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Adapt : why success always starts with failure

Author: Tim Harford
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Outlines a counterintuitive approach to changing the world by assessing its failures, drawing on myriad disciplines to argue that complex challenges must be met through adaptive trial-and-error practices that do not depend on expert opinions or ready-made solutions.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Harford
ISBN: 9780374100964 0374100969
OCLC Number: 676728659
Description: 309 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Adapting --
Conflict or : How organizations learn --
Creating new ideas that matter or : Variation --
Finding what works for the poor or : Selection --
Climate change or : Changing the rules for success --
Preventing financial meltdowns or : Decoupling --
The adaptive organization --
Adapting and you.
Other Titles: Why success always starts with failure
Responsibility: Tim Harford.

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Outlines a counterintuitive approach to changing the world by assessing its failures, drawing on myriad disciplines to argue that complex challenges must be met through adaptive trial-and-error practices that do not depend on expert opinions or ready-made solutions.

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