Difference How the Power of Diversity Creates Better Groups, Firms, Schools, and Societies
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Description: 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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Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 2/4/2007
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
|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|