June 22, 2004
News & Opinion: Dearborn Trade: What are you reading?
Q: What are you reading now? Zigmund: I'm about to start reading Execution by Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan. Like everyone else, I recently finished The DaVinci Code for fun.
NEWS & OPINION: The Art of Execution
By 800-CEO-READ, published October 19, 2005, at 2:26 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
At your company, what is the time ratio of brainstorming vs. executing ideas? It's easy to get caught up in the brainstorming process.
NEWS & OPINION: Best Books To Make Best Workplaces
By 800-CEO-READ, published October 8, 2007, at 12:36 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Last week, The Wall Street Journal announced their Top Small Workplaces 2007 winners. The Journal asked the folks who run those places what books they would recommend to others trying to create first-class workplaces. Here the alphabetical list of their selections.
NEWS & OPINION: BOOK REVIEW: Confronting Reality
By 800-CEO-READ, published October 12, 2004, at 2:35 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Book: Confronting Reality: Doing What Matters to Get Things Right Authors: Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan Reviewer: johnmoore (from the Brand Autopsy blog) Does Confronting Reality suffer from sequelitis? I ask because a few years back Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan co-authored Execution, a business book best seller that focused on execution being THE critical element between strategic plans and their tactical outcomes. But now, the authors have come to the understanding that baking realism into a companys business plan is more important than execution in achieving effective results.
NEWS & OPINION: Books for Boss's Day
By 800-CEO-READ, published October 14, 2005, at 4:59 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
I know it may be a little late for this, but I wanted to recommend a set of books for managers. If you are a first time manager, pick up The First Time Manager. It is a basic book that covers alot of ground on the challenges and responsibilities of being a new mangaer.
NEWS & OPINION: The Difference Between Knowing and Doing
By 800-CEO-READ, published January 18, 2006, at 1:14 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
I had seen references from some really smart people to The Knowing-Doing Gap by Jeffrey Pfeffer and Robert Sutton. This duo has another book coming out this spring, so I thought I would check out the old one. The book was published back in 2000 and it is pretty hard to categorize what they are talking about.