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Many people are unaware that among the invaluable resources that Harvard Business Review makes available at no cost online are more than 100 videos — each about five minutes in length – that have been excerpted from conversations during which eminent thought leaders share their insights. Here’s a partial list. FYI, I am using a [.]. Bob's blog entries A vast treasure of intellectual capital awaits you Better Protection for U.S.

The Secret History of Agile Innovation

Harvard Business Review

In 1986, one of us (Takeuchi) and coauthor Ikujiro Nonaka published an article in Harvard Business Review called “The New New Product Development Game.” You hear a lot about “agile innovation” these days.

Wise Leadership

Harvard Business Review

Hirotaka Takeuchi , Harvard Business School professor, and Ikujiro Nonaka , professor emeritus at Hitotsubashi University, explain how the best executives strive for the common good. They are the authors of the HBR article The Wise Leader. Ethics Leadership

Patience in Japan

Harvard Business Review

Consider the reports of my HBS colleague Hiro Takeuchi, a Japanese national who was working in Tokyo last week when tremors hit the city. There was no pushing and shoving, Takeuchi reported, no honking of car horns, even in long waits for a tank of gas. The culture of Japan tends to be outer-directed. Thus, taking care of other people becomes much more central to its value system.