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The power of habit : why we do what we do in life and business / Charles Duhigg.

Duhigg, Charles. (Author).
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Location: Fennell STACKS BF335 .D83 2014
Barcode: 30731101160160
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385669764
  • ISBN: 0385669763
  • Physical Description: xx, 383 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Edition: Anchor Canada edition
  • Publisher: Toronto : Anchor Canada, 2014.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"With a new afterword by the author"--Cover.
Originally published: New York : Random House, c2012.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue : the habit cure -- pt. 1. The Habits of Individuals. The habit loop -- The craving brain -- The golden rule of habit change -- pt. 2. The Habits of Successful Organizations. Keystone habits, or the ballad of Paul O'Neill -- Starbucks and the habit of success -- The power of a crisis how leaders create habits through accident and design -- How Target knows what you want before you do -- pt. 3. The Habits of Societies. Saddleback Church and the Montgomery bus boycott -- The neurology of free will -- Afterword : some things learned about weight loss, smoking, procrastination, and teaching.
Summary, etc.:
Identifies the neurological processes behind behaviors, explaining how self-control and success are largely driven by habits and providing guidelines for achieving personal goals and overall well-being by adjusting specific habits.
Subject: Habit.
Habit > Social aspects.
Change (Psychology)
Habits > Popular Works.
Organizational Innovation > Popular Works.
Mental Processes > Popular Works.
Behavior > Popular Works.
Adaptation, Psychological > Popular Works.
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