More on being wrong

There’s Stumbling on Happiness; Fooled by Randomness; Freakonomics.

Johnnie Moore says The Halo Effect may be the best of the lot. It’s about “the staggering number of ways in which we delude ourselves about the world we live in.”

The Cult of Leadership

If you happen to be at the head of a successful company, you acquire a halo. So you get rated for having all sorts of great qualities. Whether you have them or not seems fairly immaterial. – Johnnie Moore

Amazon says, “This tart takedown of fashionable management theories is a refreshing antidote to the glut of simplistic books about achieving high performance.”