The perils of the single criterion of success

Sartorius, Norman
April 2005
Croatian Medical Journal;2005, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p333
Academic Journal
Discusses the problems caused by the a single criterion of the success of an individual. Ways to gain fame and recognition during the first half of the 20th century; Negative effects of measuring success in terms of money on individuals and the society; Consequences of greed for money in medical practice.


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