Book Review of “The Culture Cycle: How to Shape the Unseen Force that Transforms Performance”

The Practical Leader

John Kotter and James Heskett’s classic book, Corporate Culture and Performance , is an organization development classic. Harvard Business School professor, James Heskett’s new book, The Culture Cycle: How to Shape the Unseen Force That Transforms Performance , follows up his and John Kotter’s earlier work with updated research, current examples, and pertinent observations. Results (Four Rs, innovation, growth, and profitability).

Is Kindness a Strategy?

Harvard Business Review

I'm sure many supervisors at American would have issues with their colleague's innovative, if mildly deceptive, solution. Every problem, if managed well, is thus an "opportunity" to boost overall loyalty among a company's already loyal customers. Heskett of Harvard Business School observes, it's important to endow workers on the front line with "latitude within limits." A friend recently described a remarkable travel experience.