No one thinks as clearlyand writes as clearlyas Phil Rosenzweig does about the diagnostic challenges of assessing the quality of business judgment and about the prescriptive challenges of improving it.” Philip E. Tetlock, Annenberg University Professor, University of Pennsylvania, author of Expert Political Judgment: How Good Is It? How Can We Know?
Left Brain, Right Stuff intrigued me on a number of levels. By parsing strategic situations, Rosenzweig convinces us that we control more than we think we do. When we believe in ourselves, we increase the probability of a great outcome. Then add in an understanding of winner take all' competition and the need to assess relative performance (not absolute performance), and my eyes were opened wide.” Joanna Barsh, director emeritus, McKinsey and Co.
[This] reads like a call to action for social-science researchers, imploring them to expand their scope and refine their methodology so that their conclusions will be more pertinent to the thorny choices faced by corporate leaders. Surely Mr. Rosenzweig is onto something here: Researchers need to venture outside the lab and observe the real-world expression of the phenomena they are dissecting.” Wall Street Journal
Rosenzweig offers a different slant on how successful businessmen and other leaders assess risk A provocative reconsideration of the power of positive thinking.” Kirkus Reviews
Rosenzweig's advice is sound and his prose is highly readable.” Publishers Weekly