18. Determining the Informal Criteria by which You are Assessed

  1. John A. Hoschette

Published Online: 30 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470530177.ch18

The Engineer's Career Guide

The Engineer's Career Guide

How to Cite

Hoschette, J. A. (2010) Determining the Informal Criteria by which You are Assessed, in The Engineer's Career Guide, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470530177.ch18

Author Information

  1. Lockheed Martin, Eagan, Minnesota, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 24 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470503508

Online ISBN: 9780470530177



  • determining informal criteria;
  • informal criteria - personal biases and styles;
  • styles of presenting information - verbal, graphical


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Understanding the Dangers and Benefits of the Informal Criteria

  • Informal Criteria—How To Identify Them

  • Picking the One and Only Solution

  • Neatness or Appearance

  • Neatness of Office

  • Verbal Versus Graphically Reporting

  • Are You a Detail Person or Big Picture Person?

  • Are You People-Oriented or Results-Oriented?

  • Procrastinator or Planner?

  • Summary

  • Assignments and Discussion Topics