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The Resource Better by mistake : the unexpected benefits of being wrong, Alina Tugend

Better by mistake : the unexpected benefits of being wrong, Alina Tugend

Label
Better by mistake : the unexpected benefits of being wrong
Title
Better by mistake
Title remainder
the unexpected benefits of being wrong
Statement of responsibility
Alina Tugend
Title variation
Unexpected benefits of being wrong
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Outlines a provocative approach to improving one's life by embracing mistakes, citing cutting-edge behavioral studies and high-profile examples to reveal the importance of sincere apologies and taking responsibility
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tugend, Alina
Dewey number
155.2/4
Index
index present
LC call number
BF575.F14
LC item number
T84 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Failure (Psychology)
  • Errors
  • Fallibility
  • Success
Label
Better by mistake : the unexpected benefits of being wrong, Alina Tugend
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-284) and index
Contents
(Mis)understanding and (re)defining mistakes: what is a mistake? -- It starts early: how our children learn from blunders -- "Fail often, fast, and cheap": mistakes in the workplace -- It's not brain surgery--but what if it is?: learning from medicine -- Lessons from the cockpit: aviation's approach to errors -- Blaming you, blaming me: men, women, and mistakes -- You say mistake, I say lesson: different cultures, different approaches -- I want to apologize: saying "I'm sorry."
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
291 p.
Isbn
9781594487859
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2010037057
System control number
  • ocn646111801
  • (OCoLC)646111801
Label
Better by mistake : the unexpected benefits of being wrong, Alina Tugend
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-284) and index
Contents
(Mis)understanding and (re)defining mistakes: what is a mistake? -- It starts early: how our children learn from blunders -- "Fail often, fast, and cheap": mistakes in the workplace -- It's not brain surgery--but what if it is?: learning from medicine -- Lessons from the cockpit: aviation's approach to errors -- Blaming you, blaming me: men, women, and mistakes -- You say mistake, I say lesson: different cultures, different approaches -- I want to apologize: saying "I'm sorry."
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
291 p.
Isbn
9781594487859
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2010037057
System control number
  • ocn646111801
  • (OCoLC)646111801

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