Black Box Thinking: Marginal Gains and the Secrets of High Performance

Syed, Matthew

£9.99

How many of us, hand on heart, can say that we have a healthy relationship with failure? Learning from failure has the status of a cliché, but this book reveals the astonishing story behind the most powerful method of learning known to mankind, and reveals the arsenal of techniques wielded by some of the world’s most innovative organisations. It also reveals the dangers of failing to learn from mistakes.

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The Sunday Times No.1 Bestseller

From the Bestselling Author of Bounce

What links the Mercedes Formula One team with Google?

What links Team Sky and the aviation industry?

What connects James Dyson and David Beckham?

They are all Black Box Thinkers.

Black Box Thinking is a new approach to high performance, a means of finding an edge in a complex and fast-changing world. It is not just about sport, but has powerful implications for business and politics, as well as for parents and students. In other words, all of us.

Drawing on a dizzying array of case studies and real-world examples, together with cutting-edge research on marginal gains, creativity and grit, Matthew Syed tells the inside story of how success really happens – and how we cannot grow unless we are prepared to learn from our mistakes.

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Weight 248 g
Dimensions 197 × 130 × 24 mm
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Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

344

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

158.1 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K