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The New Productivity

January 29th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Some fascinating research from MIT Sloan today; Understanding productivity in the Information Age. The project consisted of analysing data from emails on a single company’s network: As part of a study of an executive recruiting firm conducted over a five-year period, the researchers were able to analyze ten months of the firm’s e-mail traffic. While […]

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Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths And Total Nonsense

January 20th, 2008 · No Comments

I’ve just finished Robert Sutton and Jeffrey Pfeffer‘s Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths And Total Nonsense. A problem I have with a lot of business books is that they are generally so larded with the message it is okay to be you! that much of the rest is lost. As I’m a data analyst, I was […]

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