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The Art of Strategy: A Game Theorist's Guide to Success in Business and Life
     

The Art of Strategy: A Game Theorist's Guide to Success in Business and Life

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by Avinash K. Dixit, Barry J. Nalebuff
 

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ISBN-10: 0393337170

ISBN-13: 9780393337174

Pub. Date: 01/04/2010

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

“I am hard pressed to think of another book that can match the combination of practical insights and reading enjoyment.”—Steven Levitt
Game theory means rigorous strategic thinking. It’s the art of anticipating your opponent’s next moves, knowing full well that your rival is trying to do the same thing to you. Though parts of game

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“I am hard pressed to think of another book that can match the combination of practical insights and reading enjoyment.”—Steven Levitt
Game theory means rigorous strategic thinking. It’s the art of anticipating your opponent’s next moves, knowing full well that your rival is trying to do the same thing to you. Though parts of game theory involve simple common sense, much is counterintuitive, and it can only be mastered by developing a new way of seeing the world. Using a diverse array of rich case studies—from pop culture, TV, movies, sports, politics, and history—the authors show how nearly every business and personal interaction has a game-theory component to it. Mastering game theory will make you more successful in business and life, and this lively book is the key to that mastery.

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ISBN-13:
9780393337174
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
01/04/2010
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
55,294
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.00(d)

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Art of Strategy 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 25 reviews.
slamSL More than 1 year ago
A comprehensive text geared toward the non-specialists on game theory. It is delivered clearly, coherently and entertainingly, devoid of much math and jargon. The scope of the book is comprehensive, from gambling, dueling, incentivization, etc. The Art of Strategy is not light reading, but it is intriguing. It is not a book that can be read casually but it pays high dividends to those who are willing to go through the book with care. With this book, the authors have demonstated the applicability of game theory in many mainstream issues. By looking forward and reasoning backward, as espoused by the authors, I believe this book will make any reader a better player in the game of life.
Decartes More than 1 year ago
This is a good book but isn't written as clearly as I would prefer as a reader. There are portions of the book that would be simplified to get a point across. Also, some of the communication style used in the book glosses over the point. It is like mining, you have to dig through the author's style to get to the nuggets of gold.
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