01 Jun 2011
Faculty Research Online
HBS Working Knowledge offers a first look at new thinking from HBS faculty. Read the complete articles summarized below by visiting their Web links.Topics:
Are We Thinking Too Little, or Too Much?
In the course of making a decision, managers often err in one of two directions: either overanalyzing a situation or forgoing all the relevant information and simply going with their gut. Associate Professor Michael Norton discusses the potential pitfalls of thinking too much or thinking too little. See http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/6630.html.
From SpinPop to SpinBrush: Entrepreneurial Lessons from John Osher
During a panel discussion on entrepreneurship, Professor Bill Sahlman and several successful start-up veterans examined the case of John Osher, father of Dr. John’s Products Ltd., and the wildly popular battery-powered toothbrush, the SpinBrush. See http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/6674.html.