‘Tis the Season of Prophecies, Forecasts, and Predictions
The Practical Leader
DECEMBER 26, 2012
Harvard Business School professor, James Heskett, poses the right question in his blog Should Managers Bother Listening to Predictions? ” In providing provocative perspectives on this challenge, Heskett draws from three books on the folly of predictions, how some predictions can be made more accurate, and how to gain from disorder. This nine year project started right after 9/11 to find companies that thrived through chaos and disruptive change.