The Resource Sway : the irresistible pull of irrational behavior, Ori Brafman, Rom Brafman, (eaudio)

Sway : the irresistible pull of irrational behavior, Ori Brafman, Rom Brafman, (eaudio)

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Sway : the irresistible pull of irrational behavior
Title
Sway
Title remainder
the irresistible pull of irrational behavior
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Ori Brafman, Rom Brafman
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Language
eng
Summary
Like the bestselling Blink and Freakonomics, this lively narrative is a fresh view of the world, explaining the previously inexplicable and revealing hidden influences on human decision-making. A Harvard Business School student pays over $200 for a $20 bill. Washington, DC, commuters ignore a free subway concert by a violin prodigy. A veteran airline pilot attempts to take off without control tower clearance and collides with another plane on the runway. Why do we do the wildly irrational things we sometimes do? Drawing on cutting-edge research from the fields of social psychology, behavioral economics, and organizational behavior, brothers Ori and Rom Brafman reveal the dynamic forces that act on us repeatedly over time, affecting nearly every aspect of our personal and business lives. They show how we are sabotaged by loss aversion (going to great lengths to avoid perceived losses), the diagnosis bias (ignoring evidence that contradicts our initial take on a person or situation), and commitment (even when a plan isn't working, we are reluctant to change course). Weaving together colorful stories - about dot-com millionaires, game show audiences, NBA coaches, and the US Supreme Court - tours the flip side of reason and points us toward a more rational life
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technical information on music
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Midwest
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Brafman, Ori
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Read by John Apicella
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  • Brafman, Rom
  • Apicella, John
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  • Thought and thinking
  • Rationalism
  • Irrationalism (Philosophy)
  • Errors
  • Conduct of life
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adult
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Sway : the irresistible pull of irrational behavior, Ori Brafman, Rom Brafman, (eaudio)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (4hr., 45 min.))
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781598876307
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MWT11419112
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11419112
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Label
Sway : the irresistible pull of irrational behavior, Ori Brafman, Rom Brafman, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
Color
not applicable
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unknown
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (4hr., 45 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781598876307
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11419112
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11419112
System control number
MWT11419112
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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