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Quiet : the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking /

  • Title:Quiet : the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking / Susan Cain.
  • Author:Cain, Susan.
  • Publisher:New York : Crown Publishers, c2012.
  • ISBN:9780307352149
  • Description:1st ed.
  • Format:Book
  • Contents:The north and south of temperament
    pt. 1. The extrovert ideal. The rise of the "mighty likeable fellow": how extroversion became the cultural ideal ; The myth of charismatic leadership: the culture of personality, a hundred years later ; When collaboration kills creativity: the rise of the new Groupthink and the power of working alone
    pt. 2. Your biology, your self? Is temperament destiny?: nature, nurture, and the Orchid Hypothesis ; Beyond temperament: the role of free will (and the secret of public speaking for introverts) ; "Franklin was a politician, but Eleanor spoke out of conscience": why cool is overrated ; Why did Wall Street crash and Warren Buffett prosper?: how introverts and extroverts think (and process dopamine) differently
    pt. 3. Do all cultures have an extrovert ideal? Soft power: Asian-Americans and the extrovert ideal
    pt. 4. How to love, how to work. When should you act more extroverted than you really are? ; The communication gap: how to talk to members of the opposite type ; On cobblers and generals: how to cultivate quiet kids in a world that can't hear them ; Conclusion: Wonderland
    A note on the words Introvert and Extrovert.
  • Subjects:Introverts.
    Interpersonal relations.
  • Holdings Information

    • Database:Ethel K. Smith Library
    • Location:Main Stacks (1st fl: A-F, 2nd fl: G-PQ, 3rd fl: PR-Z)
    • Call Number: BF698.35.I59 C35 2012
    • Number of Items:1
    • Status:Not Charged