The Pygmalion Effect
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📒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.
📒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.
📒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 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 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.
📒Motivating The Salesforce ✍ Mohammed S. Chowdhury
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📒Elsevier S Dictionary Of Psychological Theories ✍ J.E. Roeckelein
✏Elsevier s Dictionary of Psychological Theories Book Summary : In attempting to understand and explain various behaviour, events, and phenomena in their field, psychologists have developed and enunciated an enormous number of ‘best guesses’ or theories concerning the phenomenon in question. Such theories involve speculations and statements that range on a potency continuum from ‘strong’ to ‘weak’. The term theory, itself, has been conceived of in various ways in the psychological literature. In the present dictionary, the strategy of lumping together all the various traditional descriptive labels regarding psychologists ‘best guesses’ under the single descriptive term theory has been adopted. The descriptive labels of principle, law, theory, model, paradigm, effect, hypothesis and doctrine are attached to many of the entries, and all such descriptive labels are subsumed under the umbrella term theory. The title of this dictionary emphasizes the term theory (implying both strong and weak best guesses) and is a way of indication, overall, the contents of this comprehensive dictionary in a parsimonious and felicitous fashion. The dictionary will contain approximately 2,000 terms covering the origination, development, and evolution of various psychological concepts, as well as the historical definition, analysis, and criticisms of psychological concepts. Terms and definitions are in English. *Contains over 2,000 terms covering the origination, development and evolution of various psychological concepts *Covers a wide span of theories, from auditory, cognitive tactile and visual to humor and imagery *An essential resource for psychologists needing a single-source quick reference
📒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.
📒Teachers Awareness Of The Pygmalion Effect ✍ Daniel Hickey
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📒The Power Of The Pygmalion Effect ✍ Ulrich Boser
✏The Power of the Pygmalion Effect Book Summary : People do better when more is expected of them. In education circles, this is called the Pygmalion Effect. It has been demonstrated in study after study, and the results can sometimes be quite significant. In one research project, for instance, teacher expectations of a pre-schooler's ability was a robust predictor of the child's high school GPA. Raising student expectations has been in the news a lot recently as part of a larger conversation about improving learning outcomes. Most notably, a group of states have developed the Common Core State Standards, which go a long way toward establishing higher standards by setting out what students should know and be able to accomplish in reading and math. More than 40 states have adopted the standards so far. Recently, however, there has been a great deal of political pushback against them; a number of states, including Oklahoma, recently abandoned the reform effort. To look at the issue of expectations more closely, researchers analyzed the National Center for Education Statistics' Education Longitudinal Study, or ELS, which followed the progression of a nationally representative sample of 10th grade students from 2002 to 2012. The ELS has a longitudinal design, which allows researchers to link teacher expectations to individual student data collected up to 10 years later. For some findings, researchers conducted a logistic regression of students' actual academic outcomes on teachers' expectations. In other areas, researchers reported simple frequencies. The study showed the following: (1) High school students whose teachers have higher expectations about their future success are far more likely to graduate from college; (2) Secondary teachers have lower expectations for students of color and students from disadvantaged backgrounds; and (3) College-preparation programs and other factors that support higher expectations are significant predictors of college graduation rates. These findings build on a large body of research on the power of expectations.