The Checklist Manifesto
  • Author : Atul Gawande
  • Release Date : 26 October 2021
  • Publisher : Profile Books(GB)
  • Genre : Self-Help
  • Pages : 209
  • ISBN 13 : 1846683149
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Download or read book entitled The Checklist Manifesto written by Atul Gawande and published by Profile Books(GB) online. This book was released on 26 October 2021 with total pages 209. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Today we find ourselves in possession of stupendous know-how, which we willingly place in the hands of the most highly skilled people. But avoidable failures are common, and the reason is simple: the volume and complexity of our knowledge has exceeded our ability to consistently deliver it - correctly, safely or efficiently. In this groundbreaking book, Atul Gawande makes a compelling argument for the checklist, which he believes to be the most promising method available in surmounting failure. Whether you're following a recipe, investing millions of dollars in a company or building a skyscraper, the checklist is an essential tool in virtually every area of our lives, and Gawande explains how breaking down complex, high pressure tasks into small steps can radically improve everything from airline safety to heart surgery survival rates. Fascinating and enlightening, The Checklist Manifesto shows how the simplest of ideas could transform how we operate in almost any field.