Chasing Stars: The Myth of Talent and the Portability of Performance

Boris Groysberg

It is taken for granted in the knowledge economy that companies must employ the most talented performers to compete and succeed. Many firms try to buy stars by luring them away from competitors. But Boris Groysberg shows what an uncertain and disastrous practice this can be.

Chasing Stars: The Myth of Talent and the Portability of Performance