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Book Reviews Other Reviews Driven: How Human Nature Our Choices. Shapes Paul R. Lawrence and Nitin San Francisco: Nohria, Jossey- 2002. 315 $16.95. Bass, pp. This is a bold and book. because it dares a the- Bold, bracing of human nature on which a unified of ory understanding human behavior can be built. because it commits Bracing, to ideas about what it is to be human and strongly particular about how best to live a human life. It is not a book for the or for the credulous. The Paul faint-hearted, authors, and Nitin written a Lawrence have book for Nohria, say they and interested in out more about "anyone everyone finding their own nature as humans and the ultimate motives behind the choices and those around them make they (p. everyday" At the have written a book for and xxii). least, they anyone who dare and is to rumble. welcomes a everyone ready The book makes two our has First, big arguments. species evolved four drives that alone and in combination all guide and behavior: (1) the drive to thought, feeling, acquire objects and that our status relative to others; (2) experiences improve to bond with in the drive others http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Administrative Science Quarterly SAGE

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Publisher
SAGE
Copyright
© 2003 Johnson Graduate School, Cornell University
ISSN
0001-8392
eISSN
1930-3815
DOI
10.2307/3556683
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Other Reviews Driven: How Human Nature Our Choices. Shapes Paul R. Lawrence and Nitin San Francisco: Nohria, Jossey- 2002. 315 $16.95. Bass, pp. This is a bold and book. because it dares a the- Bold, bracing of human nature on which a unified of ory understanding human behavior can be built. because it commits Bracing, to ideas about what it is to be human and strongly particular about how best to live a human life. It is not a book for the or for the credulous. The Paul faint-hearted, authors, and Nitin written a Lawrence have book for Nohria, say they and interested in out more about "anyone everyone finding their own nature as humans and the ultimate motives behind the choices and those around them make they (p. everyday" At the have written a book for and xxii). least, they anyone who dare and is to rumble. welcomes a everyone ready The book makes two our has First, big arguments. species evolved four drives that alone and in combination all guide and behavior: (1) the drive to thought, feeling, acquire objects and that our status relative to others; (2) experiences improve to bond with in the drive others

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Administrative Science QuarterlySAGE

Published: Sep 1, 2003

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