Book Buzz – Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths and Total Nonsense

Yahoo reports that Jeffrey Pfeffer and Robert Sutton of  Stanford University are out to destroy well-worn myths in management in this book that is scheduled to come out – Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths, and Total Nonsense: Profiting From Evidence-Based Management.

Myths that are covered:

MYTH 1. Financial Incentives Drive Good Performance

MYTH 2. First-Movers Have the Advantage

MYTH 3. Layoffs Are a Good Way to Cut Costs

MYTH 4. Mergers Are a Good Idea

MYTH 5. Life and Work Should Be Kept Separate

Nambikumar Palani,who spotted this item, says “can’t wait to read this book”.