Lively, well-written, and full of fascinating examples. All managers, in all functions and areas of responsibility, will benefit from these wise insights. Green and Gabor have done a superb job of bringing common measurement errors into their focus. Entertaining and insightful — as well as brimming with practical value. I found misLeading Indicators a joy to read!
Phil Rosenzweig, Professor of Strategy, IMD, and author of The Halo Effect.
After reading the first chapter, I already had a full page of notes and ideas to take with me to the office tomorrow! In the extremely busy life of executives, I fear we simply take the accuracy, relevance, and meaningfulness of reports and measurements for granted. misLeading Indicators effectively exposes the shortcomings and implications of not questioning them.
Gadi Meir, VP, Strategic Initiatives, Business Real Estate Financing, Wells Fargo Bank.
Measurement is central not only to management but to much of life. However, only with an understanding of an idea’s limitations can we hope to realize its full power. Green and Gabor, in a thoughtful synthesis of validated theory and tested practical applications, provide a much-needed perspective on what we can and cannot measure. The result is valuable insight into how we can achieve our most cherished goals.
Dr. Michael E. Raynor, Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Author of The Innovator’s Solution, The Strategy Paradox, and The Innovator’s Manifesto.
Don’t think for a minute that this book will only enlighten those in business. After reading misLeading Indicators, no one will look at any measurement or statistic without a healthy dose of skepticism.
Columnist, Financial Post, Toronto.
You think you know performance measurement? Think again! I’ve been in the investment business for 50 years – this book will make you reexamine many investment decisions you have made.
Michael B. Deeb, Chairman, Hampton Securities Limited.
”To separate the useful from the misleading, Green and Gabor suggest people take the time to understand what goes into a particular indicator, how to define it and whether reasonable inferences can be drawn from it. Then, once it meets those conditions, comes the crucial but too often ignored final question: Does it correspond to reality?”
Brian Milner, Globe and Mail, Toronto.
On April 27, 2012, Hon. Peter MacKay, PC, QC, MP, Canadian Minister of National Defence, introduced co-author Philip Green at a book launch for misLeading Indicators at the Albany Club of Toronto (below).
Globe and Mail, Toronto