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

Author: Dan Ariely
Publisher: New York : Harper, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ariely challenges our preconceptions about dishonesty-- we all cheat, whether it's copying a paper in the classroom, or white lies on our expense accounts. He explores how unethical behavior works in the personal, professional, and political worlds, and how it affects all of use, even as we think of ourselves as having high moral standards.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ariely, Dan.
Honest truth about dishonesty.
New York : Harper, 2012
(DLC) 2012015990
(OCoLC)757484553
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Ariely
ISBN: 9780062183620 0062183621
OCLC Number: 797158813
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: Why is dishonesty so interesting? --
Testing the simple model of rational crime (SMORC) --
Fun with the fudge factor --
Golf --
Blinded by our own motivations --
Why we blow it when we're tired --
Why wearing fakes makes us cheat more --
Cheating ourselves --
Creativity and dishonesty: we are all storytellers --
Cheating as an infection: how we catch the dishonesty germ --
Collaborative cheating: why two heads aren't necessarily better than one --
A semioptimistic ending: people don't cheat enough!
Responsibility: by Dan Ariely.
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Ariely challenges our preconceptions about dishonesty-- we all cheat, whether it's copying a paper in the classroom, or white lies on our expense accounts. He explores how unethical behavior works in the personal, professional, and political worlds, and how it affects all of use, even as we think of ourselves as having high moral standards.

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