The Resource Top dog : the science of winning and losing, Po Bronson & Ashley Merryman

Top dog : the science of winning and losing, Po Bronson & Ashley Merryman

Label
Top dog : the science of winning and losing
Title
Top dog
Title remainder
the science of winning and losing
Statement of responsibility
Po Bronson & Ashley Merryman
Title variation
Science of winning and losing
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Studying competitive arenas from the workplace, the stock market, sport, politics, the military and schools and using the latest findings in genetics, neuroscience and behavioral psychology, Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman unveil the astounding, often counter-intuitive truths about how we compete and the crucial ingredients that sometimes stand between winning and losing
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bronson, Po
Dewey number
302/.14
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF637.C47
LC item number
B76 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Merryman, Ashley
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Competition (Psychology)
  • Success
  • Failure (Psychology)
Label
Top dog : the science of winning and losing, Po Bronson & Ashley Merryman
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223104825824
  • 31223104825840
  • 31223104825857
  • 31223102774511
  • 31223104826004
  • 31223104826012
  • 31223104825873
  • 31223104825881
  • 31223104825907
  • 31223104825923
  • 31223104825949
  • 31223104825956
  • 31223104825998
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-319) 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
Part I: Foundations. Introduction: parachutists and ballroom dancers ; The competition machine ; What goes down when the stakes go up -- Part II: Formation. How the worries can beat the warriors ; Even odds: why women need them and men don't ; The utter importance of pillow fights -- Part III: Individual. The difference between winning and not losing ; How one night of blackjack sped up the world economy ; The 'roid rage of chess -- Part IV: Collective. The hierarchy of teams ; Michelangelo had an agent ; How the Black Sox cleaned up Wall Street
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
vi, 335 p.
Isbn
9781455515158
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012033767
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 806015770
  • (OCoLC)806015770
Label
Top dog : the science of winning and losing, Po Bronson & Ashley Merryman
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223104825824
  • 31223104825840
  • 31223104825857
  • 31223102774511
  • 31223104826004
  • 31223104826012
  • 31223104825873
  • 31223104825881
  • 31223104825907
  • 31223104825923
  • 31223104825949
  • 31223104825956
  • 31223104825998
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-319) 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
Part I: Foundations. Introduction: parachutists and ballroom dancers ; The competition machine ; What goes down when the stakes go up -- Part II: Formation. How the worries can beat the warriors ; Even odds: why women need them and men don't ; The utter importance of pillow fights -- Part III: Individual. The difference between winning and not losing ; How one night of blackjack sped up the world economy ; The 'roid rage of chess -- Part IV: Collective. The hierarchy of teams ; Michelangelo had an agent ; How the Black Sox cleaned up Wall Street
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
vi, 335 p.
Isbn
9781455515158
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012033767
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 806015770
  • (OCoLC)806015770

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