Beware the winner's curse victories that can sink you and your company

'Beware the Winner's Curse' shows how hubris and badly aligned financial incentives lead managers to aggressively pursue victories, and end up worse off as a result. It explores recent disasters in business, sports, and entertainment, and offers concrete steps that managers can take t...

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Main Author: Anandalingam, G.
Other Authors: Lucas, Henry C.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2004, 2004
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:'Beware the Winner's Curse' shows how hubris and badly aligned financial incentives lead managers to aggressively pursue victories, and end up worse off as a result. It explores recent disasters in business, sports, and entertainment, and offers concrete steps that managers can take to avoid encountering the curse
Physical Description:xi, 242 p. ill
ISBN:9780199789559