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Author Anandalingam, G.

Title Beware the winner's curse : victories that can sink you and your company / G. Anandalingam and Henry C. Lucas, Jr
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 242 pages) : illustrations
Summary 'Beware the Winner's Curse' shows how hubris and badly aligned financial incentives lead managers to aggressively pursue victories, and end up worse off as a result. It explores recent disasters in business, sports, and entertainment, and offers concrete steps that managers can take to avoid encountering the curse
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Consolidation and merger of corporations -- Psychological aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Lucas, Henry C.
ISBN 9780199789559 ebook