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Wait : the art and science of delay

Author: Frank Partnoy
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, ©2012.
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Presents information from scientific studies and interviews with experts in several fields that suggests that delaying responses when making a decision can improve the decision quality, even in situations where time is in short supply.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Partnoy
ISBN: 9781610390040 1610390040 9781610390057 1610390059
OCLC Number: 744287602
Description: xii, 290 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Hearts and minds --
Superfast sports --
High-frequency trading, fast and slow --
Frontal nudity in fight club --
Bad call --
A slice too thin --
Don't panic --
First dates and fighter pilots --
When to eat crow --
At last, procrastination --
Master class --
Get off the clock --
A lifetime of innovation --
Go long.
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A renowned financial commentator and consultant explains the mysteries and transformative power of the well-time pause, and how delay can improve all kinds of decision-making  Read more...

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A "Fast Company" Best Business Book of 2012 Roger Lowenstein, author of "The End of Wall Street" and "When Genius Failed""Having mined the best of American research in fields as wide-ranging as Read more...

 
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