Personal Styles & Effective Performance
Tens of thousands of professionals have attended David W. Merrill's acclaimed "Style Awareness Workshops" The goal: improvement of interpersonal effectiveness skills-inspiring better communication, improved productivity, and a more harmonious working environment.
Students preparing for business, management, or sales careers can also benefit from Merrill's techniques, presented in Personal Styles & Effective Performance.
Merrill's approach emphasizes the interrelationships between behavior and social style-encouraging students to consider how their own actions influence responsiveness from others.
Those actions tend to be rooted in one of four primary social styles: Analytical, Amiable, Driving, and Expressive-which readers are invited to compare and contrast with their own styles, as a starting point for potential improvement.
First published in 1981, Personal Styles & Effective Performance continues to be a popular resource for the self-improvement minded. By learning its lessons now, tomorrow's business professionals can have the edge in interpersonal effectiveness-one of the most important facets of a successful career.
Mit mondanak mások - Írjon ismertetőt
Nem találtunk ismertetőket a szokott helyeken.
Setting the Scene
Looking at It Objectively
Your Style and Other Styles
The Extra Dimension
Putting Versatility into Social Style
Style at Work
Style in the Community and at Home
A Perspective on Style
The Social Style Profile
ability accept achieve adjectives Amiable style approach asser assertiveness and responsiveness avoid Barbara Walters Basil Rathbone become behave behavioral preferences Bernie Bob Weiskopf Bob's cause Charlie clients comfortable conflict create deal decisions defensive describe develop dimension discuss display Driver Driving style Edith Bunker effectively effort emotional endorsement example Expressive style fact factor analysis feedback skills feel four styles Fred Gayle goals growth action habit Hadley ideas Impact Score individual interaction interpersonal relationships Jean Stapleton less assertive listen look Nick nonproductive objective observe opinions organization partner patterns positive predict probably productive quadrant quartile react reaction recognize Robin Williams Sarah satility scale sion Social Style Profile someone specific STYLE CLASHES style differences success suggestions Suzanne talk tell tence tend tension things tion tive Todd understand versatility viduals