Counter-Intuitive Findings in Business Acumen

Human brains are getting smaller; so how does this impact Big Data? E. Ted Prince on Perth blog

Sometimes you have to use less empathy rather than more... E. Ted Prince on "7 Strategies for Building Better Business Acumen" in HR West Magazine, November 2013, p. 13

Smarter people are more vulnerable to thinking errors- Journal of Personnel Psychology

 McKinsey - "good analysis in the hands of managers who have good judgment won’t naturally yield good decisions"

Wikipedia quotes Dr. E. Ted Prince, on the difference between business acumen and financial literacy

"Leadership development must distinguish between business acumen and business literacy training in dealing with senior executives" - Perth White Paper

"It's Time to Rethink Continuous Improvement" - Too much TQM prevents innovation - Harvard

"The Genetics of Investment Biases?" Decision-making linked to genetic factors which explain up to 50% of investment biases.

"The New Science Behind Your Spending Addiction" Spending and brain wiring linked - Newsweek

"Activity of a single brain cell can predict if we spend or save" - Yale News

"The Curse of Knowledge" Ignorance can be beneficial and even necessary for the best decision-making - New Scientist