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Rebel Ideas. The power of diverse thinking by Matthew Syed

This is a fascinating book with plenty of evidence for why diverse thinking is essential. One of the examples quoted t that of the CIA investigating 9/11. The organisation prides itself on recruiting the brightest and the best but the group of very intelligent people were all from similar backgrounds and all had the same blind spots and frames of reference. Their collective myopia meant there were cues that none of them picked up. Collective intelligence requires both ability and diversity

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