Head and Heart Management: Managing Attitudes, Beliefs, Behaviours and Emotions at Work

Head and Heart Management: Managing Attitudes, Beliefs, Behaviours and Emotions at Work

by A. Furnham
     
 
Good managers understand the human condition and human needs. They realise that frequently the heart rules the head, and they know what this can mean for an organization. With nearly 100 'thought-pieces' on the world of management and sales, this book explores how the heart can rule the head and is ideal for 'dipping into' on numerous occasions.

Overview

Good managers understand the human condition and human needs. They realise that frequently the heart rules the head, and they know what this can mean for an organization. With nearly 100 'thought-pieces' on the world of management and sales, this book explores how the heart can rule the head and is ideal for 'dipping into' on numerous occasions.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

'Each essay deals with an old issue in a new, provocative and amusing way. It is an ideal book to dip into and learn from.' - Business Executive

'...a breath of fresh air, laced with nitrous oxide, that will inform, provoke and entertain in equal measure. Students, too may find it useful as a lively real-world commentary to add colour and texture to their academic studies.' - Neville Osrin, Leadership Matters

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230555129
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
01/22/2008
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
230
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.02(d)

Meet the Author

ADRIAN FURNHAM is Professor of Psychology at University College, London, UK. He is on the editorial board of a number of journals, has received many awards, and was recognized as the most productive psychologist in the world from 1980 to 1989. Furnham is the author of over 600 journal articles and more than 52 books, including successful, popular management books. He acts as a consultant to a number of bodies including HM Government, British Airways, HBOS and SAP and also a number of multinational corporations. He consults for national and multinational organizations and is a weekly newspaper columnist.

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