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How to Master the Seven-Step Problem-Solving Process
Structured problem solving can be used to address almost any complex challenge in business or public policy.
Authors: Charles Conn, Hugo Sarrazin, Simon London | Source: McKinsey Quarterly | Subjects: Management, Personal Development, Productivity / Work Tips
Creating High-Performance Innovation Teams at Scale
For innovation initiatives to succeed, they must be staffed with the right combination of talent.
Authors: Erik Roth, Matt Banholzer, Sean Brown | Source: McKinsey Quarterly | Subjects: Innovation, Organizational Behavior
Why You Should Apply Analytics to Your People Strategy
Bringing advanced computing power and analytics capabilities to bear on people decisions in an organization is crucial to driving lasting and effective change.
Authors: Bill Schaninger, Bryan Hancock, Simon London | Source: McKinsey Quarterly | Subject: Human Resources
How To Be Objective About Budgets
Addressing anchoring bias can lead to more accurate budget forecasts, better budget conversations, and more dynamic resource reallocation.
Authors: Dan P. Lovallo, Sean Brown, Tim Koller | Source: McKinsey Quarterly | Subjects: Finance, Management, Organizational Behavior
How To Take the ‘Outside View’
It may be easier than you think to debias your decisions and make better forecasts by building the “outside view.”
Authors: Dan P. Lovallo, Tim Koller | Source: McKinsey Quarterly | Subjects: Decision Making, Management, Organizational Behavior
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Four-way Win: How to Integrate Work, Home, Community and Self
While people in the business community hear a lot about the importance of work/life balance, it's often unclear exactly what that phrase means or how one achieves it. Stewart Friedman, founding director of Wharton's Leadership Program and the Work/Life Integration Project, thinks he has an answer. In his new book, titled Total Leadership: Be a Better Leader, Have a Richer Life, Friedman describes the four … [ Read more ]
Simple Rules and Management Teams
In the final in his three part podcast series with Kathleen M. Eisenhardt, Donald Sull, Associate Professor of Management Practice in Strategic and International Management, speaks with the Stanford University Professor about what makes good management teams. Eisenhardt begins this podcast by stating that in her opinion the most useful metaphor about teams for managers is a basketball team because the teams are fast moving, fluid … [ Read more ]
An anthropological introduction to YouTube
Anthropology professor Mike Wesch of Kansas State University presented this lecture at the Library of Congress on June 23rd, 2008.
The Story of Stuff
From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls … [ Read more ]
The Five Competitive Forces That Shape Strategy: An Interview with Michael E. Porter
Michael Porter published an article in the January 2008 Harvard Business Review updating his famous five forces model. Here is an interview with him (12:57 minutes) on the relevance of the 5 Forces in today's world.