10 Thin slicing Warren Harding Error

10 Thin slicing Warren Harding Error - THIN SLICING: THE...

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Unformatted text preview: THIN SLICING: THE WARREN HARDING ERROR SFL 354 What is Thin Slicing From the book, Blink: The power of thinking without thinking (2005), Gladwell describes the main subject of his book as "thin-slicing": our ability to gauge what is really important from a very narrow period of experience. In other words, spontaneous decisions are often as good asor even better thancarefully planned and considered ones. Dangers of Thin Slicing Gladwell also explains how an expert's ability to "thin slice" can be corrupted by their likes and dislikes, prejudices and stereotypes (even unconscious ones), and how they can be overloaded by too much information. Doctors getting sued on the basis of bed-side manner Dangers of Thin Slicing Gladwell also explains how an expert's ability to "thin slice" can be corrupted by their likes and dislikes, prejudices and stereotypes (even unconscious ones),...
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10 Thin slicing Warren Harding Error - THIN SLICING: THE...

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