Best in brief: Ego's sum

This 'Best in Brief' item is a synopsis of a paper from Sloan Management Review, which criticises American society's longstanding focus on the individual and seeks to undermine a series of presumptions that such a society is a force for good.

Best In Brief

MIT Sloan Management Review: Ego's Sum

Henry Mintzberg Robert Simons andKunal Basu

Summary: Douglas West University of Westminster

In the past 15 years North America has seen a glorification of selfinterest perhaps unequalled since the 1930s....