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    • Competing on Analytics

    • The New Science of Winning
    • By: Thomas H. Davenport, Jeanne G. Harris
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
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      4 out of 5 stars 26

    From two pioneers in business analytics, an update of the classic book on how analytics and business intelligence are transforming competition and how leading organizations build and compete on an analytical capability. Leading companies are doing more than just collecting and storing data in large quantities - they're now driving their competitive strategies based on data-driven insights. In Competing on Analytics, Davenport and Harris explain how analytics are transforming the basis of competition in industry after industry.

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Keeping Up with the Quants

    • Your Guide to Understanding and Using Analytics
    • By: Thomas H. Davenport, Jinho Kim
    • Narrated by: Alan Sklar
    • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 108
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      4 out of 5 stars 87
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      4 out of 5 stars 87

    Welcome to the age of data. No matter your interests (sports, movies, politics), your industry (finance, marketing, technology, manufacturing), or the type of organization you work for (big company, nonprofit, small start-up) - your world is awash with data. As a successful manager today, you must be able to make sense of all this information. You need to be conversant with analytical terminology and methods and able to work with quantitative information. This audiobook promises to become your "quantitative literacy" guide.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not enough takeaways for the price of the book

    • By MC on 09-23-15

    Regular price: $23.07

    • HBR's 10 Must Reads 2017

    • The Definitive Management Ideas of the Year from Harvard Business Review
    • By: Harvard Business Review, Clayton M. Christensen, Adam Grant, and others
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Yen
    • Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 54
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      4 out of 5 stars 48
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      4 out of 5 stars 48

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A cornucopia of current and relevant ideas...

    • By MMH Toronto on 06-29-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Big Data at Work

    • Dispelling the Myths, Uncovering the Opportunities
    • By: Thomas H. Davenport
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 26
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      4 out of 5 stars 24
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      4 out of 5 stars 24

    Go ahead, be skeptical about big data. The author was - at first. When the term "big data" first came on the scene, best-selling author Tom Davenport ( Competing on Analytics, Analytics at Work) thought it was just another example of technology hype. But his research in the years that followed changed his mind. Now, in clear, conversational language, Davenport explains what big data means - and why everyone in business needs to know about it.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Full of fluff, light on the details

    • By Nikhil on 05-17-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Reverse Engineering Google's Innovation Machine (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Bala Iyer, Thomas H. Davenport
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Every piece of the company plays a part, every failure breeds success, and every success demands improvement. From the April 2008 issue of Harvard Business Review.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Competing on Talent Analysis (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Thomas H. Davenport, Jeanne Harris, Jeremy Shapiro
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Thomas H. Davenport, a professor at Babson College, Jeanne Harris, an executive research fellow and senior executive at Accenture's Institute for High Performance, and Jeremy Shapiro, an executive director in human resources at Morgan Stanley, writes about what the best companies know about their employees – and how they use that information to outperform their rivals.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Why Trump Doesn’t Tweet About Automation

    • By: Thomas H. Davenport
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Since winning the U.S. presidency in November, Donald Trump has tweeted frequently about job loss. He’s railed against corporations that plan to move jobs to Mexico or China. He’s taken credit for persuading companies, including Ford and Carrier Corporation, for keeping jobs at home. He’s been unalterably opposed to both outsourcing and big trade deals like NAFTA and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) because of the U.S. job losses they might engender.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Judgment Calls

    • Twelve Stories of Big Decisions and the Teams That Got Them Right
    • By: Thomas H Davenport, Brook Manville
    • Narrated by: Don Hagen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
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      4 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Despite the dizzying amount of data at our disposal today - and an increasing reliance on analytics to make the majority of our decisions - many of our most critical choices still come down to human judgment. This fact is fundamental to organizations whose leaders must often make crucial decisions: to do this they need the best available insights. This book introduces a model that taps the collective judgment of an organization so that the right decisions are made, and the entire organization profits.

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Thinking for a Living

    • How to Get Better Performances And Results from Knowledge Workers
    • By: Thomas H. Davenport
    • Narrated by: Thomas H. Davenport
    • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 33
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      4 out of 5 stars 10
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      3 out of 5 stars 9

    Knowledge workers are the innovators, designers and marketers of your company's products and services. They are the highly paid strategists, executives, and IT specialists whose ideas and expertise fuel your success. But are they delivering their best performance?

    Regular price: $20.99