Rudolph Clausius

Sense & Respond: A book review by Bob Morris

February 17, 2017

Sense & Respond: How Successful Organizations Listen to Customers and Create New Products Continuously Jeff Gothelp and Josh Seiden Harvard Business Review Press (February 2017) Engage an organization in a two-way conversation with its market(s) and customers, integrated at all…

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Mission Control: A book review by Bob Morris

January 21, 2017

Mission Control: How Nonprofits and Governments Can Focus, Achieve More, and Change the World Liana Downey Bibliomotion Media (2016) How to develop a powerful strategy that sharpens organizational focus on achieving more to change the world According to Liana Downey,…

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Disruptive Marketing: A book review by Bob Morris

November 9, 2016

Disruptive Marketing: What Growth Hackers, Data Punks, and Other Hybrid Thinkers Can Teach Us About Navigating the New Normal Geoffrey Colon AMACOM (August 2016) How business, human behavior, technology, and communications intersect, “and how they are shaped by the world…

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Five Easy Theses: A book review by Bob Morris

August 22, 2016

Five Easy Theses: Commonsense Solutions to America’s Greatest Economic Challenges James M. Stone Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2016) Alas, many of those in power with the greatest need to read this book are least likely to do so. It will come…

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Delivering on Digital: A book review by Bob Morris

June 13, 2016

Delivering on Digital: The Innovators and Technologies That Are Transforming Government William D. Eggers RosettaBooks (June 2016) How to attract, hire, train, and then retain the talent for digital thinking that can transform any organization This book’s title refers to…

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Beyond Competitive Advantage: A book review by Bob Morris

June 4, 2016

Beyond Competitive Advantage: How to Solve the Puzzle of Sustaining Growth While Creating Value Todd Zenger Harvard Business Review Press (June 2016) How and why better corporate theories generate better strategies “with a higher possibility of success” Long ago, Peter…

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Entropy: The silent assassin of organizational health

February 27, 2012

In 1865, a German physicist, Rudolph Clausius (1822-1888), coined the term entropy during his research on heat. The word’s meaning “a turning towards” (in Greek, en+tropein), “content transformative” or “transformative content.” Claudius used the concept to establish a mathematical foundation for the second…

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