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Checklist Manifesto por Atul Gawande
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Checklist Manifesto (edição 2011)

por Atul Gawande (Autor)

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Reveals the surprising power of the ordinary checklist now being used in medicine, aviation, the armed services, homeland security, investment banking, skyscraper construction, and businesses of all kinds.
Título:Checklist Manifesto
Autores:Atul Gawande (Autor)
Informação:Picador Paper (2011), Edition: First, 240 pages
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The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right por Atul Gawande

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My first book from Atul Gawande and will most certainly not be the last. His storytelling is powerful. The various fields and live examples he goes into to drive the point home are immensely compelling. I am an events professional by trade and will most certainly be implementing checklists into my work life after this read. I hope I can do it justice. ( )
  Sahil.Bhatt | Jan 10, 2021 |
I learned that checklists are important and helpful in some situations and I will be using more of them in the future. I shied away from them before. However, I don't have time to read his stories of checklist usage and research, so I scanned heavily after the first 40 pages. I would have preferred to just read a short blog on this topic instead of an entire book, but how do you know until you try? ( )
  pmichaud | Dec 21, 2020 |
  daltonlp | Dec 15, 2020 |
Every once in a while you run across a book that makes you think, "Why aren't we doing this? Or why aren't we doing this more?" The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right* by Atul Gawande is such a book. Gawande is a doctor on a mission, he wants to save lives. Gawande is looking for a solution to prevent simple mistakes as well as handle complexity. He advocates for the use of checklists as an organization and pre-planning tool. It is better to work out the issues before they are needed in an emergency. However, as Gawande points out, checklists are not only for medical emergency situations but also for routine tasks. Systems and processes have become complex enough that it is difficult for one person to keep track of all the steps in memory. Read more ( )
  skrabut | Sep 2, 2020 |
Gawande makes an important point: checklists are valuable to experts, not just novices. And they are useful across industries and occupations. Airline pilots, structural engineers and safety inspectors regularly use them to good effect. They can either be "do-check" or "run-do" and are utilised at specific pause points within a task. Value investors sometimes use checklists. Gawande presents some evidence that those that do fare better than "gut instinct".

Surgeons, he believes, should take the leap and use checklists. The point could have been made even more strongly by detailing the cognitive bias which affects most professionals, the one that makes the majority think they are above average. Specific to medicine, Gawande suggests some of the possible reasons checklists are eschewed: the need for doctors to "own" patient care through their own expertise; the media's idolisation of individual heroism; and the condescension with which some doctors hold professionals such as nurses who might well promote checklists.

What I love, therefore, about Gawande's approach is his insistence that checklists are a means of teams improving outcomes, not one of trying to bolster individual performance. Teams should introduce each other by name. Checklists in surgery should be verbal and can be run by any member of the team. This encourages knowledge sharing and holistic thinking. Gawande posits that successful results to complex problems are mostly due to effective teamwork and communication, not the heroism or brilliance of any individual. This story I can believe. ( )
  jigarpatel | Aug 23, 2020 |
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I already know that "The Checklist Manifesto" will be on my list of best books this year. Gawande writes with gusto, humor and clarity. He features his mistakes -- always a good sign in a reporter -- including the one that ends the book.
adicionada por stephmo | editarThe Plain Dealer, Karen R. Long (Apr 26, 2010)
Read this book and you might find yourself making checklists for the most mundane tasks—and be better off for it.
adicionada por stephmo | editarBusiness Week, Catherine Arnst (Feb 10, 2010)
But that narrative gift doesn't transfer automatically to accounts of in-flight safety checks and structural engineering near-misses. Gawande's style is always clear, with the crispy lilt that is a trademark of the New Yorker, where he is also a staff writer. But there's no escaping the fact that this is a book about, well, checklists. Hemingway would struggle to make it gripping. Gawande does well to pull off engaging.
adicionada por stephmo | editarThe Observer, Rafael Behr (Jan 24, 2010)
Gawande, a professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School and a staff writer at The New Yorker, makes the case that checklists can help us manage the extreme complexity of the modern world. In medicine, he writes, the problem is “making sure we apply the knowledge we have consistently and correctly.” Failure, he argues, results not so much from ignorance (not knowing enough about what works) as from ineptitude (not properly applying what we know works).
adicionada por bongiovi | editarNew York Times, SANDEEP JAUHAR (Jan 22, 2010)
Dr. Gawande is right to note that checklists are indispensable in situations where a small mistake can lead to tragic consequences, as in surgery. But his call for a broad checklist regime would be counterproductive—fraught with all the dangers of bureaucracy and excessive law.

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