Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life download free [PDF and Ebook] by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life download free [PDF and Ebook] by Nassim Nicholas Taleb year 2019
  • Book name: Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life
  • Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  • Release date: 2019/1/13
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Reference
  • ISBN: 9780141982656
  • Rating: 7.21 of 10
  • Votes: 495
  • Review by: Kassandra Mott
  • Review rating: 7.47 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/27
  • Total pages: 304
  • Includes a PDF summary of 28 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: THE TOP TEN BESTSELLER From the bestselling author of The Black Swan, a bold book that challenges many of our long-held beliefs about risk and reward, politics and religion, finance and personal responsibilityWhy should we never listen to people who explain rather than do? Why do companies go bust? How is it that we have more slaves today than in Roman times? Why does imposing democracy on other countries never work? The answer: too many people running the world don't have skin in the game. In his inimitable, pugnacious style, Nassim Nicholas Taleb shows that skin in the game applies to all aspects of our lives. It's about having something to lose and taking a risk. Citizens, lab experimenters, artisans, political activists and hedge fund traders all have skin in the game. Policy wonks, corporate executives, theoreticians, bankers and most journalists don't.As Taleb says, 'The symmetry of skin in the game is a simple rule that's necessary for fairness and justice, and the ultimate BS-buster,' and 'Never trust anyone who doesn't have skin in the game. Without it, fools and crooks will benefit, and their mistakes will never come back to haunt them'.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 18H44M47S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Popular Philosophy, Management Decision Making, Macroeconomics, Management: Leadership & Motivation, Social & Political Philosophy, Popular Psychology, Risk Assessment, Psychology, Decision Theory: General
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 11.72 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198mm
  • Weight: Not Available
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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