Humans are underrated : what high achievers know that brilliant machines never will / Geoff Colvin.
By: Colvin, Geoffrey.Material type: BookCall no.: PSYC BF 2015 666758Publication: New York, New York : Portfolio/Penguin, c2015Description: viii, 248 p.ISBN: 9781591847205; 1591847206.Subject(s): Vocational qualifications | Technological innovations | Employees -- Effect of technological innovations on | Technology -- Social aspects
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-240) and index.
Computers are improving faster than you are : as technology becomes more awesomely able, what will be the high-value human skills of tomorrow? -- Gauging the challenge : a growing army of experts wonder if must maybe the Luddites aren't wrong anymore -- The surprising value in our deepest nature : why being a great performer is becoming less about what we know and more about what we're like -- Why the skills we need are withering : technology is changing more than just work, it's also changing us, mostly in the wrong ways -- The critical 21st-century skill : empathy is the key to humans' most crucial abilities. It's even more powerful than we realize --
Empathy lessons from combat : how the U.S. military learned to build human skills that trump technology, and what it means for all of us -- What really makes teams work : it isn't what team members (or leaders) usually think. Instead, it's deeply human processes that most teams ignore -- The extraordinary power of story : why the right kind of narrative, told by a person, is mightier than logic -- The human essence of innovation and creativty : computers can create, but people skillfully interacting solve the most important human problems -- Is it a woman's world? In the most valuable skills of the coming economy, women hold strong advantages over men -- Winning in the human domain : some will love a world that values deep human interaction. Others won't. But everyone will neeed to get better -- and can.
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