Dance With Chance

Pages: 376
Subject: Self-Help, Economics
Imprint: Oneworld

Dance With Chance

Making Luck Work for You

Anil Gaba, Robin M. Hogarth, Spyros G. Makridakis

A tale of how even experts misread the role of chance - from the stock market to doctors' surgeries. It argues that by understanding how uncertainty operates, we can make palpable improvements to our health, wealth, happiness and careers.
Paperback
9781851687206 (28 May 2010)
RRP £11.99 / US$17.99

The Book

A gripping tale of how even experts misread the role of chance - from the stock market to doctors' surgeries - "Dance With Chance" argues that we all fall foul of the 'The Illusion of Control', meaning that we underestimate the role of luck in our lives. The authors argue that by understanding how uncertainty operates, we can make palpable improvements to our health, wealth, happiness and careers.

Additional Information

Subject Self-Help, Economics
Pages 376
Imprint Oneworld

About the Author

Spyros Makridakis is Distinguished Research Professor at INSEAD, Abu Dhabi Centre and a former Greek Olympian.

Robin M. Hogarth is ICREA Research Professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain. He was formerly a professor at the University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business.

Anil Gaba is the ORPAR Chaired Professor of Risk Management and Dean of Faculty at INSEAD, France and Singapore, the world’s second largest business school.

Reviews

“Full of unexpected pleasures…stuffed with fascinating facts.”

- Management Today

"An extremely timely book… fresh and informative… A thorough and instructive analysis of uncertainty."

- City AM