Empowered Manager: Positive Political Skills at Work

Empowered Manager: Positive Political Skills at Work

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by Peter Block, Block
     
 

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Shows managers at all levels how they can empower themselves to shape an organization they are proud of by developing positive political skills in their dealings with subordinates, peers, and superiors. Offers practical advice to help managers: counteract the bureaucratic pressures that encourage cautiousness, depAndency, buck-passing, and powerlessness; and

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Shows managers at all levels how they can empower themselves to shape an organization they are proud of by developing positive political skills in their dealings with subordinates, peers, and superiors. Offers practical advice to help managers: counteract the bureaucratic pressures that encourage cautiousness, depAndency, buck-passing, and powerlessness; and create a strong vision of what an organization can become.One of the best-selling and most widely talked about management books of its time.Author Peter block shows how to effectively challenge the bureaucratic mentality that stifles initiative and breeds depAndency and manipulation in organizations. Addressing courage, greatness and meaning in life, Block offers practical strategies for kindling in oneself and others the entrepreneurial spirit that makes businesses thrive and leads to a more successful, fulfilling life.

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"...its advice couldmuster middle management’s entrepreneurial spirit."(getAbstract, August 2006)

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ISBN-13:
9781555422653
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/28/1991
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
252
Sales rank:
626,875
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.37(h) x 0.67(d)

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