Outliers : the story of success / Malcolm Gladwell.
- 1st ed.
- New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2008.
ix, 309 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
- Successful people.
- The best-selling author of Blink identifies the qualities of successful people, posing theories about the cultural, family, and idiosyncratic factors that shape high achievers, in a resource that covers such topics as the secrets of software billionaires, why certain cultures are associated with better academic performance, and why the Beatles earned their fame.
- The Roseto mystery
The Matthew effect (Matthew 25:29)
The 10,000 hour rule (Hamburg)
The trouble with geniuses & IQ
The lessons of Joe Flom
The ethnic theory of plane crashes
Rice paddies and math tests
Marita's bargain (KIPP)
A Jamaican story.
- Includes bibliographical references (p. -296) and index.
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