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The Resource David and Goliath : underdogs, misfits and the art of battling giants, Malcolm Gladwell

David and Goliath : underdogs, misfits and the art of battling giants, Malcolm Gladwell

Label
David and Goliath : underdogs, misfits and the art of battling giants
Title
David and Goliath
Title remainder
underdogs, misfits and the art of battling giants
Statement of responsibility
Malcolm Gladwell
Title variation
David & Goliath
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Why do underdogs succeed so much more than they should? How do they weak outsmart the strong? In David and Goliath Malcolm Gladwell takes us on a ... journey to uncover the hidden dynamics that shape the balance of power between the small and the mighty"--Page 4 of cover
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Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
UKMGB
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1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gladwell, Malcolm
Dewey number
  • 158.1
  • 155.24
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF503
LC item number
.G53 2013b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Decision-making
  • Failure (Psychology)
  • Motivation (Psychology)
  • Struggle
  • Opportunity
  • Success
  • Decision making
Label
David and Goliath : underdogs, misfits and the art of battling giants, Malcolm Gladwell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-296) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Goliath : "Am I a dog that you should come to me with sticks?" -- The Advantages of Disadvantages (and the Disadvantages of Advantages). Vivek Ranadivé: "It was really random. I mean, my father had never played basketball before." ; Teresa DeBrito: "My largest class was twenty-nine kids. Oh, it was fun." ; Caroline Sacks: "If I'd gone to the University of Maryland, I'd still be in science. -- The Theory of Desirable Difficulty. David Boies: You wouldn't wish dyslexia on your child. Or would you? ; Emil "Jay" Freireich: "How Jay did it, I don't know." ; Wyatt Walker: "De rabbit is de slickest o' all de animals de Lawd ever made." -- The Limits of Power. Rosemary Lawlor: "I wasn't born that way. This was forced upon me." ; Wilma Derksen: "We have all done something dreadful in our lives, or have felt the urge to." ; André Trocmé: "We feel obliged to tell you that there are among us a certain number of Jews."
Control code
000051933536
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
ix, 305 pages
Isbn
9781846145827
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)855200410
Label
David and Goliath : underdogs, misfits and the art of battling giants, Malcolm Gladwell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-296) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Goliath : "Am I a dog that you should come to me with sticks?" -- The Advantages of Disadvantages (and the Disadvantages of Advantages). Vivek Ranadivé: "It was really random. I mean, my father had never played basketball before." ; Teresa DeBrito: "My largest class was twenty-nine kids. Oh, it was fun." ; Caroline Sacks: "If I'd gone to the University of Maryland, I'd still be in science. -- The Theory of Desirable Difficulty. David Boies: You wouldn't wish dyslexia on your child. Or would you? ; Emil "Jay" Freireich: "How Jay did it, I don't know." ; Wyatt Walker: "De rabbit is de slickest o' all de animals de Lawd ever made." -- The Limits of Power. Rosemary Lawlor: "I wasn't born that way. This was forced upon me." ; Wilma Derksen: "We have all done something dreadful in our lives, or have felt the urge to." ; André Trocmé: "We feel obliged to tell you that there are among us a certain number of Jews."
Control code
000051933536
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
ix, 305 pages
Isbn
9781846145827
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)855200410

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