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Why Hiring the ‘Best’ People Produces the Least Creative Results

February 8, 2018 FROM NEXTGOV arrow While in graduate school in mathematics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, I took a logic course from David Griffeath. The class was fun. Griffeath brought a playfulness and openness to problems. Much to my delight, about a decade later, I ran into him at a conference on traffic models. During...

Why Hiring the ‘Best’ People Produces the Least Creative Results

February 3, 2018 While in graduate school in mathematics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, I took a logic course from David Griffeath. The class was fun. Griffeath brought a playfulness and openness to problems. Much to my delight, about a decade later, I ran into him at a conference on traffic models. During...