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Author Partnoy, Frank.
Title Wait : the art and science of delay / Frank Partnoy.
Published New York : PublicAffairs, c2012.
Book Cover

 Floor2  BF637.P76 P37 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xii, 290 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Hearts and minds -- Superfast sports -- High-frequency trading, fast and slow -- Frontal nudity in fight club -- Bad call -- A slice too thin -- Don't panic -- First dates and fighter pilots -- When to eat crow -- At last, procrastination -- Master class -- Get off the clock -- A lifetime of innovation -- Go long.
Summary Presents information from scientific studies and interviews with experts in several fields that suggests that delaying responses when making a decision can improve the decision quality, even in situations where time is in short supply.
Subject Procrastination.
Decision making.
ISBN 1610390040 (hardcover)
9781610390040 (hardcover)
9781610390057 (e-book)
1610390059 (e-book)
Standard # 7345337
OCLC number 744287602