November 16, 2004
News & Opinion: Miami Herald Reviews Confronting Reality
Richard Pachter from the Miami Herald reviews Confronting Reality. He likes the book, having both read and listened to it.
NEWS & OPINION: Amazon Names Their Top Biz Books for 2004
By 800-CEO-READ, published November 11, 2004, at 1:02 AM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Our reader Dmitri left a comment this morning telling us that Amazon's editors chose The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid as their top pick for 2004. Here is the entire list: The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid by C. K.
NEWS & OPINION: High Expectations for Confronting Reality
By 800-CEO-READ, published October 14, 2004, at 7:25 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done, the first book by Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan (which I have not read), was highly lauded and three years later still manages to occupy prime shelf space in brick-and-mortar bookstores and so it was with high expectations that I turned to the first page of their follow-on book, Confronting Reality: Doing What Matters to Get Things Right. All is for naught if you are executing against a business model that is increasingly obsolete in the global marketplace, and so I suspect Confronting Reality was written to make sure that you're not racing a hundred miles an hour. .
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: Business Week Chooses Their Top for 2004
By 800-CEO-READ, published December 13, 2004, at 6:14 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Today, Businessweek published their top 10 business book of 2004. Their list includes: The Wisdom of Crowds by James Surowiecki Paradox of Choice by Barry Schwartz The Future of Competition by C. K.
NEWS & OPINION: Strategy and Business' Best Business Books of 2004
By 800-CEO-READ, published December 20, 2004, at 6:45 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
I know I am a little late on getting the Strategy and Business list posted, but here is a summary of the list with the books and the links to the articles. The first book under each heading s+b's top shelf pick for that subject: Strategy Confronting Reality by Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan The Future of Competition by C. K.