I have been known to say on the fundamentals courses I give ( Company Financials and Announcements course group ), that Graham's classic "The Intelligent Investor" has a deceptive title. The point I try to make, in my clumsy references to brains selling for six bob a kilo at Cato Ridge abattoir, is that pure IQ cleverness is not going to get you there. The uncommon thing which you need is actually common sense!
Talking more to the brains, egos and so on that can bring big companies to their knees, Bill George of Harvard Business School here sets out some delightfully clear notions on how to find and harness the skillsets needed.
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