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January 25th, 2009 · Comments Off · Books and films, Organization

The Global Organizational Design Society (phew!) has done a complete revamp of their site. It is an incredibly rich source of information. Many of the key books in the area are available for free download as well as many articles. Videos from interviews and past conference are there for viewing. 

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The Future of Management by Gary Hamel and Bill Breen

November 8th, 2007 · Comments Off · Books and films

The Gary Hamel fan club is disappointed. I have been sucking up every word of Gary since I first heard him in 1991. Peter Day interviewed Gary about the book on BBC GlobalBiz some weeks ago. My expectations on the new book rose even more. But now I think that the podcast was better and […]

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One of the most important strategy books of the decade

June 26th, 2007 · Comments Off · Books and films, Strategy

“The Strategy Paradox” is one of the most interesting books on strategy for about 10 years. I have worked with strategy and planning issues in a managerial role with large international companies and as a consultant. I plow through reams of books every year. Most of them disappointing with the occasional nugget hidden in an […]

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Harnessing your networks

April 20th, 2007 · Comments Off · Books and films, Networking

Just back from listening to Ivan Misner, founder of BNI, author of many books on networking. He says that his advice is all common sense, but unfortunately common sense in uncommon in reality. His advice: Diversify your networks. Belong to and participate in several different kinds of networks, both professional and private. We usually cluster […]

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Making decisions in the fog

March 24th, 2007 · Comments Off · Books and films

Decisions are what we do, when we do not know what to do, wrote Elliott Jaques. This implies that decisions are made under uncertainty and that it can take long time before we can evaluate the decision. It is not easy to get any insight into how higher managers make decisions. Most interviews focus on […]

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