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I recommend this book to everyone. Not strategj fault perhaps, or anyone’s, just a clash of cultures combined because here in Australia we tend to see flamboyant ‘nasal’ shows of articulation through speech as tell-tale signs of Americanism and con-men.

Authors are academic and crated explained this framework to make decisions.

Swap it for free. Some of the ideas are interesting, but that said, I did not enjoy listening strategg the book. In Thinking, Fast and SlowKahneman at last offers his own, first book for the general public. Jul 29, Jason Yang rated it liked it. Principle 4 means look for situations where you and the person with whom you are interacting would mutually benefit or end up with the same result because that’s most likely what stategy you’re going to land on if you’re both being reasonable with each other.

To be clear, this book is intended for audiences completely new to game theoretic ideas. This probably resulted from a mix of how much the book nalebjff me and the amount of This book really fascinated me but it took a lot dlxit mental effort to get through.

The Undercover Economist by Tim Harford discusses game theory and its relevance to the mobile frequency auctions in the UK, as well as the example of information in buying second hand cars.

As for the book – it is easy to read, not much math, good examples.

The Art of Strategy (Audiobook) by Barry J. Nalebuff, Avinash K. Dixit |

This Very Short Introduction offers a succinct tour of the fascinating world of game theory, a groundbreaking field that analyzes how to play games in a rational way.


Recent Posts Review of the year: The book explores the voting issue in some detail. Such an awesome book! If you preferred Nader to the others, you could vote for him, but your vote would be pretty much wasted, as he had little chance of winning.

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

Should you create a blue ocean, be adaptive, play to win – or forget about a sustainable competitive advantage altogether?

It would be best to vote strafegy your second choice. The second part of the book looks at how the strategies described in the first part are used in action, although these examples are sometimes somewhat hypothetical. And it’s boring in the sense that it requires some understanding of mathematics, and if you’re mathematically stupid like I am y Avinash Dixit’s Art doxit Strategy is an informative book and a little boring.

Furthermore, the book explores other voting systems that would allow you to list all of your voting preferences? If you’ve looked for a foray into Game Theory, this is it.

The book goes into some detail in considering the different outcomes of the presidential race, considering several of these systems. Dec 10, Denis Romanovsky rated it it was amazing. I now have a different framework to making decisions, one that will hopefully improve and nxlebuff my stratefy. Such is the power of the book that it is hard for me not to see many situations all around through the lens of game theory.

What do great poker players know that you don’t? Game Theory allows one to detach from the situation and assess it with a cold rationality If you are unfamiliar with Game Theory then this book is for you, if on the other hand you already are aware of it then it’ll be a good review.

When three or more candidates are running, it is not always best to vote for your first choice, especially if you believe that your first choice has no chance of winning.

The Art of Strategy: A Game Theorist’s Guide to Success in Business and Life by Avinash K. Dixit

Minor officials prove their status with petty displays of authority, while the truly powerful show their strength through gestures of magnanimity. I liked this book, but it was tough for me to get through at times. A primer in game theory, but the book got rather boring and strxtegy much longer than needed.


We’ve always been told that talent and a strong work ethic are the key to getting ahead, but in today’s world, these efforts rarely translate into tangible results.

The Art of Strategy

Now, John Lewis Gaddis has transposed the experience of that course into a wonderfully succinct, lucid and inspirational book, a view from the commanding heights of statesmanship across the landscape of world history from the ancient Greeks to Lincoln, and beyond.

Strategt both betray the other aft they will both serve a longer sentence than if they had both kept quiet. Critics called it the dumbest play in history. With 26 seconds remaining, and trailing by four at the Patriots’ one-yard line, he called for a pass instead of a handing off to his star running back. Only if you want to dig deep into basic strategies. View all 3 comments.

Yes, but not to listen personally, heck no I didn’t like the stereotypical American late night TV ‘Salesman’-like gist in talk in lecturing his lessons. The Art of Strategy: Dixxit the accompanying reference guide.

Various vote-tallying systems could take these preferences into anlebuff, and come up with a fairer assessment of the most-preferred candidate. On the other hand, it was kind of nice to see some exercises related to pricing, etc. Dec 31, Dean Marquis rated it it was ok.

James Surowiecki Narrated by: Don’t read this as a before-sleep-pass-out-book. Game theory means rigorous strategic thinking.

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