The Checklist Manifesto: How To Get Things Right

Harapang Pabalat
Profile Books, Hul 9, 2010 - 209 mga pahina

Today we find ourselves in possession of stupendous know-how, which we willingly place in the hands of the most highly skilled people. But avoidable failures are common, and the reason is simple: the volume and complexity of our knowledge has exceeded our ability to consistently deliver it - correctly, safely or efficiently.

In this groundbreaking book, Atul Gawande makes a compelling argument for the checklist, which he believes to be the most promising method available in surmounting failure. Whether you're following a recipe, investing millions of dollars in a company or building a skyscraper, the checklist is an essential tool in virtually every area of our lives, and Gawande explains how breaking down complex, high pressure tasks into small steps can radically improve everything from airline safety to heart surgery survival rates. Fascinating and enlightening, The Checklist Manifesto shows how the simplest of ideas could transform how we operate in almost any field.


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LibraryThing Review

Paningin ng isang mambabasa  - andycyca - LibraryThing

Just as the title suggests, this is a manifesto (Wiktionary: "A public declaration of principles, policies, or intentions, especially that of a political party.") about checklists. Before I delve ... Basahin ang buong review

LibraryThing Review

Paningin ng isang mambabasa  - bookworm12 - LibraryThing

A fascinating nonfiction look at how essential check lists are in surgery and for pilots. I thought it was going to focus more on using check lists in every day life, so while it was interesting, I didn’t love it. Side note, the number of errors (often fatal) in surgery is terrifying! Basahin ang buong review

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the problem of extreme complexity
the checklist
the end of the master builder
the idea
the first try
the checklist factory
the test
the hero in the age of checklists
the save

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Atul Gawande is a staff member of Brigham and Women's Hospital, the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and the New Yorker magazine. He is also Associate Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and Associate Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard School of Public Health.

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