Game Theory at Work: How to Use Game Theory to Outthink and Outmaneuvar Your Competition

Hardcover | April 3, 2003

byJames Miller

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An easy-to-follow, non-technical approach to using game theory in every business battle

Game theory has become entrenched in today's business world. It has also often required oppressive and incomprehensible mathematics. Game Theory at Work steers around math and pedagogy to make this innovative tool accessible to a larger audience and allow all levels of business to use it to both improve decision-making skills and eliminate potentially lethal uncertainty.

This proven tool requires everyone in an organization to look at the competition, guage his or her own responses to their actions, and then establish an appropriate strategy. Game Theory at Work will help business leaders at all levels improve their overall performance in:

  • Negotiating
  • Decision making
  • Establishing strategic alliances
  • Marketing
  • Positioning
  • Branding
  • Pricing

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An easy-to-follow, non-technical approach to using game theory in every business battleGame theory has become entrenched in today's business world. It has also often required oppressive and incomprehensible mathematics. Game Theory at Work steers around math and pedagogy to make this innovative tool accessible to a larger audience and ...

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Easy-to-Follow Strategies for Using Game Theory to Grab the Upper Hand in Every Business BattleGame theory--the study of how competitors act, react, and interact in the strategic pursuit of their own self-interest--has become an essential competitive tool in today's business arena. Game Theory at Work provides examples of how businessp...

James Miller, Ph.D., J.D. is assistant professor of economics at Smith College. Dr. Miller has written over fifty articles on diverse topics from game theory to Greek Mythology, e-commerce, and military strategy.  His work has appeared in popular and professional resources including the Orlando Sentinel, The Weekly Standard, Internatio...

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Format:HardcoverPublished:April 3, 2003Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071400206

ISBN - 13:9780071400206

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