Interview with Bill Starbuck

16 April 2007 at 9:54 am Leave a comment

| Peter Klein |

The March 2007 Academy of Management Learning & Education features Michael Barnett’s interview with William H. Starbuck, recently retired as ITT Professor of Creative Management at NYU. (SSRN version of the interview here.) Topics: statistical significance versus “substantive importance” (à la McCloskey — but see Siegler and Hoover 2005); complex versus simple forecasting techniques; keys to organizational learning (and “unlearning”); organizational design as process, not outcome; the relationship between management research and social issues more broadly; and more. A good read.

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