It is not always possible to interview or meet people face-to-face before significant negotiations or decisions have to be made. They may be business competitors or candidates for an important leadership role. Revealed is a book for those who need to assess others and make decisions about people, without being able to meet and interview them
John Taylor works as an independent consultant with international companies and government organizations in Europe, the US, Africa and Asia. He specializes in developing behaviours leading to loyalty and training trainers and managers to achieve maximum commitment amongst their staff. Before becoming a consultant, he worked in the Public Service in the United Kingdom and overseas. His career has been split between management, personnel and training. Adrian Furnham is Professor of Psychology at University College, London, UK. He is on the editorial board of a number of journals, has received many awards, and was recognized as the most productive psychologist in the world from 1980 to 1989. He is the author of over 1000 journal articles and more than 70 books, including successful, popular management books. He acts as a consultant to a number of bodies including HM Government, KPMG, Goldman Sachs and Emirates Airline. He writes regular columns in The Sunday Times and is a frequent contributor to BBC radio and television. Janet Breeze has worked as a consultant and trainer to international business, government, multilateral development agencies and NGOs for nearly 20 years following a brief career in the British Diplomatic Service. She has lived in eight countries in four continents and specialised in stakeholder engagement, partnership-building and sustainable business practices and communications. A key element of her work has been enhancing understanding and collaboration between different national and organisational cultures.
Introduction PART I: WHAT WE NEED TO KNOW 1. Intelligence 2. Personality 3. Personal History and Background 4. Cultural Differences 5. Motivation 6. Values and Abilities 7. Bad Apples and Bad Eggs PART II: MEASURING AND MANAGING THE DIFFERENCES 8. Introduction to Remote Profiling 9. Remote Profiling 10. Personality Disorders and the Criminal 11. Body Language and Detecting Deceit 12. Influence and Persuasion Conclusion