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Microwave Transition Design : Microwave Library - Jamal S. Izadian

Microwave Transition Design

Microwave Library

Hardcover Published: 19th December 1988
ISBN: 9780890062357
Number Of Pages: 164

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Introductionp. xviii
Vision And Communityp. 2
Beliefs Create Realityp. 3
The Importance of Visionp. 4
Vision as an Idealp. 6
Requirements for an Effective Visionp. 7
A Personal Challengep. 7
Where and When Do You Begin?p. 9
Why Create a Vision?p. 9
Examples of Powerful Visionsp. 11
Vision and Changep. 13
Developing a Visionp. 13
The Visioning Process--Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrowp. 15
Visioning Guidelinesp. 19
Visioning in Briefp. 20
The Importance of Leadership in the Visioning Processp. 23
Chapter Appendixp. 26
Character And Communityp. 37
Character and Humankindp. 38
Character in the Workplacep. 39
The Role of Values in Defining Characterp. 39
Values Clarificationp. 41
Application: Values Auctionp. 41
Most-Mentioned Valuesp. 45
Values Compatabilityp. 47
Application: Do We Think Alike?p. 47
Traditional and Contemporary Definitions of Goodp. 53
Full-Swing Living--Strength of Characterp. 59
Application: If I Died Today ...p. 62
Sustaining Communityp. 66
The Importance of Organizational Climatep. 67
Application: Organizational Climate Questionnairep. 68
Patterns of Leadershipp. 71
Traditional Organizationsp. 74
Enlightened Organizationsp. 76
Organizational Excellencep. 84
Application: Organizational Excellence Questionnairep. 85
Organizations in Progressp. 91
Leadership Challengep. 93
Effective Human Relationsp. 97
People as Social Beingsp. 98
The Importance of Human Relationshipsp. 99
Human Relations in the Workplacep. 100
Trust and Respect in Human Relationsp. 101
Application: Styles of Human Relationsp. 101
Four Styles of Human Relationsp. 106
Picture Window Relationshipsp. 108
Trust and Respect in the Workplacep. 109
Successful Human Relationshipsp. 111
Basic Beliefs about Peoplep. 113
Dealing with Difficult Peoplep. 117
The Role of Civility in Building Communityp. 119
Building Community--An Experiential Approachp. 121
Application: The Dyadic Encounterp. 121
The Miracle Of Dialoguep. 127
The Importance of Communicationp. 128
Communication Is Understandingp. 130
Power of the Spoken Wordp. 130
The Art of Listeningp. 141
Psychological Size and Two-Way Communicationp. 148
Interpersonal Stylesp. 155
Personality Plays a Partp. 156
Application: Interpersonal Style Questionnairep. 157
Types of People and Types of Culturep. 161
Understanding Othersp. 163
Dealing with Different Types of Peoplep. 168
Solving Personality Differencesp. 170
Organizational Stylesp. 171
Interpersonal Styles and Organizational Effectivenessp. 172
Mixing Personalities to Strengthen Communityp. 173
Application: Interpersonal Style Assessmentp. 175
Interpersonal Styles and Leadership Effectivenessp. 178
Understanding Peoplep. 180
Personal and Social Nature of Personalityp. 181
The Importance of Self-Conceptp. 182
Personality Structure and Dynamicsp. 183
Personality Defense Mechanismsp. 187
Stages and Tasks of Personality Developmentp. 191
What Is He?p. 197
Culture and Valuesp. 200
The Importance of Culturep. 201
The Role of Valuesp. 201
Values in American Culturep. 202
Periods of Life and Value Formationp. 205
Cultural Forces--Then and Nowp. 208
How Generations Differp. 214
Values and Community--Five Important Pointsp. 220
Application: What Are Your Values--How Do You Communicate Them?p. 222
Social Tolerancep. 226
The Nature of Communityp. 227
How Social Attitudes Are Formedp. 228
Why Tolerance Is Importantp. 232
Causes and Consequences of Prejudicep. 233
The Solutionp. 240
Points to Rememberp. 244
The Open Communityp. 245
Valuing Diversityp. 248
Diversity in the Workplacep. 249
Managing Diversityp. 250
Diversity in the Corporationp. 253
Benefits of Diversityp. 255
Strategies, Techniques, and Tools to Changep. 255
Leadership and Personal Examplep. 258
Gender Diversity in the Workplacep. 259
Application: Attitudes Toward Women Workingp. 260
Improving Communication Across Gendersp. 265
Women in Leadership Positionsp. 270
Managing Mixed Groupsp. 272
Application: Tolerance Scalep. 272
Group Dynamicsp. 281
Sociology of Groupsp. 282
The Importance of Communityp. 283
The Value of Work Groupsp. 284
High Performance Groupsp. 285
Application: Characteristics of an Effective Groupp. 286
Positive versus Negative Group Member Rolesp. 291
The Changing Nature of Organizationsp. 294
The Impact of Organizational Change on Individualsp. 295
Building Community as a Survival Skillp. 296
Stages in the Life of a Groupp. 298
Avoiding Groupthinkp. 302
Group Effectiveness: How Ordinary People Do Extraordinary Thingsp. 305
Team Building--Tapping the Constructive Power of the Groupp. 311
Application: Team Excellencep. 313
Deciding When to Use a Team Approachp. 315
Designing Teams for Successp. 315
Application: Problem-Solving Styles--Darwin, Einstein, Socrates, and Ford--Which Are You?p. 316
Communication at Workp. 328
The Importance of Communication in the Workplacep. 329
Causes and Consequences of Communication Problemsp. 329
Managing Conflictp. 333
Where People Want to Get Informationp. 334
Meetings: Achieving High-Touch Communication in a High-Tech Worldp. 336
Effective Meeting Managementp. 338
Generating Ideas and Improving Communication through Brainstormingp. 339
What To Do When People Complainp. 341
Case Studies in Effective Communicationp. 342
Application: Effective Communication--What Do You Recommend?p. 344
The Quality Movementp. 347
Quality as a Virtuep. 348
W. Edwards Demingp. 349
Who Benefits from Empowerment?p. 351
Is Empowerment Needed?p. 352
Empowerment Facilitates Changep. 353
Participative Leadership Primerp. 354
Philosophical Roots of the Quality Movementp. 357
Improving Performance through Quality Initiativesp. 361
What is Quality?p. 361
Implementing a Quality Programp. 363
Benchmarking as a Quality Toolp. 365
Quality Movement Success Storyp. 365
The Quality Imperativep. 369
Conclusion: The Road Aheadp. 373
Appendixp. 376
Glossaryp. 380
Indexp. 383
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ISBN: 9780890062357
ISBN-10: 0890062358
Series: Microwave Library
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 164
Published: 19th December 1988
Publisher: Artech House Publishers
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.41