Atul Gawande: The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right

Today we find ourselves in possession of stupendous know-how, which we willingly place in the hands of the most highly skilled people. But avoidable failures are common, and the reason is simple: the volume and complexity of our knowledge has exceeded ou
ISBN: 9781846683145
Author: Atul Gawande
Page: 208
Binding: Soft cover
Publication date: 2011
Format: Book
Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS
Language: English

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Stock: 1-10 copies

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In this groundbreaking book, Atul Gawande makes a compelling argument for the checklist, which he believes to be the most promising method available in surmounting failure. Whether you're following a recipe, investing millions of dollars in a company orbuilding a skyscraper, the checklist is an essential tool in virtually every area of our lives, and Gawande explains how breaking down complex, high pressure tasks into small steps can radically improve everything from airline safety to heart surgery survival rates. Fascinating and enlightening, The Checklist Manifesto shows how the simplest of ideas could transform how we operate in almost any field.

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