Searching for 'More on The Halo Effect'
I intend on writing my own review of Halo Effect. I think it is very good. If you read business books, you are going want to read this.
I’m delighted to see Phil Rosenzweig’s The Halo Effect getting the attention it deserves. His core argument merits attention on this site, where we take the power of business ideas very seriously.
Carol Hymowitz over at the WSJ shared her list of business books for holiday reading (you may need to log in). On it, were these books: Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything by Don Tapscott and Anthony Williams. This is what we've all been talking about in the past few years and even more so since the rise of Wikipedia.
I like to think. At least I like to think that I like to think. This idea I have about myself is exactly what drove me to pick up David McRaney’s new book, You Are Now Less Dumb.
In The Halo Effect, author Phil Rosenzweig challenges the neat conclusions and timeless principles that business experts create to explain high performance. And he focuses his sharpest critique on Jim Collins, who is arguably the most influential management thinker today (gee—not so dumb a target to pick if he wants exposure….
<i>Widgets</i>, like <i>The Management Myth</i> and <i>The Halo Effect</I>, is a business book that takes on business book orthodoxy, and we love it.
Article: This is Your Brain on Sports: The Science of Underdogs, the Value of Rivalry, and What We Can Learn from the T-Shirt Cannon
Jon Wertheim and Sam Sommers have written a speedy compendium of sports stories and human behavioral tendencies that serves up social science insight with agility and good humor.
Edward Humes takes us along on a "deep exploration of the hidden world of ports, traffic control centers, and the research labs defining our transportation future."
Giveaway: Once Upon a Time in Shaolin: The Untold Story of Wu-Tang Clan's Million-Dollar Secret Album, the Devaluation of Music, and America's New Public Enemy No. 1
Cyrus Bozorgmehr's new book takes us on the journey of one of the most interesting artistic statements of the digital era.
A growing wave of critics is taking shots at Jim Collins and his book, Good to Great, questioning the research and Collins' oft-followed path for corporate success. The arguments against Collins are nicely summarized in a Boston Globe article written by Drake Bennett titled "Luck Inc. " Jim Collins is quoted, pushing back on some of the counterclaims to his contribution to "business-success literature.
The strategy + business best of business books list is always one of our favorites of the year—one we always look forward to—and this year's does not disappoint. The strength of the list is in it's breadth and flexibility. The categories always change slightly to reflect the important topics of the year, and they choose experts on those topics to pick the best books published in those categories.
Edward Humes takes us on a fascinating journey through the intricacies and implications of our modern transportation network.
Is management a true science? It’s a contentious issue with enormous stakes. Phil Simon, author of Message Not Received, answers.
Another listing of titles in Spanish came to my attention! These can be great as gifts for bi-lingual clients or employees! If you want to place an order for any of these books, let me know (roy@800ceoread.
There is no shortage of books written to explain the success of companies. In Search of Excellence and Good to Great are the best known for using this technique. There are not many books that do the opposite—look at why companies failed.
This has potential to start a bit of dialogue. There's a recently published book out there refuting some of the big business books such as Good to Great and In Search of Excellence. Phil argues that he has.
Jagdish Sheth says his journey started as he tried to understand why so many companies that were highlighted in books like In Search of Excellence and Good To Great failed to have continued success. Sheth argues that companies acquire habits that lead to their fall. His latest book is called The Self-Destructive Habits of Good Companies.
20 books taking on business from many different perspectives that we'll be slowing down to consider in November.
Book: 18 Immutable Laws of Corporate Reputation Author: Ronald Alsop Reviewer: johnmoore (from the Brand Autopsy blog) In 18 Immutable Laws of Corporate Reputation, Ronald Alsop gives sound advice on how to manage, measure, and nurture the reputation of a corporation. As a marketer, the concept of displacing the discipline of brand management for reputation management is profound. Lets face it, branding is a nebulous term that not everyone in your company fully understands, including folks in the marketing department.