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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 15 related to The Wisdom of Crowds: Why the Many are Smarter Than the Few.   

The Power of Collective Wisdom and the Trap of Collective Folly

Alan Briskin - Business & Economics - 2009 - 239 pages
What leads to collective wisdom in groups, organizations, and communities? And what leads instead to collective folly? This foundational book on collective wisdom explores the ...
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Situated Learning: Legitimate Peripheral Participation

Jean Lave, Etienne Wenger - Education - 1991 - 138 pages
In this important theoretical treatist, the authors push forward the notion of situated learning - that learning is fundamentally a social process.
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Crowds and Power

Elias Canetti, Carol Stewart - Psychology - 1962 - 495 pages
Examines the psychology and various types of crowds, and their relationship with power, leadership, and political domination
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Victims of Groupthink: A Psychological Study of Foreign-Policy Decisions and ...

Irving Lester Janis - Political Science - 1972 - 277 pages
Janis identifies the causes and fateful consequences of groupthink, the process that takes over when decision-making bodies agree for the sake of agreeing to abandon their ...
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Everything Is Miscellaneous: The Power of the New Digital Disorder

David Weinberger - Business & Economics - 2008 - 277 pages
The seminal author of Small Pieces Loosely Joined analyzes the implications of the digital revolution in terms of modern-day business, education, politics, science, and culture ...
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Seven Pillars of Wisdom

T. E. Lawrence, Angus Calder - Fiction - 1997 - 665 pages
Written between 1919 and 1926, this text tells of the campaign aganist the Turks in the Middle East, encompassing gross acts of cruelty and revenge, ending in a welter of stink ...
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Mother of Storms

John Barnes - Fiction - 1995 - 560 pages
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Jeffrey Thompson Schnapp, Matthew Tiews - History - 2006 - 439 pages
Crowds presents several layers of meditation on the phenomenon of collectivities, from the scholarly to the personal; it is the most comprehensive cross-disciplinary ...
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