April 01, 2019

Jerry Muller, ordinary professor, history, was mentioned in Fortune on his new book ‘The Tyranny of Metrics’.

...Numbers make the world go ’round, especially in business and finance. But history professor Jerry Muller at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., is out with a new book arguing against what he calls “the tyranny of metrics.” In a short essay in Aeon, Muller explains some of the ways that setting numerical goals can backfire:...

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