Business psychology (Google eBook)

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La Salle extension university, 1915 - Business - 296 pages
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Page 251 - In brief, always and everywhere, the normal blond has positive, dynamic, driving, aggressive, domineering, impatient, active, quick, hopeful, speculative, changeable, and variety-loving characteristics; while the normal brunette has negative, static, conservative, imitative, submissive, cautious, painstaking, patient, plodding, slow, deliberate, serious, thoughtful, specializing characteristics.
Page 241 - Women are nearer to the average » type. The extreme variations above and below the average occur more frequently with men. They show the greatest development of intellectual, emotional, and volitional powers in the case of scientific or artistic or political or religious genius, and the greatest criminal depravity. The average female mind is patient, loyal, reliable, ' economic, skillful, full of sympathy, and full of imagination ; on the other hand it is capricious, over-suggestible, I often inclined...
Page 252 - In applying this law of color to people of the white race, the method is simple. The less the pigmentation in any individual, the more marked will be the characteristics of the blond in his physical, mental, and psychical nature; the greater the degree of pigmentation, the more marked the characteristics of the brunette.
Page 241 - The survey of a large field shows first of all that men vary more strongly. Women are nearer to the average type. The extreme variations above and below the average occur more frequently with men. They show the greatest development of intellectual, emotional and volitional powers in the case of scientific or artistic or political or religious genius and the greatest criminal depravity. The average female mind is patient, loyal, reliable, economic, skillful, full of sympathy and full of imagination;...
Page 32 - ... functionalists. True he did not go so far as to take in the whole organism, or the environment, but in his Business Psychology, he does include, in mind, bodily behavior, which was a step toward behaviorism, although we do know he would never have gone farther than that. "Hence 'mind' means for us both that which everyone finds in himself, in his inner private consciousness, in which nobody else can directly take part, and at the same time the particular kind of bodily behavior in which the personality...
Page 19 - We live in the day of the scientist and the expert, and he who closes his ears to their advice will never dig the finest potatoes from his acre.
Page 241 - ... they fuse. Her life, therefore, has more inner unity, and she shows more readiness to devote all mental energies to one idea. But for the same reason she must be influenced by prejudices, must show a lack of logical discrimination, must be under the control of the present impressions and too little directed by the arguments which reason and memory supply.
Page 241 - ... volitional powers in the case of scientific or artistic or political or religious genius and the greatest criminal depravity. The average female mind is patient, loyal, reliable, economic, skillful, full of sympathy and full of imagination; on the other hand it is capricious, oversuggestible, often inclined to exaggeration, disinclined to abstract thought, unfit for mathematical reasoning, impulsive, overemotional. The good and bad features alike can be understood as the results of a more emotional...
Page v - business psychology is psychology or it is nothing at all " and so his book is a systematic analysis, but one in which stress is laid upon those results " of modern psychological thinking which are significant for the work of the business man." The author pays a tribute of disrespect to the " gingery talks about business . . . usually offered to business men " to which his readers will heartily subscribe. The last four chapters on '
Page 1 - We are too easily inclined to fancy that mankind has changed and has made progress in every line, but that is certainly an illusion. No buildings have been built in the twentieth century so beautiful as those of the old Greeks, no dramas have been written so wonderful as those of their great poets, no philosophy has been...

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JSTOR: Business Psychology
Business Psychology by Hugo Munsterberg is a text most admirably adapted to the student or instructor of business who wishes emphasis upon fundamentals 305 ...
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Pezdek, Deffenbacher, Lam & Hoffman 1 .Running head: COGNITIVE ...
his book Business Psychology, Munsterberg bridged a gap between psychological science. and the business world, explaining that “really to understand mental ...
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