Success Equation Untangling Skill and Luck in Business, Sports, and Investing

ISBN-10: 1422184234
ISBN-13: 9781422184233
Edition: 2012
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Book details

List price: $34.50
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
Publication date: 11/6/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Michael J. Mauboussin is chief investment strategist at Legg Mason Capital Management and an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School. He is the author (with Alfred Rappaport) of Expectations Investing: Reading Stock Prices for Better Returns.

Acknowledgments
Introduction Sorting the Sources of Success
Skill, Luck, and Three Easy Lessons
Why We're So Bad at Distinguishing Skill from Luck
The Luck-Skill Continuum
Placing Activities on the Luck-Skill Continuum
The Arc of Skill
The Many Shapes of Luck
What Makes for a Useful Statistic?
Building Skill
Dealing with Luck
Reversion to the Mean
The Art of Good Guesswork
Appendix
Notes
Bibliography
Index
About the Author

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