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Wait : the art and science of delay

Author: Frank Partnoy
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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: 9781610392471 1610392477
OCLC Number: 847682667
Description: xii, 290 pages : illustrations ; 21 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.
Responsibility: Frank Partnoy.

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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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