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Title:
What smart people do when dumb things happen at work : hundreds of tips for dealing with all the blunders, glitches, traps, and setbacks that sabotage your road to success
Author:
Watson, Charles E.
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Publication Information:
Franklin Lakes, NJ : Career Press, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
255 pages : 23 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781564143952
Format :
Book

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Central Library HF5381 .W2148 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Summary

Covers ways to avoid burnout, dealing with egos, improving workplace relationships, earning a good reputation, and fostering teamwork.


Author Notes

Charles E. Watson, Ph.D., is professor of management at Miami University in Ohio and has more than 25 years of teaching experience. He has lectured on management throughout the United States and abroad, and consulted for numerous companies, including Gibraltar Steel, Sun Oil, and Procter and Gamble. Dr. Watson is the author of five previous books and dozens of articles on management.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 9
Chapter 1 The Broken Compass Reaching your destination by sticking to the best coursep. 23
Chapter 2 The Unbalanced Scale Weighing options accurately to find the best decisionp. 39
Chapter 3 The Applause Meter Pursuing high purposes rather than seeking popularityp. 53
Chapter 4 The Fool's Gold Earning yourself a 24-karat reputationp. 69
Chapter 5 The Shrinking Violet Finding the courage to do the right thingp. 91
Chapter 6 The Strangling Vine Nipping difficulties in the budp. 109
Chapter 7 The Stalled Engine Jump-starting performance by acting boldlyp. 131
Chapter 8 The Cheap Suit Stressing the best rather than the goodp. 147
Chapter 9 The Fat Cat Getting better results by giving away more of yourselfp. 165
Chapter 10 The Leaky Boat Plugging holes that destroy trustp. 179
Chapter 11 The Derailed Train Connecting with people to produce resultsp. 199
Chapter 12 The Proud Peacock Trimming the feathers of out-of-control egosp. 215
Chapter 13 The Dead Battery Energizing self-improvement by learning from experiencep. 233
Conclusionp. 251
Indexp. 253

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