The movie Moneyball marks an important event is explaining how forecasting methods can lead to better personnel predictions. See "Moneyball for managers: Paul Meehl's legacy" by Scott Armstrong. This op-ed is based on a paper to be published in Foresight: The International Journal of Applied Forecasting.
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