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Holger Zschaepitz

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Holger Zschäpitz is Senior Editor at the Economic and Financial desk of the German daily Die Welt and its Sunday edition Welt am Sonntag. He is a distinguished writer in the area of politics and markets and co-author of Schulden ohne Sühne? - a book on sovereign debt addiction.
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The Tyranny of Metrics
Jerry Z. Muller - Feb 06, 2018 (first published in 2017)
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How the obsession with quantifying human performance threatens our schools, medical care, businesses, and governmentToday, organizations of all kinds are ruled by the belief that the path to success is quantifying human performance, publicizing the results, and dividing up the rewards based on the numbers. But in our zeal to instill the evaluation ...
Holger Zschaepitz
Apr 21, 2018
An 11h flight can be fun. I read the exciting book by historian Jerry Muller, which deals w/ 'The Tyranny of Metrics' & unintended consequences of incentives based on ever-increasing metric madness. Everyone should at least hear EconTalk Episode w/Muller.      source