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Why Prediction Markets Are Good for BusinessFrom selecting the lead actress in a Broadway musical, to predicting a crucial delay in the delivery of Boeings 787 Dreamliner months before the CEO knew about it, to accurately forecasting US presidential…
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    Why Prediction Markets Are Good for BusinessFrom selecting the lead actress in a Broadway musical, to predicting a crucial delay in the delivery of Boeings 787 Dreamliner months before the CEO knew about it, to accurately forecasting US presidential electionsprediction markets have realized some amazing successes by aggregating the wisdom of crowds.Until now, the potential for this unique approach has remained merely an interesting curiosity. But a handful of innovative organizationsGE, Google, Motorola, Microsoft, Eli Lily, even the CIAhas successfully tapped employee insights to change how business gets done.In Oracles, Don Thompson explains how these and other firms use prediction markets to make better decisions, describing what could be the origins of a social revolution. Thompson shows how prediction markets can: draw on the hidden knowledge of every employee tap the intellectual bandwidth of retired employees replace surveys substitute for endless meetingsBy showing successes and failures of real organizations, and identifying the common roadblocks theyve overcome, Oracles offers a guide to begin testing expertise against the collective wisdom of employees and the marketall to the benefit of their bottom line.

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    E-Bok
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    ePUB
    Utgivelsesår
    2012
    Forlag
    Harvard Business Review Press
    Språk
    Engelsk
    ISBN
    9781422183199
    Sider
    256

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