

August 18, 2017

In How to Be Happy at Work, published by Harvard Business Review Press (September 2017), Annie McKee suggests that there are three essential elements people must have in order to be happy at work. They are: Purpose: As humans, we…

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Business Models for Teams: A book review by Bob Morris

July 26, 2017

Business Models for Teams: See How Your Organization Really Works and How Each Person Fits In Tim Clark and Bruce Hazen Portfolio/PenguinRandom House (June 2017) Working together, we can usually do more — and do it better was well as…

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The Unique Power of “Ruinous Empathy”

June 29, 2017

In Radical Candor, Kim Scott explains how almost any organization — whatever its size and nature may be — can “defy the gravitational pull of organizational mediocrity.” The ultimate goal of what she characterizes as Radical Candor “is to achieve…

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Built for Growth: A book review by Bob Morris

June 10, 2017

Built for Growth: How Builder Personality Shapes Your Business, Your Team, and Your Ability to Win Chris Kuenne and John Danner Harvard Business Review Press (June 2017) If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go…

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Strategic Choices Need to Be Made Simultaneously, Not Sequentially

May 10, 2017

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Roger L. Martin for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and receive HBR email…

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How to Cut Costs More Strategically

May 9, 2017

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Paul Leinwand and Vinay Couto for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and receive HBR…

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The Power of Little Ideas: A book review by Bob Morris

April 30, 2017

The Power of Little Ideas: A Low-Risk, High-Reward Approach to Innovation David Robertson with Kent Lineback Harvard Business Review Press (May 2017) Do innovators have only two choices: innovate small incrementally or innovate big disruptively? “There is another option.” In…

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