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The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande | Key Takeaways & Analysis

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The Checklist Manifesto is a nonfiction investigation of human fallibility in high-stakes environments, such as medical surgeries, airline flights, and skyscraper construction. It explains how the introduction of procedural checklists can improve performance, reduce error, and ultimately save lives - especially in today's increasingly complex world. Gawande shows how checklists increase efficiency and engender a culture of teamwork and discipline.

Please note: These are key takeaways and an analysis of the book - not the original book.

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  • Iain
  • 03-24-16

One paragraph is repeated in different ways

Not worth the money. When the book isn't repeating previous content it is advertising to you.

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  • John from Leeds
  • 10-24-17

Its only 26 minutes long !

I thought this was the full book - its not, its only 26 minutes long !! I should have read the small print.

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  • Mary Collin
  • 10-04-16

Interesting concept and one I firmly believe in

I enjoyed this 26m summary and loved the structure of the summary. Key take aways clearly described and definitely left me wanting to read/listen to the book in full.

My only negative was the almost robotic/hypnotic style of narration - it was a little bit too 'bland' for my liking but clear and easy to understand. Once I got past that I got benefit from the content.

So why do people resist checklists? Beats me.