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Published: Feb 07 , 2019
Author: Stephen White
Firstly a definition: Deception is an act or statement which misleads, hides the truth, or promotes a belief, concept, or idea that is not true. Commercial negotiators do it all the time, normally without qualms. Buyers imply that a rival supplier has offered a lower price than yours. Sellers indicate that their goods are in short supply. Sometimes the deception in negotiation works but often it is treated sceptically and as a result, trust is eroded between the parties, obviously not good in any relationship, long or short. So deception does matter.
Published: Dec 17 , 2015
Author: Alan Smith
Is there a difference between telling lies or just being misleading? I guess lying, rather like beauty, may be in the eye of the beholder. "I want you to listen to me. I'm going to say this again - I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky." Was this the most blatant lie in modern times? ...