The Tipping Point

THE TIPPING POINT is the biography of an idea, and the idea is quite simple.

The Tipping Point

The Tipping Point

THE TIPPING POINT is the biography of an idea, and the idea is quite simple. It is that many of the problems we face - from crime to teenage delinquency to traffic jams - behave like epidemics. They aren't linear phenomena in the sense that they steadily and predictably change according to the level of effort brought to bear against them. They are capable of sudden and dramatic changes in direction. Years of well-intentioned intervention may have no impact at all, yet the right intervention - at just the right time - can start a cascade of change. Many of the social ills that face us today, in other words, are as inherently volatile as the epidemics that periodically sweep through the human population: little things can cause them to 'tip' at any time and if we want to understand how to confront and solve them we have to understand what those 'Tipping Points' are. In this revolutionary new study, Malcolm Gladwell explores the ramifications of this. Not simply for politicians and policy-makers, his method provides a new way of viewing everyday experience and enables us to develop strategies for everything from raising a child to running a company.

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The Tipping Point
Language: en
Pages: 279
Authors: Malcolm Gladwell
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-01-01 - Publisher: Gardners Books

THE TIPPING POINT is the biography of an idea, and the idea is quite simple. It is that many of the problems we face - from crime to teenage delinquency to traffic jams - behave like epidemics. They aren't linear phenomena in the sense that they steadily and predictably change
The Tipping Point
Language: en
Pages: 69
Authors: Boulet, Bastien Vivès, Katsuya Terada, Frederik Peeters, Paul Pope, Keiichi Koike, Bob Fingerman
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-13 - Publisher: Humanoids Inc

14 international creators—all renowned and all unique—present 13 short stories in this love letter to the endless possibilities of sequential art in all its forms.
Tipping Point
Language: en
Pages: 279
Authors: Malcolm Gladwell
Categories: Causation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Abacus

In this brilliant and original book, Malcolm Gladwell explains and analyses the 'tipping point', that magic moment when ideas, trends and social behaviour cross a threshold, tip and spread like wildfire. Taking a look behind the surface of many familiar occurrences in our everyday world, Gladwell explains the fascinating social
The Tipping Point
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: J.G. Jurado
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-11 - Publisher: Hachette UK

'I am no saint, no martyr, no terrorist, no madman and no murderer... I am a father. That's my story.' Dr David Evans, a top neurosurgeon at a hospital in Washington, faces the ultimate dilemma: if his next patient leaves the operating theatre alive, his daughter will die at the
God in Pursuit
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Joseph Bentz
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Beacon Hill Press

What is the turning point that causes a curious journalist and atheist to walk into a church and be converted to Christ the first time she takes communion? At what point is a lifelong atheist and head of one of the greatest scientific breakthroughs of the twentieth century persuaded to

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