10 Must-Read Articles from Harvard Business Review

HBR's 10 Must Reads: The Essentials

If you read nothing else, read these 10 articles from Harvard Business Review's most influential authors, covering the essential management topics. These 10 articles will help you:

Transform yourself into an excellent performer

Assess the capabilities of your organization

Generate results with emotional intelligence

Ensure your innovative businesses succeed

Understand the eight stages of an change initiative

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HBR's 10 Must Reads: The Essentials



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Meeting the Challenge of Disruptive Change by Clayton M. Christensen and Michael Overdorf

Explains why so few established companies innovate successfully.

Competing on Analytics by Thomas H. Davenport

Explains using data-collection technology and analysis to discern what your customers want, the amount they're ready to pay, and what keeps them loyal.

Managing Oneself by Peter F. Drucker

Encourages us to carve our personal paths by asking them questions such as, "What are my strengths?" and "Where do I belong?"

What Makes a Leader? by Daniel Goleman

Not IQ or technical skills, but emotional intelligence.

Putting the Balanced Scorecard to Work by Robert S. Kaplan and David P. Norton

Includes practical steps and examples from firms that use the Balanced Scorecard to measure performance as well as set strategy.

Innovation: The Classic Traps by Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Advocates applying lessons from past failures for your innovation efforts. She explores four problems and will be offering remedies per.

Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail by John P. Kotter

Argues that transformation is often a process, not an event. It takes years, not weeks, so you can't skip any steps.

Marketing Myopia by Theodore Levitt

This classic article introduces the quintessential strategy question, "What business do you think you're really in?" What Is

Strategy? by Michael E. Porter

Argues that rivals can easily copy your operational effectiveness, but they can't copy your strategic positioning—what distinguishes you.

The Core Competence from the Corporation by C.K. Prahalad and Gary Hamel

Argues that a diversified company is as being a tree: the trunk and major limbs its core products, branches its business units, leaves and fruit its end products. Nourishing and stabilizing it is all totally the root system—its core competencies.




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