From Library Journal
Kolbe, a management consultant, has developed a method by which she is able to identify and categorize the conative (action) elements of individuals. Called the Kolbe Conative Index, it provides " . . . a new way of focusing creative energy, of dealing with change, and of predicting performance--of actually quantifying the probability of achievement in any particular endeavor." Her book discusses the index, the four basic action modes and their characteristics, and her theories regarding conation. Numerous examples of application in both individual and organizational settings are provided. Well written, this is broad enough in appeal to satisfy patrons interested in psychology and/or management books. Recommended for large libraries.- Robert Logsdon, Indiana State Lib., Indianapolis.
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