Beware conventional wisdom

Ross, Warren
April 2006
Medical Marketing & Media;Apr2006, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p82
Trade Publication
The article comments on the subject of conventional wisdom being wrong too often. According to the author, knowing what to measure and how to measure is the key to comprehending modern life. He also notes that the initial step in not getting misled by conventional wisdom is asking the right questions.


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