" when a company performs a survey about job satisfaction the only people who can fill out that survey are people who still work at the company. Everyone who might have quit out of dissatisfaction is no longer around to explain why. Such data mining fails to capture the only thing it is designed to measure, but unless management is aware of survivorship bias things will continue to seem peachy on paper."

" when a company performs a survey about job satisfaction the only people who can fill out that survey are people who still work at the company. Everyone who might have quit out of dissatisfaction is no longer around to explain why. Such data mining fails to capture the only thing it is designed to measure, but unless management is aware of survivorship bias things will continue to seem peachy on paper."

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Previous pinner: "Star Trek is a study of humanity; space, encountering new life forms, and the Romulans are just the vehicles we use to explore that subject."

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survivorship bias

survivorship bias

Survivorship Bias | The Misconception: You should focus on the successful if you wish to become successful. The Truth: When failure becomes invisible, the difference between failure and success may also become invisib…

Survivorship Bias | The Misconception: You should focus on the successful if you wish to become successful. The Truth: When failure becomes invisible, the difference between failure and success may also become invisib…

Survivorship Bias

Survivorship Bias

You Are Not So Smart is a blog I started to publicly explore our self delusions through narrative journalism.

You Are Not So Smart is a blog I started to publicly explore our self delusions through narrative journalism.

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Survivorship bias @ Wikipedia

Survivorship bias @ Wikipedia

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