The Meaning of Nice

How Compassion and Civility Can Change Your Life (and The World)
Author(s): Joan Duncan Oliver
Original Publish Date: Jan 03, 2012
Product Number: EB00400822
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101554104
Publisher: Berkley
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Discover the hidden power of nice. The Meaning of Nice is a multi-faceted exploration of a simple word and how it has developed over time and among various disciplines. With emphasis on philosophy, positive psychology and interpersonal relationships, Joan Duncan Oliver probes theories and practices to explain why and how nice girls can get the corner office and nice guys can finish first. We tend to associate "nice" people with kindness and good manners - it's an indistinct, generic kind of praise. Joan Duncan Oliver restores the power of nice, and shows how this complex quality can change your life, and has never been more crucial to our well-being as individuals and as a society.