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

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Mastering game theory will make you more successful in business and life, and this lively book is the key to that mastery. W. W. 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. I am hard pressed to think of another book that can match the combination of practical insights and reading enjoyment.

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Thinking Strategically: The Competitive Edge in Business, Politics, and Everyday Life Norton Paperback

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - This entertaining guide builds on scores of case studies taken from business, politics, the movies, sports, and gambling. The international bestseller―don't compete without it! a major bestseller in Japan, Book-of-the-Month Club bestseller, Financial Times Top Ten book of the year, and required reading at the best business schools, Thinking Strategically is a crash course in outmaneuvering any rival.

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The Joy of Game Theory: An Introduction to Strategic Thinking

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - W w norton Company. You'll learn how to negotiate better by making your threats credible, sometimes limiting options or burning bridges, and thinking about new ways to create better outcomes. As these goals indicate, game theory is about more than board games and gambling. Game theory is a beautiful subject and this book will teach you how to understand the theory and practically implement solutions through a series of stories and the aid of over 30 illustrations.

This book has two primary objectives. 1 to help you recognize strategic games, like the Prisoner's Dilemma, the Game of Chicken, Bertrand Duopoly, Hotelling's Game, and Mutually Assured Destruction.2 to show you how to make better decisions and change the game, a powerful concept that can transform no-win situations into mutually beneficial outcomes.

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. Articles from game theory tuesdays have been referenced in The Freakonomics Blog, Yahoo Finance, and CNN. Com.

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The Wisdom of Crowds

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With boundless erudition and in delightfully clear prose, select our leaders, artificial intelligence, military history, psychology, ant biology, Surowiecki ranges across fields as diverse as popular culture, run our companies, behavioral economics, and politics to show how this simple idea offers important lessons for how we live our lives, and think about our world.

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Game Theory 101: The Complete Textbook

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Co-Opetition

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Currency Doubleday #ad - Formulating strategies based on game theory, authors Brandenburger and Nalebuff created a book that's insightful and instructive for managers eager to move their companies into a new mind set. Now available in paperback, with an all new Reader's guide, The New York Times and Business Week bestseller Co-opetition revolutionized the game of business.

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Strategy and the Business Landscape 3rd Edition

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Pearson #ad - W w norton Company. Key benefit: strategy and the business Landscape is based on contemporary research in the field of strategy and adopts a value-focused, firm-centered perspective that promotes an analytical approach to strategy. The wisdom of Crowds by James Surowiecki. Key topics: origins of strategy, anticipating competitive dynamics, sustaining superior performance, mapping the business landscape, creating competitive advantage, and choosing a corporate scope.

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Game Theory: An Introduction

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Princeton University Press #ad - Throughout, concepts and methods are explained using real-world examples backed by precise analytic material. The book features many important applications to economics and political science, as well as numerous exercises that focus on how to formalize informal situations and then analyze them. He covers a host of topics, including multistage and repeated games, auctions, rent-seeking games, reputation building, signaling games, mechanism design, bargaining theory, and information transmission games.

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This comprehensive textbook introduces readers to the principal ideas and applications of game theory, in a style that combines rigor with accessibility. Princeton University Press.

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Managerial Economics: Concepts and Principles Managerial Economics Collection

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. Finally, the text considers market regulation in terms of the generic problems that create the need for regulation and possible remedies for those problems. Used book in Good Condition. The reader will gain a better understanding of why businesses and markets function as they do and how those institutions can function better.

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Theory of Games and Economic Behavior: 60th Anniversary Commemorative Edition Princeton Classic Editions

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Princeton University Press #ad - Princeton University Press. Not only would this revolutionize economics, but the entirely new field of scientific inquiry it yielded--game theory--has since been widely used to analyze a host of real-world phenomena from arms races to optimal policy choices of presidential candidates, from vaccination policy to major league baseball salary negotiations.

In it, john von neumann and oskar Morgenstern conceived a groundbreaking mathematical theory of economic and social organization, based on a theory of games of strategy. Used book in Good Condition. What began more than sixty years ago as a modest proposal that a mathematician and an economist write a short paper together blossomed, in 1944, when Princeton University Press published Theory of Games and Economic Behavior.

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And it is today established throughout both the social sciences and a wide range of other sciences. Together, these writings provide readers a matchless opportunity to more fully appreciate a work whose influence will yet resound for generations to come.

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Markets, Mobs, and Mayhem: A Modern Look at the Madness of Crowds

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Championing the causes of individuality and common sense, Markets, Mobs & Mayhem offers real wisdom for investors who want to keep their wits when everyone else is losing theirs. Explaining how crowd psychology creates market bubbles and irrational exuberance, to the Dutch tulip craze of the seventeenth century, Menschel mines world history—from the rise of the Nazis in Germany, to the fanatical love of brands, to America’s 1990s Internet bubble—to reveal how the behavior of crowds negatively affects the business world.

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