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Lapham"s Rules of Influence A Careerist"s Guide to Success, Status, and Self-Congratulation by Lewis H. Lapham

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Published by Random House .
Written in English


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Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8021301M
ISBN 100812992342
ISBN 109780812992342

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He’s written a pleasing little book just in time for the eager graduates, class of ’ (Author tour) Lapham (Hotel America, , etc.), adept cosmopolite, elegant essayist, and longtime Harper’s editor, provides a high-class self-helper appropriate to our times” . Think of it as suntan lotion or moisturizing cream." Written with stinging wit and tongue planted firmly in cheek, Lapham's Rules of Influence is a brilliant critique of class and manners in America, packed with the kind of irreverent observation that only Lewis Lapham can provide. Seek out the acquaintance of people richer and more important than yourself, and never take an interest in people who cannot do . Lapham's rules of influence: a careerist's guide to success, status, and self-congratulation. [Lewis H Lapham] -- Lapham is editor of Harper's magazine. Besides the witty, incisive pieces that he regularly contributes there, he has produced nearly a book a year over the past decade. The Laws of the Jungle. Rudyard Kipling populated Mowgli’s world with political opinions and metaphorical monkeys. Tuesday, The Jungle Book, c. The New York Public Library, The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, American Book Posters.

Lapham’s Quarterly is a magazine of history & ideas. It embodies the belief that history is the root of all education, scientific and literary as well as political and economic. In Major Ronald Ferguson—a onetime officer in Her Majesty’s Household Cavalry, Prince Charles’ polo manager, and father of Sarah, duchess of York—was discovered by a London tabloid to be a habitué of the Wigmore Club, a West End massage parlor. Influence, the classic book on persuasion, explains the psychology of why people say "yes"—and how to apply these Robert Cialdini is the seminal expert in the rapidly expanding field of influence and persuasion. His thirty-five years of rigorous, evidence-based research along with a three-year program of study on what moves people to change behavior has resulted in this Cited by: William D. Crano, The Rules of Influence (winning when you're in the minority), St. Martin's Press, NY, A readable book on how minorities can influence majorities. Written by an academic for a wider audience, it has strong and reliable content that can be of real use to its target audience.

Robert Cialdini, considered the leading social scientist in the field of influence, was initially drawn to the topic because he saw how easily people could step over an ethical line into manipulation or even abuse. His book Influence, which laid out six principles of persuasion. Chapter 7 in Robert B. Cialdini’s book Influence (science and practice) covers a specific area or tactic that is used in influencing an individual or a group, Scarcity. The book is quite revealing, as it is effective in outlining the various tactics used to affect people through influence and persuasion. Cialdini's Six Principles of Influence. Techniques > General persuasion > Cialdini's Six Principles of Influence. In , professor Robert Cialdini, published Influence, one of the all-time classics on changing minds, in which he describes six principles that have stood the test of this section, we examine and discuss each of these. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.