The (honest) truth about dishonesty: how we lie to everyone - especially ourselves

By: Dan, Ariely
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York Harper collins 2012Description: xiii, 285 p.ISBN: 9780062183590Subject(s): Honesty | Truthfulness and falsehood | Busines and economics | Social HistoryDDC classification: 141 Summary: In HThe (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty,H Ariely applies his experimental approach to how we Hlie to everyone H especially ourselves.H The book discusses the powerful ways irrationality affects our lives, and it begins with a critique of those who think dishonesty is a result of a rational cost-benefit calculation. In a series of experiments, Ariely neatly shows that neither the size of the reward nor the probability of getting caught substantially affects the likelihood of dishonest behavior. The cost-benefit framework for understanding cheating just doesnHt pay off.(http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/book-review-the-honest-truth-about-dishonesty--by-dan-ariely/2012/08/10/4f1864e8-ab53-11e1-93e5-222602b337cd_story.html)
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In HThe (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty,H Ariely applies his experimental approach to how we Hlie to everyone H especially ourselves.H The book discusses the powerful ways irrationality affects our lives, and it begins with a critique of those who think dishonesty is a result of a rational cost-benefit calculation. In a series of experiments, Ariely neatly shows that neither the size of the reward nor the probability of getting caught substantially affects the likelihood of dishonest behavior. The cost-benefit framework for understanding cheating just doesnHt pay off.(http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/book-review-the-honest-truth-about-dishonesty--by-dan-ariely/2012/08/10/4f1864e8-ab53-11e1-93e5-222602b337cd_story.html)

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