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What the dog saw and other adventures

Author: Gladwell, Malcolm Publisher: Allen Lane, 2009.Language: EnglishDescription: 410 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781846142949Type of document: Book
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Print HM621.33 .U7 G53 2009
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What the Dog Saw and Other Adventures Contents PREFACE PART ONE Obsessives, Pioneers, and Other Varieties of Minor Genius "TO A WORM IN HORSERADISH, THE WORLD IS HORSERADISH." The Pitchman Ron Popeil and the Conquest of the American Kitchen The Ketchup Conundrum Mustard Now Comes in Dozens of Varieties. Why Has Ketchup Stayed the Same? ix 1 3 32 Blowing Up How Nassim Taleb Turned the Inevitability of Disaster into an Investment Strategy 51 True Colors Hair Dye and the Hidden History of Postwar America John Rock's Error What the Inventor of the Birth Control Pill Didn't Know About Women's Health What the Dog Saw Cesar Millan and the Movements of Mastery PART TWO Theories, Predictions, and Diagnoses "IT WAS LIKE DRIVING DOWN AN INTERSTATE LOOKING THROUGH A SODA STRAW." Open Secrets Enron, Intelligence, and the Perils of Too Much Information Million-Dollar Murray Why Problems like Homelessness May Be Easier to Solve Than to Manage The Picture Problem Mammography, Air Power, and the Limits of Looking Something Borrowed Should a Charge of Plagiarism Ruin Your Life? 76 101 126 149 151 177 199 222 Connecting the Dots The Paradoxes of Intelligence Reform The Art of Failure Why Some People Choke and Others Panic Blowup Who Can Be Blamed for a Disaster like the Challenger Explosion? No One, and We'd Better Get Used to It PART THREE Personality, Character, and Intelligence " 'HE'LL BE WEARING A DOUBLED-BREASTED SUIT. BUTTONED.' - AND HE WAS." Late Bloomers Why Do We Equate Genius with Precocity? Most Likely to Succeed How Do We Hire When We Can't Tell Who's Right for the Job? Dangerous Minds Criminal Profiling Made Easy The Talent Myth Are Smart People Overrated? The New-Boy Network What Do Job Interviews Really Tell Us? Troublemakers What Pit Bulls Can Teach Us About Crime ACKNOWLE'DGMENTS 244 263 280 293 295 314 336 357 375 394 413

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