Management - Leadership

Author: 
Beard, Alison
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The article presents a theoretical study of a television show runner who is overseeing three programs but is having issues with time management and delegation. It mentions the producer's relationship with the network executive, her work with her staff, and her need to avoid job burn-out.

Publisher: 
Harvard Business School Press
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Harvard Business Review, Vol. 95, No. 6, November-December 2017, pp. 157-162
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2017
Author: 
Beard, Alison
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A Biological Approach Helen Fisher, the biological anthropologist whose research informed Deloitte's work on team chemistry, derives her personality assessment from brain science.

Publisher: 
Harvard Business School Press
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Harvard Business Review, Vol. 95, No. 2, March-April 2017, pp. 60-62
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2017
Author: 
Legere, John
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When he joined T-Mobile, in September 2012, the author writes, the most important thing he recognized wasn't specific to T-Mobile; it was true for the wireless industry in general: People hated it. He saw that the best way to succeed in this industry was to do things as differently as possible from the existing carriers.

Publisher: 
Harvard Business School Press
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Harvard Business Review, Vol. 95, No. 1, January-February 2017, pp. 37-42
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2017
Author: 
Byford, Mark
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The article identifies five tasks that new executives must perform in their critical first few months with a company.

Publisher: 
Harvard Business School Press
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Harvard Business Review, Vol. 95, No. 3, May-June 2017, pp. 78-86
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Date published: 
2017
Author: 
Prokesch, Steven
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The article describes General Electric Co.'s use of analytics to augment the firm's human resource processes. One tool draws on data regarding the relatedness of positions and historical movements of company employees to enhance career and succession planning.

Publisher: 
Harvard Business School Press
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Harvard Business Review, Vol. 95, No. 5, September-October 2017, pp. 54-55
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2017
Author: 
Porter, Michael E.
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Although the world we live in is three-dimensional, much of the information we receive is limited to two dimensions on pages and screens. This gap between the physical and digital realms limits our leveraging capabilities in optimizing data usefulness.

Publisher: 
Harvard Business School Press
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Harvard Business Review, Vol. 95, No. 6, November-December 2017, pp. 46-58
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Date published: 
2017
Author: 
McGinn, Daniel
Publisher: 
Harvard Business School Press
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Harvard Business Review, Vol. 95, No. 6, November-December 2017, pp. 164-166
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2017
Author: 
Harrell, Eben
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Over the past 100 years, three tests--the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, the Five-Factor Model, and StrengthsFinder--have had an outsize impact on the theory and practice of personality screening.

Publisher: 
Harvard Business School Press
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Harvard Business Review, Vol. 95, No. 2, March-April 2017, pp. 63
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2017
Author: 
Lafley, A. G.
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Why do companies routinely succumb to the lure of rebranding? Because, say A.G. Lafley and Roger L. Martin, the authors of "Customer Loyalty Is Overrated," they believe they must continually update their business models, strategies, and communications to respond to the explosion of consumer options.

Publisher: 
Harvard Business School Press
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Harvard Business Review, Vol. 95, No. 1, January-February 2017, pp. 47-54
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2017
Author: 
Petriglieri, Jennifer
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High-potential employees can falter when idealization and identification, two psychological mechanisms, combine to form a trap: others idealize the high performer's talent as a component of the firm's future, and the high performer then identifies with that perception.

Publisher: 
Harvard Business School Press
Source: 
Harvard Business Review, Vol. 95, No. 3, May-June 2017, pp. 88-94
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2017