5 Years of Must Reads from HBR: 2019 Edition

Book description

Get five years of the latest, most significant thinking from the pages of Harvard Business Review in one library set. Every year, HBR editors examine the ideas, insights, and best practices from the past twelve months to select the articles that have provoked the most conversation, the most inspiration, and the most change. From how companies can proactively evolve their business models to stay ahead of the digital revolution to understanding why your strategy execution isn't working--and how to fix it--the articles in these volumes will help you manage your daily challenges and meet the changing competitive landscape head-on.

Books in the HBR 10 Must Reads series offer essential reading from Harvard Business Review on topics critical to the success of every manager. Each book is packed with advice and inspiration from leading experts such as Clayton Christensen, Michael Porter, Herminia Ibarra, Daniel Goleman, Marcus Buckingham, Roger Martin, Adam Grant, Thomas Davenport, and Patty McCord. Company examples range from Unilever, Deloitte, and DHL to Facebook, Netflix, Google, and Uber. 5 Years of Must Reads: 2019 Edition brings the most current and important business conversations of the past few years to your fingertips.

Table of contents

  1. Contents
  2. HBR’s 10 Must Reads: 2019
    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright
    3. Contents
    4. Editors’ Note
    5. The Overcommitted Organization
    6. Why Do We Undervalue Competent Management?
    7. “Numbers Take Us Only So Far”
    8. The New CEO Activists
    9. Artificial Intelligence for the Real World
    10. Why Every Organization Needs an Augmented Reality Strategy
    11. Thriving in the Gig Economy
    12. Managing Our Hub Economy
    13. The Leader’s Guide to Corporate Culture
    14. The Error at the Heart of Corporate Leadership
    15. Now What?
    16. About the Contributors
    17. Index
  3. HBR’s 10 Must Reads: 2018
    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright
    3. Contents
    4. Editors’ Note
    5. Customer Loyalty Is Overrated: by A.G. Lafley and Roger L. Martin
    6. Noise: How to Overcome the High, Hidden Cost of Inconsistent Decision Making: by Daniel Kahneman, Andrew M. Rosenfield, Linnea Gandhi, and Tom Blaser
    7. Visualizations That Really Work: by Scott Berinato
    8. Right Tech, Wrong Time: by Ron Adner and Rahul Kapoor
    9. How to Pay for Health Care: by Michael E. Porter and Robert S. Kaplan
    10. The Performance Management Revolution: by Peter Cappelli and Anna Tavis
    11. Let Your Workers Rebel: by Francesca Gino
    12. Why Diversity Programs Fail: by Frank Dobbin and Alexandra Kalev
    13. What So Many People Don’t Get About the U.S. Working Class: by Joan C. Williams
    14. The Truth About Blockchain: by Marco Iansiti and Karim R. Lakhani
    15. The Edison of Medicine: by Steven Prokesch
    16. About the Contributors
    17. Index
  4. HBR’s 10 Must Reads: 2017
    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright
    3. Contents
    4. Editors’ Note
    5. Collaborative Overload
    6. Algorithms Need Managers, Too
    7. Pipelines, Platforms, and the New Rules of Strategy
    8. What Is Disruptive Innovation?
    9. How Indra Nooyi Turned Design Thinking into Strategy
    10. Engineering Reverse Innovations
    11. The Employer-Led Health Care Revolution
    12. Getting to Sí, Ja, Oui, Hai, and Da
    13. The Limits of Empathy
    14. People Before Strategy: A New Role for the CHRO
    15. Beyond Automation
    16. About the Contributors
    17. Index
  5. HBR’s 10 Must Reads: 2016
    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright
    3. Contents
    4. Editors’ Note
    5. Reinventing Performance Management
    6. The Transparency Trap
    7. Profits Without Prosperity
    8. Outsmart Your Own Biases
    9. The 3-D Printing Revolution
    10. Why Strategy Execution Unravels—and What to Do About It
    11. The Authenticity Paradox
    12. The Discipline of Business Experimentation
    13. When Senior Managers Won’t Collaborate
    14. Workspaces That Move People
    15. Digital Ubiquity: How Connections, Sensors, and Data Are Revolutionizing Business
    16. About the Contributors
    17. Index
  6. HBR’s 10 Must Reads: 2015
    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright
    3. Contents
    4. Editors’ Note
    5. Beware the Next Big Thing
    6. The Capitalist’s Dilemma
    7. The Focused Leader
    8. The Big Lie of Strategic Planning
    9. Contextual Intelligence
    10. How Netflix Reinvented HR
    11. Blue Ocean Leadership
    12. The Ultimate Marketing Machine
    13. Your Scarcest Resource
    14. How Google Sold Its Engineers on Management
    15. 21st-Century Talent Spotting
    16. About the Contributors
    17. Index

Product information

  • Title: 5 Years of Must Reads from HBR: 2019 Edition
  • Author(s): Harvard Business Review, Michael E. Porter, Joan C. Williams, Adam Grant, Marcus Buckingham
  • Release date: April 2019
  • Publisher(s): Harvard Business Review Press
  • ISBN: 9781633698550