By Adam Grant – Once upon a time, the field of medicine was riddled with danger. Doctors made up cures based on individual experience, inflicting horrors on patients—lobotomy, anyone?
Everything changed with the advent of evidence-based medicine.
With randomized, controlled trials and careful longitudinal studies, we learned about effective treatments and risky behaviors.
Today, the field of management is not far from where doctors were before evidence-based medicine.
We have leaders and managers choosing practices based on their own intuition and experience, when it’s much more reliable and valid to make decisions based on many data points and experiences. more> http://tinyurl.com/nouuytj