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July 22, 2014

Antifragile HR: Gaining From Disorder

Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s extensive psychological treatise on antifragility (things that gain from disorder) offers humans, not least Human Resource personnel, the opportunity to look at life from a different perspective-one of embracing and thriving in uncertainty and randomness.

We are so used to coming into the office at a set time, on set days, doing set tasks to attain measurable objectives that eventually we can start to become irritated when things go wrong – the email system going down, a fire drill we had forgotten about, and spilling coffee on our paperwork, etc.

According to Taleb, we need to learn – or relearn – how to adapt creatively to random events. [...]

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