Perfect Mess: The Hidden Benefits of Disorder

Perfect Mess: The Hidden Benefits of Disorder

By: Abrahamson, Eric

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"An engaging polemic against the neat-police who hold so much sway over our lives." -The Wall Street Journal
Enthusiastically embraced by readers everywhere, this groundbreaking book is an antidote to the accepted wisdom that tight schedules, neatness, and consistency are the keys to success.
With an astounding array of anecdotes and case studies of the useful role mess can play in business, parenting, cooking, the war on terrorism, hardware stores, and even the meteoric career of Arnold Schwarzenegger, coauthors Abrahamson and Freedman demonstrate that moderately messy systems use resources more efficiently, yield better solutions, and are harder to break than neat ones. From clutter to time sprawl to blurring of categories, A PERFECT MESS will forever change the way we think about disorder.
"A compelling and comical tour of humanity's guilt-ridden love affair with accidents, messes, and randomness... Combine the world-is-not-as-it-seems mindset of Freakonomics with the delicious celebration of popular culture found in Everything Bad Is Good for You to get the cocktail-party-chatter-ready anecdotes of 'messiness leading to genius' in A PERFECT MESS." -Fast Company

Title: Perfect Mess: The Hidden Benefits of Disorder

Author Name: Abrahamson, Eric

Categories: Psychology,

Publisher: BACK BAY BOOKS: 4/19/2015

ISBN Number: 0316013994

ISBN Number 13: 9780316013994

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: USED

Seller ID: 9780316013994