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Suggested Citation:"Table 1." National Research Council. 1988. Enhancing Human Performance: Background Papers, Social Processes. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/786.
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Table ~ Insert in p. 10 Table 1. Basic Underlying Assumptions Around Which Cultural Paradigms Form. to Y 1. Humar~ity's Relanonsnip to Nature. At Me organizational lend, do the key members New the rclanonship of the organization to it' ~- ronmcnt as one of do~n;mce, subsmssion, harmonizing, finding appropnate niche, or what? 2. The Nature of Reality and Truth. The linguistic and behavioral nobles that define what in real and what is not, what is a "fact," how truth is ultimately to be did, and whence erupt is '4rc~realed" or "discovered"; basic concepts of Sac Ad space. 3. The Names of Human .~;~urc. Gnat does it mean to bc 'human" and what attributes arc considered intns~sic or ultimate? Is human nature good, con, or neutral? Arc human beings perfectible or not? 4. The lIaturc of Human .4 cavity. What is the "nght" Lisle for hand beings to do, on the basis of the above assumptions about realinr the . ~ I ~ _ cnv~ronmcnt, and human nan~rc: to be lecture, passive, sdf-dc~dop- mcotal, fatalistic, or what? What is work and what is play? 5. The Nature of Human Relationships. What is considered to be the "nght" way for people to relate to each other, to distribute power and love? Is life cooperative or compcuiive; ~ ndualisiic, group col- laborai:vc, or communal; based on t~ditionaI linca1 authon~law, charisma, or what?

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