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A year's worth of management wisdom, all in one place. We've reviewed the ideas, insights, and best practices from the past year of Harvard Business Review to keep you up-to-date on the most cutting-edge, influential thinking driving business today. With authors from Michael E. Porter to Katrina Lake and company examples from Alibaba to 3M, this volume brings the most current and important management conversations right to your fingertips. This book will inspire you to: ask better questions to boost your learning, persuade others, and negotiate more effectively; create workplace conditions where gender equity can thrive; boost results by allowing humans and AI to enhance one another's strengths; make better connections with your customers by giving them a glimpse inside your company; scale your agile processes from a few teams to hundreds; build a commitment to both economic and social values in your organization; and prepare your company for a rapidly aging workforce and society.Show more
Can blockchain solve your biggest business problem? While the world is transfixed by bitcoin mania, your competitors are tuning out the noise and making strategic bets on blockchain. Your rivals are effortlessly tracking every last link in their supply chains. They're making bureaucratic paper trails obsolete while keeping their customers' data safer and discovering new ways to use this next foundational technology to sustain their competitive advantage. What should you be doing with blockchain now to ensure that your business is poised for success? Blockchain: The Insights You Need from Harvard Business Review brings you today's most essential thinking on blockchain, explains how to get the right initiatives started at your company, and prepares you to seize the opportunity of the coming blockchain wave. Business is changing. Will you adapt or be left behind? Get up to speed and deepen your understanding of the topics that are shaping your company's future with the Insights You Need from Harvard Business Review series. Featuring HBR's smartest thinking on fast-moving issues-blockchain, cybersecurity, AI, and more-each book provides the foundational introduction and practical case studies your organization needs to compete today and collects the best research, interviews, and analysis to get it ready for tomorrow.Show more
From making faster, better decisions to automating rote work to enabling robots to respond to emotions, AI and machine learning are already reshaping business and society. What should you and your company be doing today to ensure that you're poised for success and keeping up with your competitors in the age of AI? Artificial Intelligence: The Insights You Need from Harvard Business Review brings you today's most essential thinking on AI and explains how to launch the right initiatives at your company to capitalize on the opportunity of the machine intelligence revolution. Business is changing. Will you adapt or be left behind? Get up to speed and deepen your understanding of the topics that are shaping your company's future with the Insights You Need from Harvard Business Review series. Featuring HBR's smartest thinking on fast-moving issues-blockchain, cybersecurity, AI, and more-each book provides the foundational introduction and practical case studies your organization needs to compete today and collects the best research, interviews, and analysis to get it ready for tomorrow. You can't afford to ignore how these issues will transform the landscape of business and society. The Insights You Need series will help you grasp these critical ideas-and prepare you and your company for the future.Show more
No data is completely safe. Cyberattacks on companies and individuals are on the rise and growing not only in number but also in ferocity. And while you may think your company has taken all the precautionary steps to prevent an attack, no individual, company, or country is safe. Cybersecurity can no longer be left exclusively to IT specialists. Improving and increasing data security practices and identifying suspicious activity is everyone's responsibility, from the boardroom to the break room. Cybersecurity: The Insights You Need from Harvard Business Review brings you today's most essential thinking on cybersecurity, from outlining the challenges to exploring the solutions, and provides you with the critical information you need to prepare your company for the inevitable hack. The lessons in this book will help you get everyone in your organization on the same page when it comes to protecting your most valuable assets.Show more
If you listen to nothing else on preparing for a tough economy and coming back stronger, listen to these ten articles. We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the most important ones to help your company persevere through economic challenges and continue to grow even as your competitors stumble. This book will inspire you to get your company ready before a downturn strikes, learn the right lessons from previous recessions, minimize pain while cutting costs and managing risk, foster a healthy organizational culture during anxious times, and seize the opportunity to innovate and reinvent your business. This collection of articles includes 'Seize Advantage in a Downturn,' by David Rhodes and Daniel Stelter; 'How to Survive a Recession and Thrive Afterward: A Research Roundup,' by Walter Frick; 'How to Bounce Back from Adversity,' by Joshua D. Margolis and Paul G. Stoltz; 'Rohm and Haas's Former CEO on Pulling Off a Sweet Deal in a Down Market,' by Raj Gupta; 'Leadership in a (Permanent) Crisis,' by Ronald Heifetz, Alexander, Grashow, and Marty Linsky; 'How to Be a Good Boss in a Bad Economy,' by Robert I. Sutton; 'Layoffs That Don't Break Your Company,' by Sandra J. Sucher and Shalene Gupta; and 'Getting Reorgs Right,' by Stephen Heidari-Robinson and Suzanne Heywood.Show more