The Resource Quiet : the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking, Susan Cain, (electronic resource)

Quiet : the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking, Susan Cain, (electronic resource)

Label
Quiet : the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking
Title
Quiet
Title remainder
the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking
Statement of responsibility
Susan Cain
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A book that considers how dramatically our culture has come to misunderstand and undervalue introverts. Cain charts the rise of " The Extrovert Ethic" that began with the writings of Dale Carnagie and which now permeates all aspects of North American life, from business to education to how parishioners worship. And she shows how introverts can take full advantage of their skills
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
155.2/32
Index
index present
LC call number
BF698.35.I59
LC item number
C35 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Label
Quiet : the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking, Susan Cain, (electronic resource)
Link
http://epl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=1ECF9434-5B4B-4A09-914B-EA5FD2477B07
Publication
Copyright
Alternative Format
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [277]-323) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The north and south of temperament -- 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 -- 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 -- Do All Cultures Have an Extrovert Ideal? Soft power: Asian-Americans and the extrovert ideal -- 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 -- Wonderland -- A note on the words Introvert and Extrovert
Control code
ocn776996124
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 333 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307452207
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o776996124
  • (CaAE) o776996124
  • (OCoLC)776996124
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (Adobe EPUB file size: 2097 KB)

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