Do it right the first time : a short guide to learning from your most memorable errors, mistakes, and blunders (Book, 1996) [WorldCat.org]
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Do it right the first time : a short guide to learning from your most memorable errors, mistakes, and blunders

Author: Gerard I Nierenberg
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Your mistakes need not be a fact of life. We can all learn to make fewer of them. In Do It Right the First Time, world renowned personal improvement guru Gerard Nierenberg shows us just how we can reduce the number of errors we make-both in and out of life and the workplace. Nierenberg's Error Awareness System teaches us how to increase our sensitivity and cut down on the errors we make-and guard against those made  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gerard I Nierenberg
ISBN: 047114889X 9780471148890
OCLC Number: 34244068
Description: x, 310 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The errors of our ways --
No shame, no blame --
Reaping the rewards of trial and error --
The error-awareness system --
The types of errors we make --
Errors in transcription --
Mistakes in meaning --
Relying too heavily on computers can be an error --
The high cost of errors --
The snowball effect --
What it costs when we don't learn from our mistakes: a critical look at airline accidents --
What it costs when we don't protect ourselves from others' errors: a critical look at medicine --
The causes of our errors --
Why simple tasks are so hard to do right --
How to cut down on reading errors --
Concentration: focusing on the job at hand --
Classifying the causes of error --
A checklist to increase your error awareness --
Strategies to reduce your errors --
Improving your memory --
Recognizing patterns in errors --
Managing and supervising to reduce errors --
How accuracy impacts critical thinking and judgment --
No shame, no blame, revisited.
Responsibility: Gerard I. Nierenberg.
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The ultimate guide to identifying and reducing mishaps--both at work and in life Your mistakes need not be a fact of life. We can all learn to make fewer of them.  Read more...

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