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Analyzing Character   By: (1875-)

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ANALYZING CHARACTER

The New Science of Judging Men; Misfits in Business, the Home and Social Life

BY

KATHERINE M. H. BLACKFORD, M.D. AND ARTHUR NEWCOMB

1922

CONTENTS

PAGE INTRODUCTION 1

PART ONE ANALYZING CHARACTER IN VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE

CHAP.

I CAUSES OF MISFITS 17 II ELEMENTS OF FITNESS 39 III CLASSES OF MISFITS 73 IV THE PHYSICALLY FRAIL 111 V THE FAT MAN 137 VI THE MAN OF BONE AND MUSCLE 157 VII SLAVES OF MACHINERY 169 VIII THE IMPRACTICAL MAN 191 IX HUNGRY FOR FAME 223 X WASTE OF TALENT IN THE PROFESSIONS 241 XI WOMEN'S WORK 261 XII SPECIAL FORMS OF UNFITNESS 267

PART TWO ANALYZING CHARACTER IN SELECTION OF EMPLOYEES

I THE COST OF UNSCIENTIFIC SELECTION 291 II THE SELECTION OF EXECUTIVES 303 III THE REMEDY 331 IV RESULTS OF SCIENTIFIC EMPLOYMENT 345 V IDEAL EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS 359

PART THREE ANALYZING CHARACTER IN PERSUASION

I THE PSYCHOLOGY OF PERSUASION 367 II SECURING FAVORABLE ATTENTION 383 III AROUSING INTEREST AND CREATING DESIRE 391 IV INDUCING DECISION AND ACTION 401 V EFFICIENT AND SATISFACTORY SERVICE 413

PART FOUR PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF CHARACTER ANALYSIS

I THE SCIENTIFIC BASIS OF CHARACTER ANALYSIS 429 II HOW TO LEARN AND APPLY THE SCIENCE OF CHARACTER ANALYSIS 443 III USES OF CHARACTER ANALYSIS 453

APPENDIX

REQUIREMENTS OF THE PRINCIPAL VOCATIONS 465

ILLUSTRATIONS

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1. Jacob A Riis 53 2. Dr. Booker T. Washington 54 3. James H. Collins 55 4. H.G. Wells 56 5. Henry Ford 57 6. Hugo de Vries 58 7. Dr. Henry Van Dyke 59 8. Dr. Beverly T. Galloway 60 9. Richard Mansfield 125 10. Hon. A.L. Cutting (front) 126 11. Hon. A.L. Cutting (profile) 127 12. Chief Justice Melville Fuller 128 13. Frank A. Vanderlip 129 14. Hon. Joseph P. Folk 130 15. Hon. Nelson W. Aldrich 131 16. Well Developed Base of Brain 132 17. Beaumont, Aviator 149 18. Lincoln Beachey 150 19. Col. George W. Goethals 151 20. Field Marshal von Hindenberg 152 21. Rear Admiral Frank E. Beatty 153 22. William Lloyd Garrison 154 23. Samuel Rea 155 24. Lon Wescott Beck 156 25. "Sydney Williams" (front) 197 26. "Sydney Williams" (profile) 198 27. Prof. Adolph von Menzel 199 28. Edgar Allan Poe 200 29... Continue reading book >>




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