Difference How the Power of Diversity Creates Better Groups, Firms, Schools, and Societies

ISBN-10: 0691128383

ISBN-13: 9780691128382

Edition: 2007

Authors: Scott E. Page

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Page redefines the way we understand ourselves in relation to one another. 'The Difference' is about how we think in groups - and how our collective wisdom exceeds the sum of its parts.
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List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 2/4/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 448
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.650
Language: English

Acknowledgments: The Continuous Life
Prologue: How Diversity Trumps Ability: Fun at Caltech
Introduction: Unpacking Our Differences
Unpacking the Toolbox
Diverse Perspectives: How We See Things
Heuristics: Do the Opposite
Interpretations: Our Own Private Flatland
Predictive Models: Judging Books by Their Covers
Measuring Sticks and Toolboxes: Calipers for the Brain
Diversity's Benefits: Building from Tools
Diversity and Problem Solving: Darwin's Brass Tacks
Models of Information Aggregation: Mindless Signals
Diversity and Prediction: The Crowd of Models
Diverse Values: A Conflict of Interests (or Is It)?
Diverse Preferences: Why Tapas
Preference Aggregation: Four (Not So) Depressing Results
Interacting Toolboxes and Preferences: Go Ask Alice
The Pudding: Does Diversity Generate Benefits?
The Causes of Cognitive Diversity: Family Vacations, College, or Identity?
The Empirical Evidence: The Pudding
Going on the Offensive
A Fertile Logic: Putting Ideas to Work
Epilogue: The Ketchup Questions
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