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The Resource Success and luck : good fortune and the myth of meritocracy, Robert H. Frank

Success and luck : good fortune and the myth of meritocracy, Robert H. Frank

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Success and luck : good fortune and the myth of meritocracy
Title
Success and luck
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good fortune and the myth of meritocracy
Statement of responsibility
Robert H. Frank
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Language
eng
Summary
"A New York Times economics columnist explores the findings in recent years by scientists who have discovered that chance plays a much larger role in important life situations than most people imagine, showing how a more accurate understanding of this discovery could lead to better, richer and fairer economies and societies,"--NoveList
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DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HB71
LC item number
.F69584 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Success and luck : good fortune and the myth of meritocracy, Robert H. Frank
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Success and luck : good fortune and the myth of meritocracy, Robert H. Frank
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-182) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Write What You Know -- Why Seemingly Trivial Random Events Matter -- How Winner-Take-All Markets Magnify Luck's Role -- Why the Biggest Winners Are Almost Always Lucky -- Why False Beliefs about Luck and Talent Persist -- The Burden of False Beliefs -- We're in Luck: A Golden Opportunity -- Being Grateful
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Dimensions
23 cm
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Extent
xx, 187 pages
Isbn
9780691167404
Lccn
2015040858
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)927619314

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