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Amazing decisions
the illustrated guide to improving business deals and family meals
Verfasserangabe: Dan Ariel; illustrated by Matt R. Trower
Jahr: 2019
Verlag: New York, Hill and Wang, a division of Farrar, Straus and G
Mediengruppe: Buch
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Dan Ariely, the New York Times bestselling author of Predictably Irrational, and illustrator Matt R. Trower present a playful graphic novel guide to better decision-making, based on the author’s groundbreaking research in behavioral economics, neuroscience, and psychology.
 
The internationally renowned author Dan Ariely is known for his incisive investigations into the messy business of decision-making. Now, in Amazing Decisions, his unique perspectiveâ€"informed by behavioral economics, neuroscience, and psychologyâ€"comes alive in the graphic form. The illustrator Matt R. Trower’s playful and expressive artwork captures the lessons of Ariely’s groundbreaking research as they explore the essential question: How can we make better decisions?
 
Amazing Decisions follows the narrator, Adam, as he faces the daily barrage of choices and deliberations. He juggles two overlappingâ€"and often contradictoryâ€"sets of norms: social norms and market norms. These norms inform our thinking in ways we often don’t notice, just as Adam is shadowed by the “market fairy” and the “social fairy,” each compelling him to act in certain ways. Good decision-making, Ariely argues, requires us to identify and evaluate the forces at play under different circumstances, leading to an optimal outcome. Amazing Decisions is a fascinating and entertaining guide to developing skills that will prove invaluable in personal and professional life.
 
Contents
Two different worlds -- Getting personal -- The gift that gives -- Putting ideas to work -- Willingness to work and marketplace motivation -- Going to the market and back again -- Feeling complete -- Big deals -- Running with it -- Extras -- Works cited -- Recommended reading -- Acknowledgments.
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VerfasserInnenangabe: Dan Ariel; illustrated by Matt R. Trower
Jahr: 2019
Verlag: New York, Hill and Wang, a division of Farrar, Straus and G
Systematik: PI.HLP, FS.E
Interessenkreis: Englisch [Sprache]
ISBN: 978-0-374-10376-7
2. ISBN: 0-374-10376-3
Beschreibung: First Edition, 209 Seiten : überwiegend Illustrationen
Sprache: eng
Fußnote: Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-208).- Text englisch
Mediengruppe: Buch