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Author Moghaddam, Fathali M.

Title Illusions of control : striving for control in our personal and professional lives / Fathali M. Moghaddam and Charles Studer
Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1998


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Description viii, 178 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents 1. The Boundaries of Illusions of Control -- 2. The Emergence of Modern Illusions of Control -- 3. Evolution, Runaway Selection, and Control -- 4. Self-Control: Psychological Control at the Personal Level -- 5. Control and Rationality -- 6. Conspiracies and Tokens: The Psycho-Political Picture of Control -- 7. The American Dream: A Basis for a Grand Illusion of Control -- 8. Controlling our Childrens' Future: Or Why the Next Generation Seems so Obstinate to Go Its own Way -- 9. Control and the Unofficial Organization: A Story of Neglect -- 10. Controlling Corporate Culture -- 11. Leaders "In Control" -- 12. Modern Specialists: Greater and Greater Control over Less and Less -- 13. Controlling the Economy and Other Great Illusions of the Dismal Science -- 14. Controlling Authoritarianism: Can We Survive Destructive Personalities? -- 15. Controlling Conflict: The Longest Illusion -- 16. The Paradox of Technology and Conflict Control
17. Control of the Ethereal: Cultural and Values -- 18. Motivation and Control of Cultural Development -- 19. Toward Solutions: Performance-Driven Control (PDC) in our Personal and Professional Lives
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [163]-172) and indexes
Subject Control (Psychology)
Author Studer, Charles.
LC no. 97043944
ISBN 0275960250 (alk. paper)