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A New Theory of Serendipity: Nature, Emergence and Mechanism

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Sciendo, 2022
Détails
Format
Livre
Première publication
18 Jul 2022
Langues
English
Pages
258
Copyright
©
Format
PDF
ISBN
978-83-66675-86-5
Première publication
17 Jun 2022
E-Pub
ISBN
978-83-66675-87-2
Première publication
17 Jun 2022
Livre de poche
ISBN
978-83-66675-85-8
Première publication
31 Dec 2022
Thèmes des livres
Affaires et économie, Gestion d'entreprise, Gestion d’entreprise, autres, Philosophie
The book explores the nature, underlying causes, and the information processing mechanism of serendipity. It proposes that natural or social survival demands drive serendipity, and serendipity is conditional on the environment and the mindset, on both individual and collective levels. From Darwin’s evolution theory to Sun Tzu’s war tactics, major innovations throughout human history are unified by this key concept. In the rapidly changing world, information is abundant but rather chaotic. The adaptive power of serendipity allows people to notice treasures within this wild sea, but only for those who understand how it works. To increase the probability of encountering and attaining serendipity, one should employ the mindsponge mechanism and the 3D process of creativity, for without these frameworks, serendipity is truly an elusive target. The book also discusses methods to build environments and cultures rich in navigational and useful information to maximize the chance of finding and capitalizing on serendipity. As a skill, serendipity has a resemblance to how kingfishers observe and hunt their prey

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Détails
Format
Livre
Première publication
18 Jul 2022
Langues
English
Pages
258
Copyright
©
Format
PDF
ISBN
978-83-66675-86-5
Première publication
17 Jun 2022
E-Pub
ISBN
978-83-66675-87-2
Première publication
17 Jun 2022
Livre de poche
ISBN
978-83-66675-85-8
Première publication
31 Dec 2022
Thèmes des livres
Affaires et économie, Gestion d'entreprise, Gestion d’entreprise, autres, Philosophie

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