Previously published as: Training Strategies for Tomorrow
Online from: 2003
Subject Area: Learning and Development
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|Title:||Thinking, Fast and Slow|
|Author(s):||Karen K. Wollard, (HRD Consultant at Kelly Wollard & Associates Inc., Hollywood, Florida, USA)|
|Citation:||Karen K. Wollard, (2012) "Thinking, Fast and Slow", Development and Learning in Organizations, Vol. 26 Iss: 4, pp.38 - 39|
|Keywords:||Human behavior, Learning and development, Thinking|
|DOI:||10.1108/14777281211249969 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
Purpose – Reviews the latest learning and development books across the globe and pinpoints practical implications.
Design/methodology/approach – This briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context.
Findings – Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman is a thoughtful and provocative book about thinking. It takes the reader through 40 years of research into how humans think, often contradicting conventional wisdom and demonstrating how pliable and easily distracted much of thinking can be. Reading it, one is challenged to question nearly everything about how the brain processes the world around it.
Practical implications – Provides strategic insights and practical thinking that have influenced some of the world's leading organizations.
Originality/value – The briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy-to digest format.
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