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The book is well written, methodically researched, succinct and thought provoking.
Phil Rosenzweig explains in a simple terms why most business books that claim to reveal secrets of company performance make for good stories, but bad science.
I will never read business magazines and books the same way after reading this book.
"The Halo Effect: and the Eight Other Business Delusions that Deceive Managers" is best described as a series of mini-stories that depict ideas that are often overlooked by... Read morePublished 20 days ago by Luis
The Halo Effect: ... and the Eight Other Business Delusions That Deceive Managers by Phil Rosenzweig and published in 2007 by Free Press is a business management book critical of... Read morePublished 22 days ago by Brad A. Clark
This is a very, very good book. It dispels myths propagated by a lot of other business books and underscores the fact that there is no silver bullet in business; there is no "if... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Ngu Soon Hui
Rosenzweig tell all us scientists ask ourselves every time we read a business book - how could the heck they be so certain of that?? Read morePublished 4 months ago by Fãbio de Salles
A very good book that describe in a clear way how our tentatives to find out te hidden secret of success are destinated to fail. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Fab
The basic idea of this book is that when you're dealing with a complex system - nearly always the case in the business world - discerning clear and straightforward cause-effect... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Irfan A. Alvi
Delusions persist in many aspects of life and no book yet that I read highlights the fact that they exist in the business world better than this one. Read morePublished 9 months ago by C. Murphy
Truly awesome. It dismisses many popular theories about what makes companies great. Liked it a lot. So many theories try to explain what drives succes but are never able to predict... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Menno