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Another Excellent Atul Gawande Article

August 11, 2012

This is another great one from Atul Gawande – deals with health care. But it has important implications for the way people do work – scientific work. There’s a need for standardization and optimization; smart people have way too much (unwarranted) confidence in themselves and their abilities. We are all stumbling and bumbling to some extent. It’s important to stay humble and recognize that doing things right is often a journey.

http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2012/08/13/120813fa_fact_gawande?currentPage=all&wpisrc=nl_wonk

How does he do it?

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