Quote of the Day – on the soft and hard judgment calls

Leaders keep their eyes on the horizon, not ju...

Leaders keep their eyes on the horizon, not just on the bottom line. (Photo credit: K J Payne)

“When applied to business – essentially a human activity in which judgments are made with messy, incomplete and incoherent data – statistical and methodological wizardry can blind rather than illuminate … Most issues facing business leaders are, in the final analysis, questions of judgment… Strategic decisions, especially, are likely to go awry when based purely on quantitative factors.” Warren Bennis

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