The Checklist Manifesto
|December 22, 2009|
The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right is a 2009 non-fiction book by Atul Gawande. It was released on December 22, 2009 through Metropolitan Books and focuses on the use of checklists in relation to several elements of daily and professional life. The book looks at the use of checklists in the business world and the medical profession, with Gawande examining how it could be used for greater efficiency, consistency and safety. Gawande stated he was inspired to write The Checklist Manifesto after reading a story about a young child who survived a fall into a frozen pond and discovering the physician who saved her relied heavily on checklists.
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