We’re Learning To Predict Who Will Have The Greatest Career Impact

We’re Learning To Predict Who Will Have The Greatest Career Impact

This article is by Dashun Wang, associate professor of management and organizations at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Could we have predicted when Picasso would paint his most groundbreaking pieces? Or when Marie Curie would perform her Nobel Prize-winning research on radioactivity? Or when Steve Jobs would have his greatest technology breakthroughs? Steve Jobs, John Sculley and Steve Wozniak unveil the new Apple IIc computer. (AP Photo/Sal Veder, File) The simple answer, suggested by our research, is no. We probably can’t predict the timing of impact in a…

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We’re Learning To Predict Who Will Have The Greatest Career Impact

We’re Learning To Predict Who Will Have The Greatest Career Impact

This article is by Dashun Wang, associate professor of management and organizations at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Could we have predicted when Picasso would paint his most groundbreaking pieces? Or when Marie Curie would perform her Nobel Prize-winning research on radioactivity? Or when Steve Jobs would have his greatest technology breakthroughs? Steve Jobs, John Sculley and Steve Wozniak unveil the new Apple IIc computer. (AP Photo/Sal Veder, File) The simple answer, suggested by our research, is no. We probably can’t predict the timing of impact in a…

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