Neuro-Linguistic Programming: A Critical Appreciation for Managers and Developers

Perfect | December 1, 2009

byPaul Tosey

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Addressing the need for a discerning, research-based discussion of NLP, this book seeks to answer the many questions that clients, potential users and practitioners ask, including: what is NLP and what can it best be used for? This book looks at the research and theory behind NLP, also exploring claims that it is a pseudoscience.

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Addressing the need for a discerning, research-based discussion of NLP, this book seeks to answer the many questions that clients, potential users and practitioners ask, including: what is NLP and what can it best be used for? This book looks at the research and theory behind NLP, also exploring claims that it is a pseudoscience.

Format:PerfectDimensions:233 pages, 8.6 × 5.6 × 0.8 inPublished:December 1, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230516033

ISBN - 13:9780230516038

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Table of Contents

PART I: TERMS OF ENGAGEMENT
Introduction
What is NLP?
The NLP industry and organisational applications of NLP

PART II: ORIGINS WHERE DOES NLP COME FROM?
Discovering the Language of Change
Exploring Inner Landscapes
NLP as Constructivism: the Influence of Erickson and Palo Alto
A Theory for NLP - Gregory Bateson and Cybernetics

PART III: CRITICAL ISSUES
NLP Presuppositions
Useful versus true: theory, knowledge, pseudoscience
What does the research say about NLP?
NLP as situated: cultural practices and discourses
Is it safe to use? NLP and Ethics

PART IV: SYNTHESIS AND FAILURE
Synthesis
Quo Vadis?