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The Resource Payoff : the hidden logic that shapes our motivations, Dan Ariely ; illustrations by Matt R. Trower

Payoff : the hidden logic that shapes our motivations, Dan Ariely ; illustrations by Matt R. Trower

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Payoff : the hidden logic that shapes our motivations
Title
Payoff
Title remainder
the hidden logic that shapes our motivations
Statement of responsibility
Dan Ariely ; illustrations by Matt R. Trower
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Contributor
Author
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Payoff investigates the true nature of motivation, our partial blindness to the way it works, and how we can bridge this gap. With studies that range from Intel to a kindergarten classroom, Ariely digs deep to find the root of motivation--how it works and how we can use this knowledge to approach important choices in our own lives. Along the way, he explores intriguing questions such as: Can giving employees bonuses harm productivity? Why is trust so crucial for successful motivation? What are our misconceptions about how to value our work? How does your sense of your mortality impact your motivation?"--Baker & Taylor
Cataloging source
JAI
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Ariely, Dan
Dewey number
658.3/14
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HF5549.5.M63
LC item number
A74 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Trower, Matt R.
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  • Employee motivation
  • Incentive (Psychology)
  • Motivation (Psychology)
  • Economics
  • PSYCHOLOGY / Applied Psychology
  • PSYCHOLOGY / Social Psychology
  • SELF-HELP / Personal Growth / Success
  • Economics
  • Employee motivation
  • Incentive (Psychology)
  • Motivation (Psychology)
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Payoff : the hidden logic that shapes our motivations, Dan Ariely ; illustrations by Matt R. Trower
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"Portions of this book have been adapted from Predictably irrational: the hidden forces that shape our decisions (New York: HarperCollins, 2009); The upside of irrationality: the unexpected benefits of defying logic at work and home (New York: HarperCollins, 2010); and Dan Ariely's October 2012 TED Talk, "What makes us feel good about our eork?" -- Verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 108-109)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: From tragedy to meaning and motivation: on the complexity of motivation, and a personal story -- How to destroy motivation, or: Work as a prison movie: why it's astonishingly easy to demotivate someone -- The joy of (even thinking that we are) making something: on our deep attachment to our own ideas and creations -- Money is from Mars, pizza is from Venus, and compliments are from Jupiter: why money matters far less than we think -- On death, relationships, and meaning: the crazy urge for symbolic immortality, and how love conquers all -- Epilogue: The answer to the ultimate question: the mystery of motivation, in summary
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
First TED Books hardcover edition.
Extent
103 pages
Isbn
9781501120046
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn962037585
  • (OCoLC)962037585
Label
Payoff : the hidden logic that shapes our motivations, Dan Ariely ; illustrations by Matt R. Trower
Publication
Note
"Portions of this book have been adapted from Predictably irrational: the hidden forces that shape our decisions (New York: HarperCollins, 2009); The upside of irrationality: the unexpected benefits of defying logic at work and home (New York: HarperCollins, 2010); and Dan Ariely's October 2012 TED Talk, "What makes us feel good about our eork?" -- Verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 108-109)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: From tragedy to meaning and motivation: on the complexity of motivation, and a personal story -- How to destroy motivation, or: Work as a prison movie: why it's astonishingly easy to demotivate someone -- The joy of (even thinking that we are) making something: on our deep attachment to our own ideas and creations -- Money is from Mars, pizza is from Venus, and compliments are from Jupiter: why money matters far less than we think -- On death, relationships, and meaning: the crazy urge for symbolic immortality, and how love conquers all -- Epilogue: The answer to the ultimate question: the mystery of motivation, in summary
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
First TED Books hardcover edition.
Extent
103 pages
Isbn
9781501120046
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn962037585
  • (OCoLC)962037585

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