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Fascinating and provocative, Ariely’s The Truth About Dishonesty is an insightful and brilliantly researched take on cheating, deception and willpower. Internationally bestselling author Ariely pulls no punches when it comes to home truths.
Previous titles PREDICTABLY IRRATIONAL and THE UPSIDE OF IRRATIONALITY have becomes classics in their field, revealing unexpected and astonishing traits that run through modern humankind. Now acclaimed behavioural economist Dan Ariely delves deeper into the dark and murky recesses of contemporary psychology, daring to ask the big questions: What makes us cheat? How and why do we rationalise deception of ourselves and other people, and make ourselves ‘wishfully blind' to the blindingly obvious? What affects our infuriatingly intangible willpower and how can we ‘catch’ the cheating bug from other bad apples? If you’ve ever wondered how a whole company can turn a blind eye to evident misdemeanours within their ranks, whether people are born dishonest and whether you can really be successful by being totally, brutally honest, then Dan has the answers, and many more.
|Number of Pages||408 Pages|
|Publication Year||2012 June|
|Authored By||Dan Ariely|
Dan Ariely is the James B. Duke Professor of Behavioral Economics at Duke University and the New York Times bestselling author of Predictably Irrational. Over the years, he has won numerous scientific awards and his work has been featured in leading scholarly journals in psychology, economics, neuro...View More
Dan Ariely is the James B. Duke Professor of Behavioral Economics at Duke University and the New York Times bestselling author of Predictably Irrational. Over the years, he has won numerous scientific awards and his work has been featured in leading scholarly journals in psychology, economics, neuroscience, medicine and business and in a variety of popular media outlets, including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the New Yorker, the Boston Globe, Scientific American and Science. He has appeared on CNN and CNBC and is a regular commentator on National Public Radio. He currently lives in Durham, North Carolina with his wife and two children.
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Aug 26, 2012
Aha! Here Dan Ariely brings a great read!We all are dishonest, in some sense!
Oct 17, 2013
OutstandingMind-blowing.... Have become a Dan Ariely Fan.. have ordered all his books from Flipkart..Quick Delivery. I ordered it to check out online purchase of books for the fist time on Flipkart, it turned out to be a very pleasant experience.
Linga Reddy Mandra
Jul 7, 2014
AppropriateAll of us are caught in the web of honesty and dishonesty, morality, sin and so on.Even golf players are not free from being dishonest. Some acts though dishonest are considered honest or are ignored as trivial. Drawing a moral line changes from person to person and from society to society. Its agood book, in that, the reader can place himself on the honesty meter. The book can be recommended for students at degree level as a text book.
Aug 19, 2012
Dan ariely's best workHeavy emphasis on dishonesty at a personal level and how it can slowly but surely creep into institutional structures.