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Partnoy, Frank
Wait : the art and science of delay / Frank Partnoy
Alternate Title Art and science of delay
New York : PublicAffairs, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  BF637.P76 P37 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Procrastination
Decision making
Physical Description xii, 290 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-277) and index
Contents Hearts and minds -- Superfast sports -- High-frequency trading, fast and slow -- Frontal nudity in fight club -- Bad call -- Don't slice too thin -- Don't panic -- First dates and fighter pilots -- When to eat crow -- At last, procrastination -- Master class -- Get off the clock -- A lifetime of innovation -- Go long
Summary Presents information from scientific studies and interviews with experts in several fields that suggests that delaying responses when making a decision can improve the decision quality, even in situations where time is in short supply

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