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overspecialization

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  • noun An extreme specialization

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Examples

  • She said there was a healthy shift away from what she described as the overspecialization of dancers in the

    NYT > Home Page

  • Also, my personal intuition and experience suggests that overspecialization is extremely dangerous.

    Ricardo's Difficult Idea Eludes Wonks, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • So, even though I think Hacker, Dreifus and Taylor are right to worry about severe overspecialization (with its associated bureaucracy) in certain fields, I think they might say more about the positive feedback loop that can connect the classroom and the archive, the science lab and the lecture hall.

    Michael Roth: Virtuous Circle of Teaching and Research

  • So, even though I think Hacker, Dreifus and Taylor are right to worry about severe overspecialization (with its associated bureaucracy) in certain fields, I think they might say more about the positive feedback loop that can connect the classroom and the archive, the science lab and the lecture hall.

    Michael Roth: Virtuous Circle of Teaching and Research

  • So, even though I think Hacker, Dreifus and Taylor are right to worry about severe overspecialization (with its associated bureaucracy) in certain fields, I think they might say more about the positive feedback loop that can connect the classroom and the archive, the science lab and the lecture hall.

    Michael Roth: Virtuous Circle of Teaching and Research

  • I think the happiness surveyors are good examples of overspecialization and people with too much free time.

    Omniscient Voyeur, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • So, even though I think Hacker, Dreifus and Taylor are right to worry about severe overspecialization (with its associated bureaucracy) in certain fields, I think they might say more about the positive feedback loop that can connect the classroom and the archive, the science lab and the lecture hall.

    Michael Roth: Virtuous Circle of Teaching and Research

  • Modern medicine, he believes, is all mobbed up, filled with ruthless drug companies, corrupt doctors with deep conflicts of interest, overspecialization, overreliance on machines, and impersonal care.

    Shock of Gray

  • Wesleyan had taken a stand against departments and the overspecialization of education in the late 1950s by creating the College of Letters and the College of Social Studies.

    Michael Roth: Universities in Crisis? From Compartmentalization to Collaboration

  • Critics contend that M.B.A. programs imbue their students with a dangerous overconfidence in data and financial models; that academic overspecialization keeps students ignorant of systemwide risks; and that programs treat ethics as an afterthought.

    B-School Backlash

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