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    • Leading Change

    • Why Transformation Efforts Fail (Harvard Business Review)
    • By: John P. Kotter
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Businesses hoping to survive over the long term will have to remake themselves into better competitors at least once along the way. These efforts have gone under many banners: total quality management, reengineering, rightsizing, restructuring, cultural change, and turnarounds, to name a few. In almost every case, the goal has been to cope with a new, more challenging market by changing the way business is conducted. In this article, John Kotter outlines the eight largest errors that can doom these efforts.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Practical advice for any leader

    • By Erich on 09-14-12

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Design Thinking (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Tim Brown, Harvard Business Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 233
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    The CEO and president of IDEO writes that when designers are involved from the very beginning of the innovation process, startling new ideas can result - as a U.S. health care provider, a Japanese bicycle components manufacturer, and a system of Indian eye hospitals learned.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Nothing of substance

    • By Thomas Bata on 03-12-19

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    • The Strategic Secret of Private Equity (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Felix Barber, Michael Goold
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 55
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      4 out of 5 stars 28

    Hear why "buying to sell" can generate a much higher return on investment than the public company practice of "buying to keep".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • review

    • By Anonymous User on 08-24-18

    Regular price: $1.95

    • What Is Strategy?

    • By: Michael E. Porter (C. Roland Christensen Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School)
    • Length: 56 mins
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    Operational effectiveness and strategy are both essential, says this article from Harvard Business Review...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Matthew on 02-21-04

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    • Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time

    • By: Tony Schwartz
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Increasing your energy capacity is the best way to get more work done faster and better. From the October 2007 issue of Harvard Business Review.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Everyone Should Read This!

    • By Carolyn on 05-31-12

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    • Health Care’s Service Fanatics (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: James I. Merlino, Ananth Raman
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 12
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    James I. Merlino, a colorectal surgeon and the chief experience officer at Cleveland Clinic, and Ananth Raman, the UPS Foundation Professor of Business Logistics at Harvard Business School, write about how the Cleveland Clinic’s transformation to a truly patient-centered hospital holds lessons for any organization looking to compete on service excellence.

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    • Mapping Your Innovation Strategy (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Scott D. Anthony, Matt Eyring, Lib Gibson, and others
    • Narrated by: Harvard Business Review
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 34
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      4 out of 5 stars 13
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 14

    In the complex sport of American football, teams rely on thick playbooks. But when it comes to creating innovative growth businesses - which is at least as complicated as professional football - most companies have not developed detailed game plans. The authors believe that companies can penetrate that fog by developing growth strategies based on disruptive innovations, as defined by Clayton Christensen.

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    • Becoming The Boss (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Linda A. Hill
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 61
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      4 out of 5 stars 39
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    Even for the most gifted individuals, the process of becoming a leader is an arduous, albeit rewarding, journey of continuous learning and self-development. The initial test along the path is so fundamental that we often overlook it: becoming a boss for the first time. That's a shame, because the trials involved in this rite of passage have serious consequences for both the individual and the organization. For a decade and a half, the author has studied people making major career transitions to management.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really learned a few Things..

    • By Jerry Paul Whitt on 12-03-15

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    • The Five Messages Leaders Must Manage

    • By: John Hamm, Harvard Business Review
    • Narrated by: Harvard Business Review
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    If you want to know why so many organizations sink into chaos, look no further than their leaders' mouths. Over and over, leaders present grand, overarching - yet fuzzy - notions of where they think the company is going. The result is often sloppy behavior and misalignment that can cost a company dearly. Effective communication is a leader's most critical tool for doing the essential job of leadership.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great insight, right to the point

    • By Chuck on 04-19-09

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Reinventing Your Business Model

    • By: Mark W. Johnson, Clayton M. Christensen, Henning Kagermann, and others
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 51
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    One of the secrets to maintaining a thriving business � being able to recognize when it needs a fundamental change.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • good insights <br />

    • By Praveen on 03-05-15

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Created Shared Value (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Michael E. Porter, Mark R. Kramer
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
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    How capitalism can be reinvented – in order to unleash a wave of innovation and growth.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • South African corporations should listen to this.

    • By Guy Stubbs on 02-13-17

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The Cosmopolitan Corporation (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Pankaj Ghemawat
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 27 mins
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    Global success requires that companies appreciate diversity and distance rather than seek to eliminate them.

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    • The Definitive Guide to Recruiting in Good Times and Bad (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Claudio Fernandez-Araoz, Boris Groysberg, Nitin Nohria
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 13
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      4 out of 5 stars 10
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Claudio Fernandez-Araoz, Boris Groysberg, and Nitin Nohria, offer a strategy to help you win the war for talent once the recession lifts.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Adaptability: The New Competitive Advantage (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Martin Reeves, Mike Deimler
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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    Martin Reeves and Mike Deimler, partners at the Boston Consulting Group, report on how, in a world of constant change, the spoils go to the nimble.

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    • Managing Alliances with the Balanced Scorecard (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Robert S. Kaplan, David P. Norton, Bjarne Rugelsjoen
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 14
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    Solvay Pharmaceuticals and Quintiles used the balanced scorecard management system and a strategy map to make their partnership a rousing success.

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    • Cultural Change That Sticks (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Jon R. Katzenbach, Ilona Steffen, Caroline Kronley
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 11
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    Why you should stop fighting your company’s culture – and start working with it and within it.

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    • Eight Ways to Build Collaborative Teams (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Linda Gratton, Tamara Erickson
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 47
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    You'll hear why even the largest and most complex teams can work together effectively if the right conditions are in place. From the November 2007 issue of Harvard Business Review.

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    • Deal Making 2.0: A Guide to Complex Negotiations (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: David A. Lax, James K. Sebenius
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 28
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    The complexities of deal making and how what happens away from the bargaining table can be critical to success.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Skip this and listen to the books by the authors

    • By Martin Fierro on 04-13-15

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    • The Four Things a Service Business Must Get Right (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Frances X. Frei
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 128
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    An extensive study of the world's best service companies reveals the principles on which they're built. From the April 2008 issue of Harvard Business Review.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Unimpressive

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-16-15

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Accelerate! (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: John P. Kotter
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A new system allows the traditional hierarchy to operate in concert with a companywide “strategy network” that holds the key to nimble change.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ties in well with other strategies

    • By Matthew on 09-25-18

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