Avoiding the Superstition Trap

Goldsmith, Marshall
April 2004
Fast Company;Apr2004, Issue 81, p99
Discusses the superstitious behavior of leaders. Description of a superstitious behavior; Reason for the occurrence of superstition trap; Reason that some executives do not listen to their coworkers and family members.


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