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MICHAEL LEE STALLARD [2011, Management] Motivate with a Memorable “Vision Phrase” that Matters
| SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2013
Andy Dalton, a 2011 TCU graduate who is quarterback and a member of the Cincinnati Bengals’ leadership team, is another fine example. 'When you communicate a memorable vision phrase that matters, the people you lead will be more motivated to help achieve it. TCU is one of the hottest schools in America. Make It Matter. Make it Memorable.
YOU'RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME [2011, Management] Collaboration & Six Ways to Make It Work
| SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2013
But of course we all know that ‘simple’ does not always equate to ‘easy’ This post, from 2011, takes a look at how we might create a working environment that helps to make collaboration possible…and also productive. =. Manage disagreement well. I envied her ability to simply become part of the group.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] How to Get More Value Out of Your Data Analysts
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2013
You’re in luck if your CEO, executive team, and general managers across the business are all accomplished analytical amateurs. May 2011 McKinsey Global Institute study on big data analytics predicted a coming shortfall of around 150,000 people with deep analytical skills – and a shortfall of 1.5 What do the business people learn?
TERRY STARBUCKER [2011, Management] The Ultimate Leadership Tip (From a Trend Too Compelling to Ignore)
| SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2013
2011 report commissioned by the Career Advisory Board and conducted by Harris Interactive, found that the No. 'I was at a friend’s house for Thanksgiving dinner the other day when the conversation turned to leadership, and my blog. Why aren’t we all more human leaders? . It’s too compelling to ignore. Be more human. Marie.
KEVIN EIKENBERRY [2011, Management] Car Guys vs. Bean Counters – The Battle for the Soul of American Business
| SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2013
This book, written in 2011, and released in paperback this spring (with a new […]. Books Influence Learning Auto industry Bob Lutz design General Motors management 'By Bob Lutz Bob Lutz is a car guy.
ERIC JACOBSON [2011, Management] The Benefits Of Having An Ethical Culture
| SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2013
More than one in three people at work say they''ve left a job because they''ve disagreed with the company''s ethical standards ( Trevino, L and Nelson, K - 2011 ) If you adopt an early warning system against misconduct it reduces the risk of you facing expensive litigation.
TANVEER NASEER [2011, Management] Decoding The Truth Of Leading Multi-Generational Workforces
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2013
And that is the issue of how to effectively manage a multi-generational workforce. “How ‘Gen X’ Managers Manage”, in Osland J.S., 2011). And that is the issue of how to effectively manage a multi-generational workforce. Available online at: [link] (2) Costanza D.P., Badger J.M., Fraser R.L,
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Five Sources of Start-up Ideas
| FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2013
Just one example: Roughly 16% of Stanford’s MBA Class of 2011 chose to start their own companies at graduation, eclipsing the previous high of 12% during the dot-com bubble. Entrepreneurship Managing yourself 'Does anyone dispute that 2013 has been the year of the tech company? LinkedIn has surged over 100%. Their latest goal?
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Still the Sexiest Profession Alive
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2013
As recently as 2011, there were next to no formal training programs. Meanwhile, looking at the gap from the other side, I have also tried to address the shortage by drawing up specific descriptions of what hiring managers should look for in recruits as they build their data science teams.). But a year has now passed. It takes 20 Ph.D.s,
MICHAEL LEE STALLARD [2011, Management] Leaders: Use stories to help achieve sustainable superior performance
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2013
Led by Dr. Pardes from 2000 until 2011, the inspired people of New York-Presbyterian propelled their hospital to be recognized as one of the top hospitals in America for patient care, management and consistent profitability. 'During World War II, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt traveled to Seattle, Wash., You bet it did.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] How Chinese Companies Can Develop Global Brands
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2013
Also, while China’s outward-bound foreign direct investment (FDI) has grown from an annual average of below $3 billion before 2005 to more than $60 billion in 2010 and 2011, only one third of Chinese companies have seen international revenue meet expectations, according to Accenture. Seek partnerships with Western brands.
THE LEADERSHIP ADVISOR [2011, Management] Employee Engagement Is A Result Of Leader Engagement
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013
The report is a result of an ongoing study of workplaces across 140 countries from 2011 through 2012. These small areas make it easier to manage engagement efforts. Engagement levels of employees needs to be part of leadership performance management efforts. Obviously plenty of work to do in this area. Of course not!
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Fix the Handful of U.S. Hospitals Responsible for Out-of-Control Costs
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2013
The CMS data provides summary information on nearly 7 million records of the top 100 most frequently performed procedures performed in 2011. It may well turn out that many of these excess charges levied by these few hospitals can be significantly reduced simply through better management. The variations were extraordinary. Health
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Inpatient Patient Navigator Program Reduces Length of Stay
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2013
Unlike other Patient Navigator Programs, which typically involve the management of cancer or diabetes outpatient care, we adopted a novel protocol that targets the management of complex inpatient care. The Challenge. We need to adopt a measure that will enable patients to efficiently navigate through the complex health care system.
YOU'RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME [2011, Management] Choosing to Lead and Two Simple Truths
| SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2013
This post, from November 2011, raises just two of them. Peter Drucker once said, “No institution can possibly survive if it needs geniuses or supermen to manage it. 'Leadership can be a complicated thing. But there are some simple truths about it that can help us cut through all of the, ahem, BS that so often clings to it.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Constraints on Health Care Budgets Can Drive Quality
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2013
We used Ed Wagner’s Chronic Care Model to redesign the management of chronic conditions. Preventive, coordinated, and team-based care has proven a successful strategy for managing these high-cost, high-utilization patients. Today it accounts for nearly twice that — close to 18%. This trend is unsustainable. Why Can’t U.S. Healt
TANVEER NASEER [2011, Management] Winners Are Born In Difficult Times
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2013
Perhaps, but that’s how most managers and executives I work with see it…. And it is managers’ ability to innovate, collaborate and adapt to a constantly changing environment that are the leadership skills we most need to develop. This is a crucial part of the change process and needs to be managed by an experienced coach. Kinal.
STRATEGY DRIVEN [2011, Management] Complimentary Resource – Putting Employee Safety First Can Improve Your Bottom Line
| SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2013
workers died of workplace injuries in 2011. You will learn about: Explaining the economic consequences of workplace injuries and illness to senior management. Relate Articles: Complimentary Resource – Safety Management Barometer #1: Employee Feedback (Webinar). 'Putting Employee Safety First Can Improve Your Bottom Line.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] How Simplicity Principles Could Fix Obamacare
| FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2013
For example, in 2011, GSK announced an unexpected partnership with the McLaren Group , a British racecar company who could offer the pharma company a fresh perspective on innovation, analytics, and decision-making. Change management Crisis management Government So, what should the administration do now to right the ship?
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Leveraging Silicon Valley — From Wherever You Are
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2013
Harshul Sanghi , Managing Director for American Express Ventures (based in Silicon Valley), has a team that works closely with different groups at American Express to understand their current and future roadmap, as well as existing pain points. 'In business, volatility used to be more limited to the realms of finance and high tech.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Marketing’s Mission: Make it Meaningfully Different
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2013
It does not just manage to get a brand into a customer’s consideration set; it powerfully influences which aspects of that brand the customer notices and experiences. By 2011, Chobani was the number-one yogurt brand in America. This is because people are predisposed to choose things that stand out from the crowd.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Don’t Build Your Startup Outside of Silicon Valley
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2013
From 2006 to 2011, the number of startups founded and funded outside of California, Massachusetts, and New York has grown by almost 65%. For startups outside of those cities, that means there is a smaller pool of locally-managed dollars to chase for your startup. 'The entrepreneurial zeitgeist today is hard to ignore.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Take Your Show on the Road
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2013
The managers who express this idea in our simulated competitive games aren’t thinking of some simple shelving-units-on-wheels format – the kind of oversized salesman’s bag that’s been hauled out to prospects for decades. but even: “why isn’t everyone ?” But still, they are very rare. The vans are also used to provide education and training.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Management] Gjis van Wulfen: An interview by Bob Morris
| SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2013
He worked as a marketer in the fast moving consumer goods sector and switched to consulting at Ernst & Young Consulting and Boer & Croon Strategy & Management Group. Bob''s blog entries Albert Einstein and ECCI XII (Faro (2011). 'Gijs van Wulfen (1960) studied business economics.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Do Apps Have Social Responsibility?
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2013
But a new study by researchers at the Munich School of Management and Copenhagen Business School found that worldwide box office receipts for all but the biggest films actually declined. billion in North American ticket sales and a 6% increase in theater attendance over 2011. So Sorry Want People to Trust You? Just asking.) Lovely.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Intelligent Redesign of Health Care
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2013
As we move forward we need to be mindful of two principles that must be at the heart of any fundamental health care reform: “no margin, no mission” and “if you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.” But the very existence of these cross-subsidies is symptomatic of deep flaws in the health care reimbursement system. Kaplan and Michael E.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] What It’s Like to Work for Jeff Bezos (Hint: He’ll Probably Call You Stupid)
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2013
Gillette "managed to convince consumers that they should expect more from their razors and that Bic was not really ''good enough'' for them." Collectively, millennials carry an eye-popping $1 trillion in student loans, even though only a quarter of the males among them managed to get a degree. It''s going to happen sooner or later.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Don’t Let Them Steal Your Inventions
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2013
On September 16, 2011, the America Invents Act (AIA) , a major modification to the Patent Act, was signed into law – a modification that makes the kind of “public disclosure” the iPhone 4 experienced a real impediment to an inventor’s securing a patent. Another patron later picked it up from a barstool. Patent and Trademark Office.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Pioneer Accountable Care Organizations: Lessons from Year 1
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2013
Although rewards were not tied to performance in 2012 (they will be in later years), Pioneer ACOs did better on blood pressure and cholesterol control for beneficiaries with diabetes than did managed-care plans, and better on readmissions relative to the Medicare fee-for-service benchmark. The First Year’s Results. In Year 1, spending grew 0.3%
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Entrepreneur, Fire Thyself
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2013
member of the 2011 North American class of Entrepreneurial Winning Women, Gorman says, “This is more than delegating. You are probably spending too much time working in your business, and not enough on it, if you: Begin to get overwhelmed with small details of office management, which takes your attention away from the big picture.
N2GROWTH BLOG [2011, Management] Diversity of a Different Persuasion
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2013
Starbucks seemed to have realized this back in 2011 when they appointed then 29 year old Clara Shih to their Board of Directors. Leadership Success Talent Management age diversity Diversity diversity in the workplace leading through diversity N2growth patricia lenkov 'By Patricia Lenkov , Chair, Executive Search, N2growth. Thoughts?
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Scaling: The Problem of More
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2013
Back in 2011, in Citrus Lane’s first six months, its small founding team worked in a house and ate lunch together every day around a big table. Change management Entrepreneurship Execution 'Start talking about the challenge of “scaling” with people, and you’ll find the term gets used to mean a lot of different things. After raising $5.1
STRATEGY DRIVEN [2011, Management] Personal Needs vs. Customer Relationships
| FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2013
Some compile complex Customer Relationship Management algorithms to develop and maintain these relationships. “What needs to be understood and managed are the contracts, norms and rules that underlie the relationship between a consumer and brand, and how a brand’s actions fit or violate those norms.” The Sincere Company.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] When It’s in Your Interest Not to Be Self-Interested
| FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2013
What this is really about, said Audrey Choi, head of global sustainable finance at Morgan Stanley, is “redefining how mainstream investment managers understand risk.” As Andrew Haldane and Richard Davies of the Bank of England documented in 2011 , “[c]apital market myopia is real. But it still feels a little dodgy.
GREAT LEADERSHIP [2011, Management] Leading Like Manwani in a VUCA World
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
remember him telling me that he considered himself just to be a “professional manager.”. Also involved are leading HR and talent management associations around the world including HRoot, People Matters, ASTD, The Institute for Executive Development, Amedirh, Berlitz, HR.com, The Next Step and Gutemberg. He won that year, hands down.
YOU'RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME [2011, Management] Trying Too Hard & 5 Ways to Get Over It
| SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2013
'This post, from 2011, is full of things I know intellectually but must continue to work on in practice…sort of an easier-said-than-done post, at least for me. Those who strive for perfection can also have a tendency to micro-manage everything to death to avoid making any mistakes. So here it is. =. I was trying too hard.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Drink Your Way into the Middle Class
| FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2013
The key, of course, is managing when rivalry is appropriate — and when it's dangerous for both your employees and your company. Why Your Virtual Garden Doesn't Yield Any Crops How Zynga Went from Social Gaming Powerhouse to Has-Been Ars Technica Ars Technica Between 2007 and 2011, Zynga seemed unstoppable. Marketing
LEADERCOMMUNICATOR [2011, Management] Wild West Days of Social Media Are Over: Time For Some Discipline, Communicators
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
Project management skills particular to social media ; such as search engine optimization (SEO), blogger influencer outreach, media buying and more. Social-specific skills ; like community management, social customer service and monitoring and a bunch more. MIT Sloan Management Review 2012 Social Business Global. Right?
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] What See-Through Pants Can Reveal About a Company's Weaknesses
| FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2013
Except when it''s not, which is becoming increasingly common — see the sheer pants crisis , the abrupt resignation of a CEO , a poorly-received job ad to replace said CEO, and a bit of media heat over a 2011 murder that occurred in a Bethesda store. Crisis management 'Downward Dog, Perhaps. Hooray! The Option You Can''t Use.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Make Your Knowledge Workers More Productive
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2013
'With scarcely any help from management, knowledge workers can increase their productivity by 20%. Yet here is the challenge you face as a senior executive: You cannot manage your knowledge workers in the traditional and intrusive way you might have done with manual workers. Knowledge management Managing people Productivity
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Will the Internet Destroy the Stock Market?
| FRIDAY, AUGUST 30, 2013
In 2011, the entire country of Egypt had a total internet blackout after officials ordered the country''s ISPs to flip a few switches; the Syrian government is now doing the same. Admittedly, fund managers cannot even explain the algorithms because the networks learn as they go and change algorithms accordingly. The result is a crash.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] The Steep Psychological Price of Starting Your Own Company
| FRIDAY, AUGUST 23, 2013
Fake it until you make it" might sound like a manageable way to approach your entrepreneurial efforts, but it''s also worth considering this man-riding-a-lion analogy from EnSite Solutions CEO Toby Thomas: "People look at him and think, ‘This guy''s really got it together! 'Too High? He''s brave!’ What a Shirt Can (and Can''t) Do. Go Figure.
CHART YOUR COURSE [2011, Management] 3 Business Reasons for Employee Engagement Program
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2013
According to The 2011 Deloitte Volunteer IMPACT survey of employed adults ages 21 – 35, millennials who frequently participate in workplace volunteer activities are nearly twice as likely to be very satisfied with the progression of their career. '3 Business Reasons for Employee Engagement Programs. by Companies4Good ?03-26-2013
MARSHALL GOLDSMITH [2011, Management] Voting ends Sept 1st for Thinkers50 Top Management Thinker Award for 2013
| MONDAY, AUGUST 19, 2013
It is now the premier global ranking of management thinkers. Previous winners of the Top Management Thinker Award have included Peter Drucker (2001 & 2003), Michael Porter (2005), CK Prahalad (2007 & 2009), and Clayton Christensen (2011). 'Dear Friends, We are nearing the 2013 Thinkers50 biannual awards. Thank you!
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Fortune Favors the Prepared, and Hiring Managers Favor the Fortunate
| FRIDAY, AUGUST 16, 2013
Almost as soon as Ron Johnson was fired by JC Penney, blame for the retailer’s annus horribilis shifted to board member and billionaire hedge-fund manager Bill Ackman, who had lured Johnson to Penney from Apple in 2011. 'Do You Feel Lucky, Punk? You need to try and figure that out during an interview.” Selling the Hacker Mind-Set.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] The Dell Deal Explained: What a Successful Turnaround Looks Like
| THURSDAY, AUGUST 15, 2013
Competitors like IBM and Compaq struggled with the politics of managing their various channel partners and lagged Dell in inventory management. In a 2011 paper , researchers from HBS, Columbia, and the University of Chicago looked at the success of 472 tech buyouts based on a novel measure: patents. How do you get back on top?
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] IT Doesn't Matter (to CEOs)
| THURSDAY, AUGUST 15, 2013
Data breaches are on the rise, with a 44% increase in the number of records exposed from 2011 to 2012. Technology updates should be provided to the senior management team with the same frequency and rigor as financial statements and signed off on by the leadership team as part of the pay-for-performance framework. IT management
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Women: Let's Stop Allowing Race and Age to Divide Us
| THURSDAY, AUGUST 15, 2013
The tensions are not recognized or talked about," we heard from an Asian-American management consultant. Diversity Gender Generational issues Managing yourself I''m rejected," one white millennial woman told us. Women at the top don''t understand me and won''t take the time to get to know me. We''re polite, but not fully engaged.".
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] The Missing Half of the Education Debate
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2013
When it is, what we hear is the emphatic argument that college works because it does pay, which is supported by data like that gathered by the OECD''s most recent compendium of education-related data, Education at a Glance 2013 , which covers the period through 2011. So far, I fear, the discussion is only half a conversation. vs. 16.2%.
MILLS SCOFIELD [2011, Management] Changing One Thing Changes Everything
| MONDAY, AUGUST 12, 2013
In 2011, I pitched a new job at my old job and became a full-time illustrator and storyteller for a non-profit. It covers my love of social media and obsession with photo management to the lifecycle of events and what it is like to try to change an organization from the inside. Her posts on this blog always get a ton of hits.
YOU'RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME [2011, Management] Leading with Emotion
| SATURDAY, AUGUST 10, 2013
'This post is from 2011. Angelil is President and Manager of (wait for it) Feeling Productions. I was inspired to write it after watching an interview with someone who is never ashamed to show emotion and is highly successful in engaging and inspiring others to excel. . ==. There were a couple of exceptions of course. Anger was one.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Why Weight Watchers Can't Ignore the Call to Go "Free"
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7, 2013
At the very least, it can buy time while management sorts out the right comprehensive response. Pandora''s future success is anything but assured, but they''ve managed to carve out significant share in a space that SiriusXM should have owned. And it just may permanently stall the new entrant. Think about a classic case. Of course not.
STRATEGY DRIVEN [2011, Management] Complimentary Resource – Emerging Trends in Project Management
| SUNDAY, AUGUST 4, 2013
'Emerging Trends in Project Management. Implementing project management soft skills into your projects will become increasingly important over the next several years; opening your mind to these emerging trends will open your door to new opportunities. Click here for more information on Emerging Trends in Project Management.
MARSHALL GOLDSMITH [2011, Management] Marshall Goldsmith and the Thinkers50 Leadership Award
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, 2013
Best-selling books include: · Managers as Mentors: Building Partnerships for Learning – Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2013. Articles/Blogs: · Talent Management Blog: [link]. Awards and professional acknowledgments include: · UCLA Anderson School of Management 2012 The John E. World HRD Congress – 2011 global leader in HR thinking.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] For Corporate Cosmopolitanism, Start at the Top
| MONDAY, JULY 29, 2013
'If your company''s management team isn''t as global as its target markets, you aren''t alone. Dig a few layers deeper into firms'' management teams and the situation doesn''t look much better. Cosmopolitanism, of course, isn''t only about top management diversity. Broadening the current management team''s mindsets.
GREAT LEADERSHIP [2011, Management] Leadership Development "Moneyball"
| MONDAY, JULY 29, 2013
'This post was originally published in SmartBrief on Leadership 7/25/2013: “Moneyball” was a book and movie based on Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane and his use of statistics (sabermetrics, to be precise) to get the most production out of his team by spending the least amount of money. Performance is a prerequisite for potential.”.
YOU'RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME [2011, Management] Leadership: 5 Ways to Build & Sustain Battery Power
| SATURDAY, JULY 20, 2013
This post from 2011 explores some ways of preserving and generating energy both for leaders and their organizations. In order for any organization to successfully fulfill its purpose and achieve its goals, it must learn to recognize, nurture, and manage its collective energy. 'Human energy is a precious commodity. Here’s another.
LEADING BLOG [2011, Management] Loyalty Beyond Reason Defined
| FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2013
Loveworks follows Brian''s books Basics: Online Marketing (2010) and Basics: Marketing Management (2011). In 2011 Brian was presented with the coveted Teaching Excellence Award by the Newhouse School''s graduating class. * * * Like us on Facebook for additional leadership and personal development ideas. * * *. Repeatedly.
THREE STAR LEADERSHIP [2011, Management] 7/16/13: By and About Leaders
| TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013
Among other trophies, the collection includes an autographed baseball from former Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine, various jewel-encrusted ceremonial daggers from Tashkent and Afghanistan and a pair of Vietnamese beverage decanters, each containing a cobra with a scorpion in its mouth.". 'Subscribe to the Three Star Leadership Blog.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] The Coming Branded-Currency Revolution
| TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013
The third wave will be the mobile portfolio manager, the automobile to the mobile wallet''s horseless carriage, which marries the convertibility of the first wave with the convenience of the second. Apple has been quietly creating a platform for managing branded currency in the form of its Passbook app and a newly filed patent.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Insourcing at GE: The Real Story
| MONDAY, JULY 15, 2013
You may recall that NUMMI was a joint venture of Toyota and GM, where Toyota took over one of GM''s worst plants and turned it around with a new management system — using many of the same people and the same unions. manufacturing, management had to take a big swing. 'GE''s " insourcing " of appliance manufacturing to the U.S.
THREE STAR LEADERSHIP [2011, Management] 7/14/13: Leadership Reading to Start Your Week
| SUNDAY, JULY 14, 2013
Dick Boer, who took the helm as CEO in March 2011 from his previous post as chief operating officer of Ahold Europe, recently sat down with McKinsey’s Klaus Behrenbeck at Ahold’s Amsterdam headquarters to discuss the company’s strategy.". 'Subscribe to the Three Star Leadership Blog. Contact Wally. Thinking about Leadership and Strategy.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Alarming Research Shows the Sorry State of US Higher Ed
| THURSDAY, JULY 11, 2013
the Pew Research Center found that the price of a private college education tripled between 1980 and 2010, and that average student loan debt for bachelor''s degree holders who had to borrow was more than $23,000 in 2011. Competition Education Talent management 'It''s dismaying how easy it is to screw up college. Why is this?
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] How Startups Overcome the Capital Gap
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 2013
Sridhar had a small network management tools business that basically functioned as a highly profitable cash cow. He decided to go after Salesforce.com with a Software-as-a-Service Customer Relationship Management product at a price-point that was one sixth of what Salesforce.com, the market leader, charged. Certainly not VCs. Finance
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Look Who's Distracted Now
| TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2013
'When acclaimed hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones revealed his opinion that women become much less effective as stock traders or investors once they have children, he was, in a sense, suggesting that the distraction of motherhood—a distinctly feminine condition—exceeds that of other attention-siphoning activities.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] When Congress Takes Interest in Accounting, Watch Out
| TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2013
In a speech in April , Doty pointed to " emerging research " that "finds term limits are associated with less earnings management, less managing to earnings targets, and more timely loss recognition post-adoption," but acknowledged that it was far from conclusive and that there would be costs to rotating auditors that needed to be considered.
CHANGE STARTS HERE [2011, Management] Salty to Sweet: The Transformation of Mount Franklin Foods
| TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2013
For Mount Franklin Foods, a candy and snack manufacturer headquartered in El Paso, Texas, the years leading up to 2011 were tumultuous. When CEO Gary Ricco joined the company in May of 2011, the company had struggled for years to turn a profit. 'This article is also available as a 1-page pdf document. Alignment. Accountability.
THREE STAR LEADERSHIP [2011, Management] 7/7/13: Leadership Reading to Start Your Week
| SUNDAY, JULY 7, 2013
Yet, managers face increasing pressure to implement change to meet short- and long-term goals. Yet after decades of progress, the percentage of women in top management positions remains under 9 percent. percent in 2011 from a high of 14.2 Management Improvement Carnival #196 hosted by John Hunter. Contact Wally.
YOU'RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME [2011, Management] Encouraging Innovation & The Story of the 5 Monkeys
| SATURDAY, JUNE 29, 2013
'This post is from 2011. Change Management Leadership Leadership Development Organizational Effectiveness 21st Century leadership change change leadership culture curiosity Employee engagement innovation No monkeying around here. =. think we’ve all heard someone say it at one time or another. Or, we may even have said it ourselves.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Management] Lifehacker: A book review by Bob Morris
| SATURDAY, JUNE 29, 2013
Neal Lifehacker Manage data Manage multiple computers Master the Web Streamline routine (but necessary) tasks Wiley Publishing Work smarter with a smartphone
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] When Your Work Holds You Hostage. Literally.
| FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2013
How eBay Uses Data and Analytics to Get Closer to Its (Massive) Customer Base Sloan Management Review. Leading the daunting task of collecting all the data on these people, crunching it, and improving the customer experience is senior director of research Neel Sundaresan, who gave a lengthy interview to MIT''s Sloan Management Review.
CHART YOUR COURSE [2011, Management] Four Ways to Grow Your Business
| MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2013
The website, which became widely available in 2006, was ranked the most visited website after Google by Nielsen Media Research in 2011. Employee Retention Free Business Articles Good Places to Work Growing a Business Talent Management Team Building The Navigator Newsletter Based on Constant Contact’s study and tips from the U.S.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Reverse Innovation in Tech Startups: The Story of Capillary Technologies
| THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2013
This enabled them to build a full CRM (customer relationship management) solutions suite, specifically targeted towards retailers, that included associate applications, analytics, tablet/smartphone applications, and social components. In 2011, Capillary began looking beyond emerging markets for further growth.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Why LGBT Employees Need Workplace Allies
| THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2013
'In 2011, Susan Wolford, a Los Angeles-based wealth advisor for Morgan Stanley, got an extraordinary referral. The beneficiary of a large estate wanted to meet with her to discuss managing her investments specifically because Wolford was accredited in domestic-partner tax and estate planning — and openly gay.
MILLS SCOFIELD [2011, Management] Innovating The Brick-and-Mortar Injustice Infrastructure
| SUNDAY, JUNE 16, 2013
Take, for instance, payday lenders: a study by the Insight Center for Community Economic Development found that in 2011 “the burden of repaying [payday loans] resulted in $774 million in lost consumer spending and 14,000 job losses. Maybe you can help! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~. 1] [link].
N2GROWTH BLOG [2011, Management] Succession Planning: Not Just for Older Leaders
| SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 2013
years as of 2011 from 10 years in 2000. CEO Profiles Crisis Management Operations & Strategy Success CEO Onboarding CEO Succession Planning Dell Computers Dell Computers CEO Micahel Dell Offboarding Succession Planning 'By Patricia Lenkov , Chair, Executive Search, N2growth. billion as of March 2013 (per Forbes Magazine.) Thoughts?
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] The Most Overlooked Part of Your Data Security
| FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2013
This rush to upgrade, however, creates a challenge: large numbers of excess electronics must be managed and disposed of properly. Following the loss of a backup data tape in 2011, US healthcare benefits provider TRICARE was hit with eight separate privacy lawsuits, including one seeking an astounding $4.9 Rising Threat. On average 97.2%
QASPIRE BLOG [2011, Management] Great Quotes: Luc de Brabandere on Change, Innovation and Perceptions
| FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2013
Narayana Murthy being re-instated as Infosys Executive Chairman , where he quotes Luc: “We believe that to really make change happen, changing the reality is of course necessary – this involves developing novel ideas for change, and the implementation of those ideas via project management and measurement, templates and the like.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] If Your Mobile Strategy Can Win Here, It Can Win Anywhere
| FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2013
Kirsten Gagnaire is the Global Director of the Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA), launched in May 2011 by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. 'As a marketer, I work to engage women online with brands and causes. Ideally, a brand and a woman of influence interact directly, one to one. It''s her phone. It''s our lifeline.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Memo to JC Penney: Execution Is Not Strategy
| THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 2013
On June 14, 2011, JCP appointed Apple Store star Ron Johnson as CEO to replace what activist investor Bill Ackman derided as the completely failed regime of then-CEO Mike Ullman, who had apparently badly mismanaged JCP for his seven years at the helm. 'It has been a surreal two years for shareholders, customers, and employees of J. Hardly.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] So You Gave Your Customers' Data to the Government.
| FRIDAY, JUNE 7, 2013
For telecom companies like Verizon, Sprint, and AT&T, complying with government requests for information isn''t uncommon: In 2011, Verizon received about 260,000 requests for customer data; AT&T got 49,700 (965 of which it rejected). 'Rang, Recorded, Delivered, I''m Yours. When the news broke about the U.S. This Isn''t Harvard Grad Stuff".
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Your Smartphone Works for the Surveillance State
| FRIDAY, JUNE 7, 2013
The infamous East German secret police, the Stasi , managed to infiltrate every pay of German life, from factories, to schools, to apartment blocks — the Stasi had eyes and ears everywhere. Like a lot of kids born around that age, the specter of communism has never seemed like that much of a threat. And yet, here we are. neighbor.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Does Your CEO Really Get Data Security?
| TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 2013
With the trend toward cloud computing continuing to grow, it is vital that third-party vendor relationships are managed ever more closely. When Sony ''s customer database of 77 million customers was exposed in 2011, the immediate repair cost was estimated at 14 Billion Yen ($171 million), and the brand tarnish lingers. IT management
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Where the Money Is in the Tumblr Deal
| MONDAY, JUNE 3, 2013
Our research (discussed in detail in a 2011 Harvard Business Review article one of us coauthored) distinguished between two basic types of acquisitions. But when you buy a company for its promising business model, it''s vital to keep it intact — by running it under a separate management structure. Yahoo! The $1.6 Since Yahoo!
RON EDMONDSON [2011, Management] 7 Benefits of Being a Controlling Leader
| MONDAY, JUNE 3, 2013
Small is so easy to manage. Related posts: #6 – 2011: 3 Ways to Respond to a Controlling Leader. 3 – 2011: 7 Warning Signs you May be a Controlling Leader. 'Oh, the joy of controlling leadership. It’s highly under appreciated. Oh, I know, this appears to be a change of tune for me. apologize. Change is minimal.
SIX DISCIPLINES [2011, Management] The ROI of Performance Excellence Programs
| FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2013
In a recent interview with Eric Kurjan, President of Six Disciplines NWO, he shared just a few of his clients'' improvements that can be directly attributed to using Six Disciplines during 2011. Company A (Mfg)- 110% achievement of Revenue and Profit, 79% achievement of all 2011 Goals. The best answer is to look at our clients. to 15.4%
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Who Should Actually Have Say on Pay?
| THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2013
That''s up from 69% in 2012 and 2011. Say-on-pay is part of a big shift in recent years toward giving professional money managers more tools to affect the governance of (and in some cases discipline the managers of) corporations. 'It''s say-on-pay season at American corporations. Since say-on-pay hit the U.S. Jensen and Kevin J.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] A Diverse Board Is an Independent Board
| FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2013
2011 shareholder proposal requesting simply a report on board diversity won 22% shareholder support, and a 2012 shareholder proposal requesting that the company commit to a policy of seeking women and minority candidates for every director search won 38% of the shareholder vote. No single parameter defines good governance. It takes a village.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Sustainability Matters in the Battle for Talent
| MONDAY, MAY 20, 2013
New data shows that sustainability is an increasingly important factor in attracting and managing talent. Statoil , a Scandinavian energy company, launched a climate and energy program in 2011 that nominates 10 senior executives to take part in a year-long program. Sustainability Talent management
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Sustainability in Financial Services Is Not About Being Green
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2013
Trust reached an all-time low of 24 percent in 2011, down from 69 percent in 2008.". Examples of governance performance include management of the legal and regulatory environment, systemic risk management, and managing conflicts. Don''t get us wrong. What, then, is material to these institutions'' sustainability? society.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Why Health Care Should Bring Back the House Call
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2013
Managing chronic disease should involve post-acute care, complete with daily monitoring of vital criteria, including blood pressure, diet and physical activity. An Avalere Health study found in 2011 that health care at home improved outcomes and saved $2.8 'Years ago, as a family physician in Louisiana, I made house calls. Yet the U.S.
CHART YOUR COURSE [2011, Management] Five Strategies for Hiring Success
| MONDAY, MAY 13, 2013
The National Association of Colleges and Employers estimates the average cost-per-hire in 2011 and 2012 was $5,100. Some managers are good interviewers, some aren’t. What if you have an introvert interviewing candidates for a sales manager position; or an extrovert interviewing people for an analyst’s position?
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Apple's Trojan Horse
| MONDAY, MAY 13, 2013
Direct spending on business travel by domestic and international travelers totaled $249 billion in 2011. But even great management cannot protect these airlines. 'Last week Apple''s Tim Cook made fleeting reference to "new product categories." Bloomberg West called it " tantalizing.". But we should be more future-sighted. PDF ]).
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Parting Ways with Public Trading
| FRIDAY, MAY 10, 2013
As noted management expert Geoffrey Moore told me with respect to high-velocity competition, "I''m not sure you ever want to be in the public markets." The pressure on the company by the investing community (among others) was so severe that it eventually split into two, Motorola Mobility and Motorola Solutions in January of 2011.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Businesses Are Getting Used to the Consistently Inconsistent Economy
| THURSDAY, MAY 9, 2013
In fact, the brain is well-equipped to manage short-term stress: it releases adrenaline, raises the heart rate, and makes us more alert so we can handle whatever situation is causing the stress. That''s an optimistic outlook, particularly given that 61% reported making less money in 2012 than they did in 2011.
- [2011, Management] Leadership Is More than Interpersonal Skills
This is a classic topic in the management field. In 2011, I talked with Doyle Hopper, general manager of Nucor''s Vulcraft Group and Nucor Cold Finish. I''ve been a fan of Nucor''s team-focused management style for years and was looking for an example of extreme leadership inside this unique organization.
RON EDMONDSON [2011, Management] 4 Questions with Brad Lomenick about “The Catalyst Leader”
| FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2013
This book is for anyone that leads, but the strike zone is a 35 yr old senior manager, church planter or senior pastor, innovator or entrepreneur. He’s grown from 5 employees to 50 in the past year, and wrestling with how best to manage his staff of 20 somethings. Catalyst 2011: David Kinnaman. Love what they are doing.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] The Generosity Strategies that Help Companies Grow
| THURSDAY, MAY 2, 2013
I''ve written three HBR posts on Netflix since its difficult 2011. Most free warranty programs are there to gather detailed consumer information for customer relationship management purposes. 'Netflix reported another great quarter last month, with big subscriber and stock growth. All were bullish on its future. out of the 1.3
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] What U.S. E-Commerce Can Learn from Its Global Copycats
| MONDAY, APRIL 29, 2013
It offers COD payments, a difficult to manage payment method, and built its O-Courier delivery platform which Ozon believes is a key differentiator. Ozon raised $100 million in 2011 from a consortium of investors, including the Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten , to continue to build out infrastructure and expand into new categories.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Management] Why the Decline in Corporate Statesmanship?
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2013
And the Business Roundtable , picking up where it left off in the summer of 2011, has continued its ineffectual pleas for the president and Congress to find a solution to the deficit , while failing to offer a single concrete solution. What was the source of this corporate statesmanship, and why has it largely disappeared?
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