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    • Everything Is Obvious

    • *Once You Know the Answer
    • By: Duncan J. Watts
    • Narrated by: Duncan J. Watts
    • Length: 8 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 283
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 199
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 198

    Why is the Mona Lisa the most famous painting in the world? Why did Facebook succeed when other social networking sites failed? Did the surge in Iraq really lead to less violence? How much can CEO’s impact the performance of their companies? And does higher pay incentivize people to work hard? If you think the answers to these questions are a matter of common sense, think again.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Thought provoking

    • By Stephen on 06-15-11

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Breakthrough Ideas for 2007 (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Duncan Watts, Yoshito Hiro, Michael Schrage, and others
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    The Harvard Business Review's annual survey of twenty emerging ideas considers how nanotechnology will affect commerce, what role hope plays in leadership, and why, in an age that practically enshrines accountability, we need to beware of "accountabalism."

    From the February 2007 issue of Harvard Business Review.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great ideas

    • By Christopher on 06-15-07

    Regular price: $1.95