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HBR Study Club

Global Competency Build-Up Program

- sponsored by SolBridge and the Korean Government

HBR, Harvard Business Review (monthly magazine)


10 Must-read Essential HBR Articles,

which Harvard Business School announced officially in 2010.

1) "Meeting the Challenge of Disruptive Change," by Clayton M. Cristensen and Michael Overdorf - Why so few established companies innovate successfully. 2) "Competing on Analytics," by Thomas H. Davenport, -How to use data-collection technology and analysis to discern what your customers want, how much they're willing to pay, and what keeps them loyal. 3) "Managing Oneself," by Peter F. Drucker, - How to carve our own paths by asking questions such as, "What are my strengths?" and "Where do I belong?" 4) "What Makes a Leader?" Daniel Goleman - Not IQ or technical skills, but emotional intelligence. 5) "Putting the Balanced Scorecard to Work," by Robert S. Kaplan and David P. Norton, - How to includes practical steps and examples from companies that use the balanced scorecard to measure performance and set strategy. 6) "Innovation: The Classic Traps," by Rosabeth Moss Kanter, - Advocates applying lessons from past failures to your innovation efforts. She explores four problems and offers remedies for each. 7) "Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail," by John P. Kotter, - Transformation is a process, not an event. It takes years, not weeks, and you can't skip any steps. 8) "Marketing Myopia," by Theodore Levitt, - The quintessential strategy question, "What business are you really in?" 9) "What Is Strategy?" by Michael E. Porter, - Rivals can easily copy your operational effectiveness, but they can't copy your strategic positioning-what distinguishes you from all the rest. 10) "The Core Competence of the Corporation," by C.K. Prahalad and Gary Hamel, - A diversified company is like a tree: the trunk and major limbs its core products, branches its business units, leaves and fruit its end products. Nourishing and stabilizing everything is the root system: its core competencies.

How Time

Online collaboration: Google Docs Global publishing: Youtube & Facebook Knowledge Curating: WizMeta (Mash-up tools)

Every Wednesday, 18:30~20:30 starting May 9. Every Thursday, 17:00~19:00 starting May 10. # You can choose one of both schedules. # Schedule is subject to change at fall semester

Certificate Application Instructor

Officially issued by SolBridge But, you will get more than certificate, Confidence and Competency Contact point: David Kim (5F) or Chung, Chang Kwon ( PhD candidate, 17 years of business career ) Details: