Is Meritocracy Overrated? Use with Caution - John Boudreau

Is Meritocracy Overrated? Use with Caution - John Boudreau
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Differentiation isn’t the secret sauce for organizational success, says well-known author and professor John Boudreau, who urges us to identify the (often) hidden few whose job performance truly drives organization outcomes. He says we should only differentiate if:
1.Differentiation makes a pivotal impact on valu¬able outcomes
2.Differentiation can be achieved with sufficient precision, reliability and accuracy
3.The cost of measurement does not exceed its value