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What Your Boss Really Wants from You

What Your Boss Really Wants from You

By: Steve Arneson

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Publication Date: 05-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 02-APR-2014

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Take Charge of the Relationship That Matters Most to Your Career Your most important work relationship is with your boss. You need it to go well. But even the best bosses can be hard to read, and some seem downright inscrutable. Your boss isn’t going to change for you—don’t waste your time trying. The solution lies in figuring out what makes your boss tick and adapting your own work style to make the relationship better. But how do you do that? In this pragmatic and accessible guide, top executive coach Steve Arneson shows how to find the answers to fifteen essential questions that will help...

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La profesionalización de las empresas familiares

La profesionalización de las empresas familiares

By: Paloma Fernández Pérez

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-FEB-2013

Insert Date: 28-FEB-2014

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Los negocios familiares dominaron y dominan la vida empresarial en España, pero apenas sabemos nada sobre el proceso de modernización de su gestión. En los dos últimos siglos estas empresas y grupos de control familiar han tenido que aprender a ir más allá de sus mercados locales y regionales y buscar formas de adaptarse a los retos de tres revoluciones tecnológicas que han cambiado su forma de producir, de relacionarse y de pensar. Los autores de La profesionalización de las empresas familiares (Pablo Díaz Morlán, Miguel A. López-Morell, Mª Mercedes Bernabé Pérez, José Luis García Ruiz,...

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Génesis del consejo

Génesis del consejo

By: José María Navarro-Rubio; Josep Tàpies

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-DEC-2012

Insert Date: 28-FEB-2014

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Si gestionar una empresa no es un camino de rosas, gobernar una organización familiar suele tener alguna que otra espina de más por la peculiar mezcla de responsabilidades, trabajo y relaciones personales que en ella se producen. En este marco resulta aún más indispensable contar con un buen consejo de administración que sea capaz de decidir, con estrategia y sensatez y no con el corazón y las emociones de los lazos de sangre, el camino a seguir. Los consejos de administración de las empresas familiares han de tener las competencias, los procesos y las estructuras necesarias para...

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101 Ways to Connect with Your Customers, Chiefs, and Co-Workers

101 Ways to Connect with Your Customers, Chiefs, and Co-Workers

By: Carol A. M.Ed. Silvis

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 12-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 21-FEB-2014

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In today's competitive work environment, being able to connect effectively with those you interact with in the workplace is a primary key to success in your chosen field. In 101 WAYS TO CONNECT WITH YOUR CUSTOMERS, CHIEFS, AND CO-WORKERS, expert Carol Silvis gives you the tools and techniques that will help you work smoothly, efficiently, and productively with all types of people, whether they are the customers and clients you're serving, your coworkers, or the managers you report to. The ability to relate to others successfully is a highly prized job skill, while the inability to communicate...

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Working with Americans

Working with Americans

By: Allyson Stewart-Allen; Lanie Denslow

Publisher: Financial Times/ Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 01-MAY-2002

Insert Date: 15-JAN-2014

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Two countries united by a common language and divided by cultural differences and business etiquette. This book is for British citizens planning on working in the United States. Students need to learn how to think and act American - talk the talk, and walk away with the result they want. ...

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STTS: Working in a Virtual World

STTS: Working in a Virtual World

By: Nicole Stinton

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 29-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 10-DEC-2013

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Globalisation is quickly making the world smaller, but the work challenges larger. Colleagues and clients are diverse and work from different locations. So how do we stay connected, efficient and productive? What do we do to overcome technological, cultural and time challenges? With practical skills and effective techniques, Working in a Virtual World will help you to improve your business relationships, whether people are located on the next floor, in the next building or an entirely different country. This book gives you insights and hands-on techniques to make working in the virtual...

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How to Manage Your Agent

How to Manage Your Agent

By: Gervich Chad

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 26-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 01-DEC-2013

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First published in 2013. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

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Tame the Primitive Brain: 28 Ways in 28 Days to Manage the Most Impulsive Behaviors at Work

Tame the Primitive Brain: 28 Ways in 28 Days to Manage the Most Impulsive Behaviors at Work

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 04-MAR-2013

Insert Date: 09-OCT-2013

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A new and simple system to understanding and controlling the behavior of others Noted body language, behavior and communication expert Mark Bowden offers a totally practical, easy-to-read guide to understanding the impulsive actions of others, along with the best tools to manage them. A number one anxiety in business is dealing with problem people. In Tame the Primitive Brain, Mark Bowden's fresh approach is the fastest and most effective way to understand why someone acts towards you the way they do; why you react to their behavior in the way you do; and most importantly, what exactly...

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Powerful Phrases for Dealing with Difficult People

Powerful Phrases for Dealing with Difficult People

By: Renèe Evenson

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 15-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 18-SEP-2013

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Incompetent, lazy, spotlight-hogging, whiny, backstabbing, avoidant—there’s no end to the personality challenges that impede workplace relationships. But interacting effectively with employees, colleagues, and bosses is essential for success. With Powerful Phrases for Dealing with Difficult People, anyone can confront problems head-on, before they fester and spread. Practical and easy to use, the book helps you identify button-pushing situations and deploy simple phrases to regain control and resolve conflicts—no matter who you’re dealing with. Helpful features include: • Thirty common...

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The Etiquette Edge

The Etiquette Edge

By: Beverly Langford

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 01-JUL-2005

Insert Date: 21-AUG-2013

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Intelligence, ambition, and skill can take you a long way to achieving your career goals—but no matter where or with whom you work, one of the factors most essential to your success is knowing how to act and interact with your colleagues. In the modern workplace, if you lack good communications skills, social savvy, and a sense of appropriate behavior, you’ll be going nowhere fast. The Etiquette Edge gives you a clear, commonsense approach to making “good behavior” a competitive advantage. Packed with quizzes, helpful checklists, and clear examples, this practical book shows you how to: *...

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Surviving the Toxic Workplace: Protect Yourself Against Coworkers, Bosses, and Work Environments That Poison Your Day

Surviving the Toxic Workplace: Protect Yourself Against Coworkers, Bosses, and Work Environments That Poison Your Day

By: Linnda Durre

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 26-JAN-2010

Insert Date: 20-AUG-2013

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Proven techniques for dealing with workplace issues successfullyDo you dread going to work? Dealing with pestering coworkers, unmanageable managers, angry clients can take its toll on your job performance. And in these difficult economic times, no one can afford to lose their jobs.In Surviving the Toxic Workplace, syndicated author and psychotherapist Linnda Durre teaches you how to pinpoint and treat these office maladies with effective communication and conflict negotiation techniques that are sure to bring you peace of mind and peace at work. ...

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Perfect Phrases for Conflict Resolution: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Encouraging a More Productive and Efficient Work Environment

Perfect Phrases for Conflict Resolution: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Encouraging a More Productive and Efficient Work Environment

By: Lawrence Polsky

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 17-MAY-2011

Insert Date: 20-AUG-2013

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THE RIGHT PHRASE FOR EVERY SITUATION . . . EVERY TIMEConflict in the workplace is inevitable. When you have the right words and phrases at your command, you can quickly resolve any disagreement—and prevent it from spreading into an uncontrollable fire. ...

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An Ideas Into Action Guidebook: Interpersonal Savvy: Building and Maintaining Solid Working Relationships

An Ideas Into Action Guidebook: Interpersonal Savvy: Building and Maintaining Solid Working Relationships

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Publisher: Center for Creative Leadership

Publication Date: 22-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 31-JUL-2013

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This guidebook will show you how, through self-awareness and strategic implementation of behaviors, you can utilize interpersonal savvy to make the most out of negative situations, develop and lead others, and create a positive working environment despite daily challenges and hardships. ...

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Positive Working Relationships Revised Edition

Positive Working Relationships Revised Edition

By: Elearn

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 17-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 26-JUN-2013

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Stuck for ideas, inspiration or just want to work differently? Management Extra brings all the best management thinking together in one package. The books are practical and well structured to provide an in depth treatment of these management topics. Titles in the series: * Business Environment * Change Management * Development for High Performance * Effective Communications * Financial Management * Information and Knowledge Management * Leadership and Management in Organisations * Leading Teams * Making Sense of Data and Information * Managing Markets and Customers *...

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Make Difficult People Disappear: How to Deal with Stressful Behavior and Eliminate Conflict

Make Difficult People Disappear: How to Deal with Stressful Behavior and Eliminate Conflict

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 01-MAY-2012

Insert Date: 13-MAY-2013

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Save your organization by building the skills to deal with difficult people We all have to work with people we can't stand to be around. Our challenge is to find creative ways to handle these difficult people. In the fable Make Difficult People Disappear, the skills and strategic plan needed to change your mindset are told through a clear, concise story. By first understanding the four main personality types in the workplace, Commander, Organizer, Relater, and Entertainer, readers can then devise effective strategies for diffusing unproductive and damaging behavior. This book serves to...

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The Truth about Lies in the Workplace

The Truth about Lies in the Workplace

By: Carol Kinsey Goman

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Publication Date: 03-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 03-MAY-2013

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You Work with a Bunch of Liars—Learn What to Do About It Sure, everyone tells little white lies now and then, but real deception in the workplace is a poison that can destroy relationships, careers, and companies. Carol Kinsey Goman, a leading workplace body language expert, combines her own experiences with the latest research to identify fifty subtle physical and vocal cues that will enable you to spot destructive workplace lies. She analyzes the role we play in supporting lies—how our own vanities, desires, self-deceptions, and rationalizations allow us to be duped. And once you detect a...

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The Magic Blackberry

The Magic Blackberry

By: David Thompson

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 01-MAY-2010

Insert Date: 01-MAY-2013

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This short story introduces you to a simple model which will help you take a more thoughtful and effective approach to the way you navigate the workplace and the relationships made with people inside and outside of your company. Written in the style of a fictional story (in same way as the author's previous book, Career Helium), the book recounts the journey of a man who discovers he has a magic BlackBerry. One day, in a moment of anger, he responds to an equally rude email. When he presses the "send" button, however, the BlackBerry refuses to send the email. Instead, the man receives a...

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Leadership in Action: Getting to the Roots of Conflict with Your Boss

Leadership in Action: Getting to the Roots of Conflict with Your Boss

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Publisher: Center for Creative Leadership

Publication Date: 01-JUN-2002

Insert Date: 30-APR-2013

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Conflict with the boss can prevent managers from effectively contributing to their organizations. But if it's clearly understood and skillfully managed, conflict can actually become a positive. ...

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Leadership in Action: A Question of Leadership - What is the Best Way for Executives to Deal with Organizational Politics?

Leadership in Action: A Question of Leadership - What is the Best Way for Executives to Deal with Organizational Politics?

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Publisher: Center for Creative Leadership

Publication Date: 01-APR-2002

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Every organization can benefit from creating supportive alliances and that executives must understand the desirability of such connections and be socially and politically savvy. ...

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BSS: Surviving Office Politics

BSS: Surviving Office Politics

By: Patrick Forsyth

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 01-JUN-2011

Insert Date: 20-APR-2013

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Lying, cheating, manipulating, conniving, backstabbing, and schmoozing. And don't forget falsifying, scheming, and even sleeping with someone. All of these go on in the workplace. And we all know someone who is engaged in using devious tactics to further their own career. If you think you can just "work hard" without paying attention to politics, then think again. Politics happens - whether you want to admit it or not. But politicking need not always be bad. You may think that politics is something that only manipulative, self-serving types engage in. But politicking merely describes the...