Derek Lowe blogs about scientists reading business books, and what's so very wrong about that, in his opinion. "To be honest, I've always had a bit of a nervous feeling about anyone in the sciences who really seems to enjoy pop business books," he writes at In the Pipeline. "Most of the big sellers seem to be full of post hoc reasoning, sweeping statements that are backed up by weak or nonexistent evidence, and plenty of blatant padding." Whether scientists and business people will ever get along is questionable, but readers offer their two cents (in the comments) on who is most clueless when it comes to making science and business mesh.
At Least They're Not Reading 'Sys Bio for Dummies'
Feb 12, 2009