Many people played important roles in helping me write this
book. Certainly, I owe a great deal of thanks to all the managers
and executives who have generously shared their wisdom with me
over these past 20 years.
On a more personal note, two of my colleagues at Goizueta
Business School, ...
Psychology is one of the heavier consumers of statistics. Presumably, the
reason is that psychologists have become convinced that they are greatly
aided in making correct scientific inferences by casting their decisionmaking
into the framework of statistical inference. In my view, we have
Let’s cut the b.s. and cut straight to the chase. Strategy is not rocket science.
It’s about listening to customers, asking some pretty simple questions,
making some choices, and getting people to support your decisions.
Strategy is the ultimate responsibility of every business leader. ...
Marshall Goldsmith - Howard Morgan - Alexander J. Ogg
Any organization that does not continuously seek new sources of
competitive advantage will fade and die. When competitive
advantage is found, it must be nurtured and sustained, but perversely,
as with all living organisms, it begins to die at birth. The
Holy Grail is unique competitive advantage ...
A very special thanks to Herrington Bryce, who continues to serve as my colleague,
mentor, and valued friend. The administrative support of the School of Business Administration
at the College of William and Mary is also acknowledged.
Thanks and appreciation go to my wife Serbrenia and our kids, ...
Marcus O. Durham, PhD - Robert A. Durham - Rosemary Durham
How were the ‘new kids’ able to compete so quickly? Interestingly,
General Douglas MacArthur is the answer. At the end of World War
II, he was given the responsibility of administering Japan’s
redevelopment. He brought in Dr. W. Edwards Deming, a physicist
and statistician with the US ...