The Wisdom Of Crowds (Paperback)

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    James Surowiecki is a staff writer at The New Yorker, where he writes the popular business column, “The Financial Page.” His work has appeared in a wide range of publications, including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Artforum, Wired, and Slate. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

    www.wisdomofcrowds.com
    In this fascinating book, New Yorker business columnist James Surowiecki explores a deceptively simple idea: Large groups of people are smarter than an elite few, no matter how brilliant–better at solving problems, fostering innovation, coming to wise decisions, even predicting the future.

    With boundless erudition and in delightfully clear prose, Surowiecki ranges across fields as diverse as popular culture, psychology, ant biology, behavioral economics, artificial intelligence, military history, and politics to show how this simple idea offers important lessons for how we live our lives, select our leaders, run our companies, and think about our world.

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    ISBN 9780385721707
    Genre SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
    Format Paperback
    Pages 306
    Publisher Date 2005-08-16 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Anchor Books
    Copyright Year 2005
    Height 8.0 in
    Wdth 5.25 in
    Thickness 0.5 in
    Unit weight 0.5 lb
    Language English
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Surowiecki, James
    Dimensions 9.0x6.0x0.0

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