The Upside of Irrationality

The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at Home

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Behavioral economist and New York Times bestselling author of Predictably Irrational Dan Ariely returns to offer a much-needed take on the irrational decisions that influence our dating lives, our workplace experiences, and our general behaviour, up ... Continua
Ha scritto il 07/04/13
Having read the Predictably Irrational, I have had certain expectation on how this book would be like. However, contrary to what I expected, maybe due to my reading the former a year ago, the author has used another approach to reveal the ...Continua
Ha scritto il 27/10/12
Not as satisfying as the first book, but still a wonderful read! Maybe this is too optimistic compare to the first book. In conclusion, great book to read!
Ha scritto il 09/09/12
Life must be one big experiment to Ariely, who vividely describes some of these experiments in this book. You might have heard what big bonuses don't work (or have an inverse relationship with performance, for mechanical work that is). In this book ...Continua
Ha scritto il 14/07/12
Overall the book isn't all that informative or revealing. It just feels like an extension of his previous book Predictably Irrational. The only fresh element is his personal account of his hospitalization experience, which is a grueling tale ...Continua
Ha scritto il 05/11/11
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1. Paying people high bonuses can result in high performance when it comes to simple mechancial tasks, but the opposie can happen when you ask them to use their brains. 2. Impart meaning to work can increase job satisfaction and productivity. 3.1. ...Continua
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