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📒The Pygmalion Effect ✍ Victor I. Stoichita
✏The Pygmalion Effect Book Summary : Pygmalion's sculpture, which the gods endowed with life, marks, according to this book, perhaps the first instance in Western art of an image that exists on its own terms, rather than simply imitating something else. Stoichita delivers this image and its avatars from the shadow cast by art that merely replicates reality.
📒The Pygmalion Effect ✍ Jeremy Blanchette
✏The Pygmalion Effect Book Summary : The Pygmalion Effect takes place in the year 2104 CE when genetically-enhanced intelligence has split the world into two classes, the rich and the poor. The young protagonist, Corbin, lives on the burned out streets of Boston, barely scraping by for food and shelter. Through manipulation, infiltration, and pure genius, he must fight back against the system and try to dismantle a massive plot aimed at killing his people in an attempt to cleanse the world of all non-enhanced beings.
📒Pygmalion Effect A Manager S Introspection ✍ Shashank K
✏Pygmalion Effect a Manager s Introspection Book Summary : Every individual must know what makes them work hard to achieve their goals. It is not just money that makes people feel motivated, there are various other intrinsic and extrinsic factors that must be considered when we have to motivate others and ourselves. Various aspects of and different approaches to team motivation are explained in this book. Most managers do not realize the importance and need for motivation, but always expect the best from their team. The application of the Pygmalion Effect is never in practice, which would otherwise enhance the performance of an individual by simply putting faith and confidence in him or her. This book illustrates how this theory can be applied within organizations to achieve better results at the individual and team levels, eventually meeting organizational goals. In real life, it is usually seen that with a small failure, people tend to lose focus, interest and motivation to do something. It is hard to accept failure, erase it from memory or from a chapter of your life and move ahead. But there is no other way- you have to live your life so that you keep moving ahead. In this book, you will find some stories of success through failure of eminent individuals and also some inspiring stories. This book will change your views on motivation and unveil how crucial it is in life.
📒Organizational Influence Processes ✍ Lyman W. Porter
✏Organizational Influence Processes Book Summary : Now updated, this book provides an overview of the most important scholarly work related to the exercise of influence by individuals and groups within organizations. It features classic articles in the field as well as the latest cutting-edge research.
📒Pygmalion Effect ✍ Frederic P. Miller
✏Pygmalion Effect Book Summary : Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Pygmalion effect, or Rosenthal effect, refers to the phenomenon in which the greater the expectation placed upon people, often children or students and employees, the better they perform. The effect is named after Pygmalion, a Cypriot sculptor in a narrative by Ovid in Greek mythology, who fell in love with a female statue he had carved out of ivory. The Pygmalion effect is a form of self-fulfilling prophecy, and, in this respect, people with poor expectations internalize their negative label, and those with positive labels succeed accordingly. Within sociology, the effect is often cited with regards to education and social class. Robert Rosenthal and Lenore Jacobson (1968/1992) report and discuss the Pygmalion effect at length. In their study, they showed that if teachers were led to expect enhanced performance from some children, then the children did indeed show that enhancement.
📒Organizational Behavior ✍ O. Jeff Harris
✏Organizational Behavior Book Summary : Develop effective management skills with up-to-date theory and research! An effective understanding of workplace behavior requires a solid grounding in both principles and practice. Organizational Behavior provides both. This comprehensive textbook uses realistic case examples, self-tests, and plentiful tables and figures to illustrate the principles of organizational behavior. Each chapter begins by posing a difficult work situation, which may be a conflict, a problem with motivation, or an issue of diversity. Then it goes on to discuss the principles and theories that apply to the case, returning to it at times to see how various strategies work. The start-of-chapter problems catch students’interest, and the clear explications of theory give them the concepts they need to come up with innovative solutions. The classic areas of ethics, problem employees, motivation, conflict, and organizational culture are amply covered, but Organizational Behavior also deals with areas too often neglected, including: the physical atmosphere of the workplace the effects of new technologies on workers the pitfalls and opportunities of globalization diversity and multiculturalism in the workplace both informal and formal organizational structure workplace gossip and the office grapevine Organizational Behavior integrates theory with practice so that students learn to apply concepts to real-world problems. This comprehensive textbook, the second edition of Human Behavior at Work, also features discussion questions, additional cases, self-tests, and useful tables and figures. A teacher's manual with lecture notes and a test bank is also available.
📒Organizational Influence Processes ✍ Robert W. Allen
✏Organizational Influence Processes Book Summary : With more than two-thirds fresh material, this new updated edition of Organizational Influence Processes provides an overview of the most important scholarly work on topics related to the exercise of influence by individuals and groups within organizations. In selecting articles for inclusion the editors were guided by the conviction that the most useful and interesting way to view organizational influence is to take a directional approach - that is, to consider the process from the perspective of downward, lateral, and upward influence. They have organized the readings around this framework, preceded by an introductory group of articles dealing more generally with the nature of influence processes and power. The book includes both classic readings and the latest cutting edge research from some of the most respected experts writing in the field. It will be equally useful for any upper level undergraduate or graduate course concerned with organizational behavior, group behavior, leadership or power and politics.
📒The Power Of Yes ✍ Starr Cline
✏The Power of Yes Book Summary : You have within you the power to create. Creativity allows you to reach your potential, regardless your field of endeavor. Creativity embraces the way you think and feel. The question becomes, "What has to occur so that your creative juices can flow?" This book discusses the nature of the creative process and how establishing a positive environment is instrumental in revealing, identifying, and nurturing the talents and abilities you possess."Starr Cline's book provides a very comprehensive update of the most important concepts in the study of creativity. Educators and others interested in creativity and innovation today will find this book a valuable resource." Sidney J. Parnes Professor Emeritus, State University of Buffalo Founder of the Creative Studies Program "In The Power of Yes, Starr Cline has provided the fields of creativity and human development with a poignant contribution. Her work combines solid grounding in research in creativity and psychology with her years of significant professional experience. The book is rich with information about the role of creativity in striving for and reaching human potential. I am impressed with how the author addresses issues of human intelligence and makes them very palatable to the reader. It is a must read and an important guide for educators, concerned parents, as well as any other adults who realize that continued growth is an option we all have." Doris J. Shallcross, Ed.D. Professor Emerita, University of Massachusetts/Amherst Past President, Creative Education Foundation"Starr Cline's book The Power of Yes is for those who believe in the power of creativity, and those who want to believe in it. The book has the power to amaze and inspire with an incredible array of information about creativity and its importance in the full development of human potential." Dorothy Sisk Director of the Center for Creativity, Innovation and Leadership Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas
📒Pygmalion Effect ✍ Jesse Russell
✏Pygmalion Effect Book Summary : High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Pygmalion effect, or Rosenthal effect, refers to the phenomenon in which the greater the expectation placed upon people, often children or students and employees, the better they perform. The effect is named after Pygmalion, a Cypriot sculptor in a narrative by Ovid in Greek mythology, who fell in love with a female statue he had carved out of ivory.
📒Closing The Execution Gap ✍ Richard Lepsinger
✏Closing the Execution Gap Book Summary : Praise for Closing the Execution Gap "I got half way through the introduction and was hooked. The book's premise—strategic thinking used to be a leader's main focus but surprisingly that's not enough—gave me confidence that my efforts to drive execution are not in vain. Many of the challenges that Lepsinger describes are exactly what we are experiencing and Closing the Execution Gap gave me a way to organize my thinking into actions I will take at my company. I plan to buy copies for my entire team." Mark Miller President and CEO, New Horizons Worldwide "Closing the Execution Gap is quick hitting and current. Lepsinger's 'how to' style is easy to read and apply. The examples jumped out and kept me interested and I got value out of every chapter. Companies that are interested in developing managers will use this book the way I intend to use it—as a practical guide to effective execution." Bernard Flynn President and CEO, NJM Insurance Group "As compared to many leadership books, I found Closing the Execution Gap to be refreshingly practical. I advise the reader to have their yellow highlighter at the ready. I especially liked the forthright analysis and recommendations that came with the author's look at the critical area of accountability." Harold Scharlatt Design and Delivery Manager, Center for Creative Leadership "Closing the Execution Gap has excellent information and insights that are well connected to meaningful bodies of research. Lepsinger hones in on tangible, real-world problems that many leaders will recognize and then offers practical solutions.?Line managers and Learning and Development professionals will find this book of interest because it captures the critical concepts that make an organization and its people successful." Craig DinsellEVP and Head of Human Resources, Oppenheimer Funds, Inc.