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Topic: Influence


In the News (Wed 24 Apr 19)

  
  Influence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Influence Machine is a type of mechanical device that produces static electricity.
Minority influence is when the minority effect the behavior or beliefs of the majority.
Sphere of influence is the area a state has a level of control over.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Influence   (293 words)

  
 Influence At Work
Influence at Work is a firm that provides influence-related consulting, training, and presentations to corporations, government, and non-profit agencies.
Influence is a rapidly expanding field of psychological inquiry devoted to discovering the principles that determine beliefs, create attitudes, and move people to agreement and action.
When influence is employed correctly, it efficiently moves people in positive directions.
www.influenceatwork.com   (158 words)

  
 Influence Diagrams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Influence diagrams offer an intuitive way to identify and display the essential elements, including decisions, uncertainties, and objectives, and how they influence each other.
A influences B means that knowing A would directly affect our belief or expectation about the value of B. An influence expresses knowledge about relevance.
Analytica extends the standard influence diagram notation with additional types of node, to provide the power and flexibility to handle real-world problems of greater complexity than can be handled with conventional tools.
www.lumina.com /software/influencediagrams.html   (812 words)

  
 Ever Heard Of - Influence
Influence were one of the most fascinating bands to emerge from Canada during the '60s.
Though short-lived Influence were without a doubt one of Canada's most musically inventive bands.
Peter Townsend was reportedly impressed by the band's mini-opera "Mad Birds of Prey", and Influence's musical diversity and level of musicianship were highly respected by the group's contemporaries in Toronto.
www.classicrockpage.com /everheardof/Influence.htm   (1018 words)

  
 www.myspace.com/influence
Influence was born on October 28th 1983 in Evanston, Illinois.
From his battles with drug addiction, and struggling to feel excepted, Influence has a lot of stories to tell that strike a chord with the listener without being whiny or overdramatic.
In-addition, Influence brings a different perspective to the oversaturated underground hip hop scene and is not afraid to open up and put his actual life and daily experiences into his songs which is uncharacteristic in hip hop today.
www.myspace.com /influence   (1230 words)

  
 Mind Hacks: Influence (by Robert Cialdini)
Influence has an extended discussion of this, and how the power of small, initial, public voluntary actions can be used to produce later compliance to much larger requests for action
If people can be influenced by publicity about a suicide to kill themselves (and all the evidence is that they are - and social proof is one of Cialdini's six discussed shortcuts), then all of the decisions we make in life are open to be exploited by irrational factors under the control of others.
Ref: Smith GH and Engel R, 1968, Influence of a Female Model on Perceived Characteristics of an Automobile, Proceedings from the 76th APA Annual Convention, 681-682.
www.mindhacks.com /blog/2006/02/influence_by_robert.html   (1239 words)

  
 Poynter Online - Got Influence?
Influence grows from the expertise you hold in your field, from the integrity you demonstrate in your life, and from the positive relationships you develop with those around you.
One test of your influence is the level of comfort you'd feel in asking colleagues to answer those questions for you.
If you have influence, people are likely to be pleased to tell you so.
www.poynter.org /column.asp?id=34&aid=24140   (744 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Influence: Science and Practice: Books: R.B. Cialdini   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Influence, the book, is very useful in this regard, because it uses interesting examples to help us be aware of our own tendency to let automatic pilot thinking take over.
We think that we are immune to influence; 'we are ourselves', but infact Cialdini shows that nature has played its tricks, pre-disposing us to the power of compliance agents.
Influence, now in it's 4th edition, remains one of the most important books on persuasion and human compliance ever published.
www.amazon.co.uk /Influence-Science-Practice-R-B-Cialdini/dp/0673467511   (1143 words)

  
 Remote Influence
The person we are influencing may be sitting next to us or may be living on another continent - it makes no difference, because in the realm of the mind, time and space don't exist - only here and now.
The degree of influence we are able to exert depends on the amount of energy we manage to generate and project and on whether the influence we desire to exert is in accord or in conflict with the energy of the receiver.
Attempting to influence them in a way that is not agreeable with what they choose to experience will simply bounce off them - they may actually laugh it off just like an adult person may see through and laugh at a manipulations of a small child.
www.deeptrancenow.com /remote-influence.htm   (679 words)

  
 Definition of influence - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
may apply to a force exercised and received consciously or unconsciously influence to get the bill passed>.
implies measurable or decisive influence in determining acts or choices .
suggests influence that arises from the confidence of others .
www.m-w.com /cgi-bin/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=influence   (235 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Influence: Science and Practice (4th Edition): Books: Robert B. Cialdini   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Influence: Science and Practice is an examination of the psychology of compliance (i.e.
Cialdini's influence was enormously influential in my work in the field of persuasion and you can't say enough wonderful things about this text.
I bought it to use in training about gaining and using influence in positive ways, but also found it fascinating for thinking of the times when I have been persuaded in one direction in spite of my determination to stand strong in the other direction.
www.amazon.com /Influence-Practice-Robert-B-Cialdini/dp/0321011473   (1679 words)

  
 Social influence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Examples of social influence can be seen in socialization and peer pressure.
The person could agree to the offering even if he hated it because of many reasons; maybe he is the possible inheritor of the family/person that asks him to come to the opera, the family could want to evaluate the person before letting their son/daughter get married with him/her, etc.
Social influence can also be described by the word power, which means to possess the ability to embrace a person/group of people to one's own will.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Social_influence   (540 words)

  
 Influence
The rule is extremely powerful, often overwhelming the influence of other factors that normally determine compliance with a request.
The drive to be and look consistent constitutes a highly potent tool of social influence, often causing people to act in ways that are clearly contrary to their own best interests.
In separate studies investigating the influence of these symbols--individuals that possessed one or another of these symbols, even without other legitimizing credentials, were accorded more deference or obedience by those they encountered.
www.rickross.com /reference/brainwashing/brainwashing20.html   (2224 words)

  
 Study: Recruitment, Influence/Cialdini
Commitment decisions, even erroneous ones, have a tendency to be self-perpetuating because they can "grow their own legs." That is, people often add new reasons and justifications to support the wisdom of commitments they have already made.
This simple rules enables us to learn about factors that influence the liking process by examining which factors compliance professionals emphasize to increase their overall attractiveness and their consequent effectiveness.
In separate studies investigating the influence of these symbols, individuals possessing one or another of them (and no other legitimizing credentials) were accorded more deference or obedience by those they encountered.
www.csj.org /studyindex/studyrecruit/study_influence.htm   (2171 words)

  
 Taylor & Francis Journals: Welcome
Topics covered include: conformity, norms, social influence tactics such as norm of reciprocity, altercasting, and scarcity, interpersonal influence, persuasion, power, advertising, mass media effects, persuasion in democracy, propaganda, comparative influence, compliance, minority influence, influence in groups, cultic influence, social movements, social contagions, rumors, resistance to influence, influence across cultures, and the history of influence research.
Authorship of the book, Influence, which has sold over a million copies, has been published in twenty-two different languages, is recognized as one of the most important business books of this generation, and has inspired countless citizens to appreciate the science of social influence.
Inspiration to a generation of social influence researchers in showing them the beauty of social influence research and what a science of social influence can accomplish in the world today.
www.tandf.co.uk /journals/titles/15534510.asp   (340 words)

  
 Influence : Terms & Conditions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Influence also uses demographic information to allow advertising banners on our Web site to be targeted, in aggregate, to the readers for whom they are most pertinent.
Influence is controlled and operated by Influence from its offices within the District of Columbia, United States of America.
Those who choose to access Influence from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.
www.influence.biz /marketing/legal.htm   (1757 words)

  
 The Best Way to Influence Others
Salespeople need to influence customers; executives must influence their workforces; upwardly mobile, ambitious employees seek to influence the managers who can help them ascend the corporate ladder.
One of the best ways to improve your ability to influence other people is to better understand your talents -- and how you can positively apply those talents to the act of influencing.
So when it comes to influencing others, instead of imitating that person and trying to be someone you are not, it's much more effective to be who you naturally are.
gmj.gallup.com /content/default.asp?ci=21325   (999 words)

  
 Introduction to Social Influence, Persuasion, Compliance & Propaganda
The comparatively young science of social influence, however, can trace its roots to the second world war, when a social psychologist named Carl Hovland was contracted by the U.S. Armed Forces to bolster the morale of soldiers.
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www.workingpsychology.com /intro.html   (497 words)

  
 Body Language Expert, Speaker, Influence, Persuasion, Kevin Hogan
Learn the secrets of covert influence, the latest persuasion research that no one else has (including HOW to sell to women!) and subtle forms of influence I've never talked about anywhere before.
I found your Science of Influence Series, Body Language Study Course and Covert Hypnosis to be truly spectacular.
As someone who has the Science of Influence CD series, which is the best sales coaching material I have ever run across, I am really wondering what you could have added to this magnificent body of work.
www.kevinhogan.com   (8008 words)

  
 influence definition - Dictionary - MSN Encarta
Picasso's influence on the course of 20th-century art
She came under the influence of one of her teachers.
under the influence intoxicated by the use of a chemical substance, especially alcohol (informal)
encarta.msn.com /dictionary_/influence.html   (248 words)

  
 Article: Why Do People Say "Yes?" The "6 Weapons of Influence"
For example, one of the important, and largely unconscious, ways we decide what is acceptable behavior on our current job is by watching the people around us, especially the higher-ups or old timers.
This principle of influence kicks in even more strongly when the situation is uncertain or people aren't sure what to do.
Some people are more strongly influenced by authority than others, and compliance can vary according to the situation.
www.fripp.com /art.of_influence.html   (1312 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion: Books: Robert B. Cialdini   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion — Compare prices on Robert B. Cialdini's book and save.
Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B. Cialdini
He is self-effacing and pragmatic, and this is a rare, practical book for those who want to influence others and/or desire to stop impulsive decisions of their own.
www.amazon.com /Influence-Psychology-Persuasion-Robert-Cialdini/dp/0688128165   (1624 words)

  
 Lamson Library
Later Greek Sculpture, And Its Influence On East And West, By A. Lawrence
The Cultural Influence Of Mormonism In Early Nineteenth Century America
The Educational Thought And Influence Of Matthew Arnold, By W. Connell.
www.plymouth.edu /library/opac/subjkey/influence   (82 words)

  
 Inside Influence Report
If you'd like to submit a testimonial on how you're using Dr. Cialdini's research from one of his programs, books, or articles, please click here.
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This is the only course on the ethical business applications of the Science of Influence endorsed by Dr. Cialdini.
www.insideinfluence.com   (205 words)

  
 Influence Systems, Inc. information and related industry information from Hoover's
Operating under the influence doesn't have to be a bad thing.
Influence Systems provides management training and consulting services to a wide variety of businesses and governmental entities.
Get more info on Influence Systems with a DandB Report.
hoovers.com /influence-systems/--ID__127940--/free-co-factsheet.xhtml   (267 words)

  
 influence
Après IGeneration, influence est fier de représenter son grand frère MacGeneration.
Une campagne de teasing s'est déroulée sur les blogs du réseau influence : habillages, bannières, pavés.
Les blogs représentés par influence s'y retrouvent en bonne place avec notamment le trio de tête : Loïc, Pointblog et Techcrunch.
www.agent-influence.com   (1235 words)

  
 Flickr: Photos tagged with influence
Learn Insane Influencing Abilities That Most Won't Teach.
You can assign as many tags as you wish to each photo.
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www.flickr.com /photos/tags/influence   (107 words)

  
 Influence and Persuasion Workshops. Control, sell and win
, raise their ability to influence, and negotiate with unstoppable confidence?
At Designed Thinking, our seminars are designed to increase flexibility and release old habits, teaching you the most effective ways to achieve what it is you desire.
By combining Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Hypnosis, Personal Coaching and Neuro-Semantics, Designed Thinking focuses on how to best influence communication and change perception, not only in your self, but in others.
www.designedthinking.net /html/influence_seminars.html   (177 words)

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