Harvard Business Review

Setting the Table: A book review by Bob Morris

September 14, 2011

Setting the Table: The Transforming Power of Hospitality in Business Danny Meyer HarperCollins (2006) Note: Perhaps 30-35 years ago, probably in an article for Harvard Business Review, Peter Drucker said something to the effect, “If you don’t think you’re in…

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Harvard Business Review on Making Smart Decisions: A book review by Bob Morris

September 2, 2011

Harvard Business Review on Making Smart Decisions Various Contributors Harvard Business Review Press (2011) How best practices and expert advice can help you and your associates make smarter decisions In their classic book, Judgment: How Winning Leaders Make Great Calls,…

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Add Women, Get Smarter: What’s the Deal with Social Sensitivity?

September 2, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Melissa J. Anderson (New York City) for The Glass Hammer, an online community designed for women executives in financial services, law and business. “Visit us daily to discover issues that matter,…

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Does the Inclusion of Women in Team Decision Making Actually Increase a Group’s Intelligence?

August 31, 2011

Here is a brief article featured by Executive Women’s Networking Blog, sponsored by EpsteinBeckerGreen, in which Frances M. Green discusses some especially interesting revelations provided in a recent MIT study. I also located a link to the study. Please click…

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A Conversation with Paul Leinwand and Cesare Mainardi, co-authors of The Essential Advantage

August 26, 2011

Here is an excerpt from another in a series of conversations sponsored by Booz & Company. In this instance, with Paul Leinwand and Cesare Mainardi, co-authors of The Essential Advantage: How to Win with a Capabilities-Driven Strategy, published by Harvard…

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In Pursuit of Happiness: The Economics of Enough

August 26, 2011

Here is an excerpt from David K. Hurst’s review of The Economics of Enough, written by Diane Coyle and published by Princeton University Press, 2011. 
To read the complete review and c heck out other resources provided by strategy+business magazine…

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Managing Yourself: How to Cultivate Engaged Employees

August 25, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Charalambos A. Vlachoutsicos that appears in the September (2011) issue of Harvard Business Review. To read the cmplete article, please click here. *     *     * Successful managers depend on the capabilities…

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Heidi Grant Halvorson: An interview by Bob Morris

July 30, 2011

Heidi Grant Halvorson, PhD, is a motivational psychologist, researcher, and consultant. She writes about the scientifically-tested strategies we can use to be more effective reaching our goals at work and in our personal lives. Her new book is Succeed: How We Can Reach Our Goals…

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“All Together Now” with Peter Drucker

July 24, 2011

Here is another thought-provoking article featured by the the Drucker Exchange (the Dx), a website that “hosts an ongoing conversation about bettering society through effective management and responsible leadership. It is produced by the Drucker Institute, a think tank and action tank based…

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Blurring Face-to-Face and Virtual Encounters

July 18, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by John Weeks and Anne-Laure Fayard 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,…

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