Randomness at Work

A Listmania! list by Stephen Parry "Author of Sense and Respond" (London)
 
Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets
1.  Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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  "Helps you understand how workplace idiocracy works"
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Why Most Things Fail: And How to Avoid It
2.  Why Most Things Fail: And How to Avoid It by Paul Ormerod
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  "Making sense of randomness at the economic level"
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Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
3.  Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Stephen J. Dubner
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  "Provides good examples of 'attribution delusions'"
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The Halo Effect: .and the Eight Other Business Delusions That Deceive Managers
4.  The Halo Effect: .and the Eight Other Business Delusions That Deceive Managers by Phil Rosenzweig
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  "Compulsory reading if you dont want to be fooled by the delusions of others"
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The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable
5.  The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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  "Eradicate the Bell Curve Myth"
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Understanding Variation: The Key to Managing Chaos
6.  Understanding Variation: The Key to Managing Chaos by Donald J. Wheeler
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  "Understanding Variation is a Gem of a book"
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Last updated: 17/07/2013
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