Managing Psychological Factors In Information Systems Work

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There have arisen, in various settings, unmistakable calls for involvement of psychological factors in IT work, notably in development and deployment of information systems. Managing Psychological Factors in Information Systems Work: An Orientation to Emotional Intelligence pulls together areas of existing involvement, to suggest yet new areas and to present an initial, and coherent vision and framework for, essentially, extending and humanizing the sphere of IT work. It may be indeed noteworthy that, while the Industrial Revolution may have moved the human person into intellectual predominance, the IT Revolution, with its recent calls for addressing and involving the whole person, may indeed be initiating a re-centering of the human being in his/her essential core, giving rise to new consciousness, new vision and new, empowering experiences.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591401988
  • Publisher: IGI Global
  • Publication date: 7/1/2003
  • Pages: 292
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. I Influential psychological factors 1
Ch. I The Myers-Briggs personality types 3
Ch. II Enneagram personalities 62
Ch. III Cognition, creativity, and learning 105
Ch. IV The deepest inner self : a foundation for "emotional intelligence" 143
Pt. II Making IT work 220
Ch. V Areas of IT application 222
Ch. VI The emotionally intelligent IT organization 251
Ch. VII A call to action 259
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