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Lie and Lying: Definition, Detection and Role in Management


  • Marija Karacic


Lie and lying are a part of daily life as well as management The shortest definition of lying would be harming other person by deceiving them intentionally. We can detect lying by different communication channels: volume, talking speed, articulation, eye gaze, gesticulation, face expressions and other clues. Conclusions made on the ground of only one clue can often be deceiving. Thus it is necessary to take into account several clues at once and seek inconsistencies among them. Some authors assert that lie and lying in management are just a part of the game while others say that the two should not be a part of management in any case.

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  • Marija Karacic, 2009. "Lie and Lying: Definition, Detection and Role in Management," Management, University of Primorska, Faculty of Management Koper, vol. 4(1), pages 71-83.
  • Handle: RePEc:mgt:youmng:v:4:y:2009:i:1:p:071-083

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