19. Herding: Come On And Listen…Everyone Else Is Doing It: A Behavioral Economics Foundations Episode
Herding is the topic of today’s behavioral economics podcast foundations episode. This concept is similar to the way animals herd and for many of the same reasons. For safety, being in the center of the herd offers protection from predators. There is also an assumption that if everyone is running in the same direction they must know where they are going. During this episode I will give examples of how to use herding to your advantage in business, and how herding can go terribly wrong.