In Defense of Troublemakers

In Defense of Troublemakers

The Power of Dissent in Life and Business

Book - 2018 | First edition.
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Publisher: New York :, Basic Books,, 2018.
©2018
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780465096299
0465096298
9780465096305
0465096301
Characteristics: xii, 257 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: Fear consensus, love dissent
Part I. Majorities versus troublemakers: the art of persuasion
Numbers rule
Even one dissenter makes a difference
Dissent as an art in changing hearts and minds
Part II. Consensus versus dissent: closed minds versus open minds
Consensus narrows thinking
and kills rationality
Dissent diversifies
and strengthens thinking
Part III. Groupthink versus groups of thinkers
Group decisions: often in error, never in doubt
Better decisions: dissent, diversity, and devil's advocates
Conclusions.

Opinion

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