Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-truths, and Total Nonsense

Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-truths, and Total Nonsense

Profiting From Evidence-based Management

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companies." Annotation 2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
The authors (both of Stanford U.) argue that there is a need for evidence-based management. Without such an approach to management, organizational leaders will tend to rely on half-truths and nonsense derived from conventional wisdom. In separate chapters, they consider such half-truths as "work is fundamentally different from the rest of life and should be," "the best organizations have the best people," "strategy is destiny," "change or die," and "great leaders are in control of their
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business School Press, c2006
ISBN: 1591398622
Branch Call Number: 658.403 PFE
Characteristics: x, 276 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Sutton, Robert I.

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Jan 17, 2012

One of the top ten business books I have ever read. Having both an MBA and having taught in the Business Faculty at SFU I am most impressed. Wish i had written it.
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Jan 17, 2012

One of the top ten business books I have ever read. Having both an MBA and having taught in the Business Faculty I am most impressed. Wish i had written it.

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