What Makes a Good Checklist (Farnam Street Blog)



Captain Chesley Sullenberger utilized a checklist as he safely landed a plane on the Hudson River. Nurses incorporate checklists to correct surgeons. Both flying and surgery incorporate checklists for protection — and to save lives. In a review of Atul Gawande’s book Checklist Manifesto, John Kay discovers that good checklists are selective and short.

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