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The Resource In defense of troublemakers : the power of dissent in life and business, Charlan Nemeth

In defense of troublemakers : the power of dissent in life and business, Charlan Nemeth

Label
In defense of troublemakers : the power of dissent in life and business
Title
In defense of troublemakers
Title remainder
the power of dissent in life and business
Statement of responsibility
Charlan Nemeth
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Looks at the value of dissenters and troublemakers in group decision-making, exploring their role in countering negative consequences of unchecked conformity and stimulating creativity and the consideration of new ideas
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nemeth, Charlan
Dewey number
302
Index
index present
LC call number
HM1033
LC item number
.N46 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dissenters
  • Social psychology
  • Thought and thinking
  • Creative thinking
  • Social influence
Target audience
adult
Label
In defense of troublemakers : the power of dissent in life and business, Charlan Nemeth
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
on1027725738
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 257 pages
Isbn
9780465096299
Lccn
2017041940
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
302 N343 ; XX-N ; [A17BP118, #19, 3@27.00, LAP/LRT]
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1027725738
  • (OCoLC)1027725738
Label
In defense of troublemakers : the power of dissent in life and business, Charlan Nemeth
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
on1027725738
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 257 pages
Isbn
9780465096299
Lccn
2017041940
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
302 N343 ; XX-N ; [A17BP118, #19, 3@27.00, LAP/LRT]
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1027725738
  • (OCoLC)1027725738

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