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Beware the winner's curse : victories that can sink you and your company

Author: G Anandalingam; Henry C Lucas
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005.
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Beware the Winner's Curse shows how hubris and badly aligned financial incentives lead managersto aggressively pursue victories, and end up worse off as a result. It explores recent disasters in  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G Anandalingam; Henry C Lucas
ISBN: 0195177401 9780195177404
OCLC Number: 56874415
Description: 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. The Winner's Curse1: Origin of the Winner's Curse2: The Spectrum Auction FiascoPart II: How Psychological and Market Factors Promote the Winner's Curse3: Hubris, and the Urge to Merge and Acquire4: The Curse Can Appear Anywhere5: The Mad Scramble to Acquire Optical Technology6: Dot-coms: On Top of the World for a While7: Winners and Losers in the Securities Industry8: Complacency in the Computer IndustryPart III: How Does One Avoid the Winner's Curse?9: Winning is Not Everything10: Avoiding the Winner's Curse
Responsibility: G. Anandalingam, Henry C. Lucas, Jr.


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In this book, the authors have used an interesting approach in teaching some of the lessons learned in the technology downturn of the early twenty-first century. Beware the Winner's Curse gives us Read more...

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