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Thinking, Fast and Slow

Thinking, Fast and Slow Purpose – Reviews the latest learning and development books across the globe and pinpoints practical implications. Design/methodology/approach – This briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context. Findings – Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman is a thoughtful and provocative book about thinking. It takes the reader through 40 years of research into how humans think, often contradicting conventional wisdom and demonstrating how pliable and easily distracted much of thinking can be. Reading it, one is challenged to question nearly everything about how the brain processes the world around it. Practical implications – Provides strategic insights and practical thinking that have influenced some of the world's leading organizations. Originality/value – The briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy‐to digest format. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Development and Learning in Organizations Emerald Publishing

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2012 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1477-7282
DOI
10.1108/14777281211249969
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Abstract

Purpose – Reviews the latest learning and development books across the globe and pinpoints practical implications. Design/methodology/approach – This briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context. Findings – Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman is a thoughtful and provocative book about thinking. It takes the reader through 40 years of research into how humans think, often contradicting conventional wisdom and demonstrating how pliable and easily distracted much of thinking can be. Reading it, one is challenged to question nearly everything about how the brain processes the world around it. Practical implications – Provides strategic insights and practical thinking that have influenced some of the world's leading organizations. Originality/value – The briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy‐to digest format.

Journal

Development and Learning in OrganizationsEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 22, 2012

Keywords: Thinking; Human behavior; Learning and development

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