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The logic of failure : recognizing and avoiding error in complex situations

Author: Dietrich Dörner
Publisher: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley Pub., 1997.
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Why do we make mistakes? Are there certain errors common to failure, whether in a complex enterprise or daily life? In this truly indispensable book, Dietrich Dörner identifies what he calls the?logic of failure??certain tendencies in our patterns of thought that, while appropriate to an older, simpler world, prove disastrous for the complex world we live in now. Working with imaginative and often hilarious  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dörner, Dietrich, 1938-
Logic of failure.
Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley Pub., 1997
(OCoLC)607004350
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dietrich Dörner
ISBN: 0201479486 9780201479485
OCLC Number: 36930720
Notes: Originally published: New York : Metropolitan Books, 1996.
"A Merloyd Lawrence book."
Description: 222 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Some examples --
The demands --
Setting goals --
Information and models --
Time sequences --
Planning --
So now what do we do?
Other Titles: Logik des Misslingens.
Responsibility: Dietrich Dörner ; [translated by Rita and Robert Kimber].
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An incisive analysis of real-life situations that helps all those involved in any kind of strategic planning recognize and avoid logical yet devastating errors.  Read more...

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