Building Community: The Human Side of Work

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Whole Person Associates, 1996 - Business & Economics - 416 pages
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Contents

Vision and Community
2
Where and When Do You Begin?
9
The Visioning ProcessYesterday Today and Tomorrow
15
The Importance of Leadership in the Visioning Process
23
Chapter Five Stephen Boyd
25
Character and Community
37
MostMentioned Values
45
Traditional and Contemporary Definitions of Good
53
CULTURE AND VALUES
200
How Generations Differ
214
Chapter Eight Ruth Benedict
224
Social Tolerance
226
The Nature of Community
227
The Solution
240
Chapter Ten Lennie Copeland
245
Valuing Diversity
248

FullSwing LivingStrength of Character
59
Sustaining Community
66
Chapter Twelve Gordon Lippitt
84
INTERPERSONAL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
96
EFFECTIVE HUMAN RELATIONS
97
Successful Human Relationships
111
The Miracle of Dialogue
127
The Art of Listening
141
Chapter Six Thomas Bier
155
Dealing with Different Types of People
168
Interpersonal Styles and Organizational Effectiveness
172
Understanding People
180
Chapter Seven Gordon Allport
183
Personality Defense Mechanisms
187
VALUING HUMAN DIVERSITY
199
Diversity in the Corporation
253
Women in Leadership Positions
270
Group Dynamics
281
The Importance of Community
283
Chapter Eleven Warren Bennis
293
Building Community as a Survival Skill
296
Team BuildingTapping the Constructive Power of the Group
311
Communication at Work
328
What To Do When People Complain
341
The Quality Movement
347
Chapter Thirteen Warren Bennis
349
Participative Leadership Primer
354
THE ROAD AHEAD
373
GLOSSARY
380
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George Manning is professor of psychology and Kent Curtis is professor of leadership development at Northern Kentucky University.

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