Corruption Conundrum and Other Paradoxes and Dilemmas
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Corruption Conundrum and Other Paradoxes and Dilemmas  (English, Hardcover, R RAGHUNATHAN,)

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  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Penguin Books India Pvt Ltd
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • ISBN: 9780670083565, 0670083569
  • Pages: 232
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    How can you be ‘a well-known secret agent’? Why is ‘the only voting method that isn’t flawed a dictatorship’? How is it that ‘Corruption is universally disapproved of, and yet universally practised’? The PBI - World of dilemmas and paradoxes touch our lives on a regular basis.In The Corruption Conundrum and Other Paradoxes and Dilemmas, V. Raghunathan, the author of the best-seller Games PBI - Indians Play, shares the charms of some of the more interesting examples allowing us to delight in the excitement, mystery, confusion, exasperation and that occasional flash of clarity and enlightenment often experienced when the PBI - World of paradoxes and dilemmas hits our own.The book takes the reader through some of the fascinating illustrations, classical and well known as well as the less common examples, in the field of management, finance and work life.Can two positives make a negative? Sample a charming little paradox discussed in the book—the blackmail paradox. ‘It is perfectly legal if you gossip, reveal or threaten to reveal somebody’s secret (unless of course you are bound by a non-disclosure agreement). It is also perfectly legal to ask that somebody for some money. But if you undertake a combination of the two acts, each perfectly legal by itself, with respect to somebody, well you are a criminal, a blackmailer!’Following the same easy, readable style of his previous best-seller, Games PBI - Indians Play, this new book should make absorbing reading and will certainly make you more curious about the PBI - World that surrounds us.
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    • Penguin Books India
    Publication Year
    • February
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    • 30 mm
    Height
    • 200 mm
    Length
    • 130 mm
    Depth
    • 0.98 inch
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    Are you in dilemma whether to buy this ??

    you can definitely stretch you hands to order it!
    the book is written very well that you would stop at every page and feel whatever said was absolutely true
    The book was written from a game theory perspective and it discusses how to resolve the common dilemmas in our day to day life
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