How Hits Happen: Forecasting Predictability in a Chaotic Marketplace
A powerful new business tool to enable you to identify, capture and sustain the forces that lead to 'hits' in the market. What makes a hit, a hit? ... Show synopsis A powerful new business tool to enable you to identify, capture and sustain the forces that lead to 'hits' in the market. What makes a hit, a hit? How does a movie like Titanic captivate the public's eye - and break box office records worldwide? What set the Spice Girls apart from the countless other bands struggling to make it big.? What forces thrust Captain Corelli's Mandolin to the top of the bestsellers book chart and enabled it to remain there for months? Just how do hits' happen? In this book, leading market consultant Winslow Farrell offers a breakthrough approach uncovering the hidden patterns behind hits.Applying Complexity theory - the science that examines the interactions of various factors in complex systems - to modern businessproblems, Farrell sheds light on the intricate world of consumer behaviour. In doing so, he helps managers to identify the emerging patterns and forces that lead to a hit and the triggers that will enable business es to capture and sustain that hit.