MIT Sloan Management Review on Testing Assumptions

  • 31m
  • MIT Sloan Management Review
  • MIT Sloan Management Review
  • 2019

Why is it important for businesses to test assumptions? What is a hypothesis and why is it significant? Are data experiments beneficial? And what can managers learn by balancing autonomy and control?

In this collection of articles from MIT Sloan Management Review, you'll learn

  • The best method for verifying assumptions in the workplace.
  • How hypothesis testing can supercharge your business decisions.
  • About the correlation between information and better business decisions.
  • How changing attitudes toward management can drive innovation.
  • How improved internal relationships leads to better business decisions.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • How to Test Your Assumptions
  • Why Hypotheses Beat Goals
  • How to Make Data Experiments Powerful
  • The Art of Balancing Autonomy and Control
  • Do You Know What Really Drives Your Business’s Performance?