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triumph of mediocrity in business

Secrist, Horace

triumph of mediocrity in business

by Secrist, Horace

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Published by Bureau of Business Research, Northwestern University in [Evanston, Ill.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Commercial statistics,
  • Retail trade

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Horace Secrist, PH.D
    SeriesNorthwestern University business studies
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix,468p.
    Number of Pages468
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14726199M
    LC Control Number34005572

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The Triumph of Mediocrity: Do not Stumble on Your Success Posted on October 4, October 5, by APMA “That’s what causes regression to the mean: not a mysterious mediocrity-loving force, but the simple working of heredity intermingled with chance.”.

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