Managing Up: 59 Ways to Build a Career-Advancing Relationship with Your Boss

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"The key to moving up? Managing Up! For readers seeking a surefire career-booster or simply looking to improve their relationship with their boss, this is a welcome guide written specifically to provide them with the skills needed to build a productive, mutually beneficial relationship with their boss.

With the inspiring collection of ideas, strategies, and tactics found in Managing Up!, readers will learn to:

• Enhance their relationship with their supervisor in a constructive and effective manner

• Accurately ...

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Overview

"The key to moving up? Managing Up! For readers seeking a surefire career-booster or simply looking to improve their relationship with their boss, this is a welcome guide written specifically to provide them with the skills needed to build a productive, mutually beneficial relationship with their boss.

With the inspiring collection of ideas, strategies, and tactics found in Managing Up!, readers will learn to:

• Enhance their relationship with their supervisor in a constructive and effective manner

• Accurately read their boss's likes and dislikes

• Provide the kind of support that helps their boss succeed

• Make sure they're in tune with their boss's goals

• Build mentoring and networking relationships throughout the organization

• Handle criticism, deal with problem bosses, and more."

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“I like the idea of managing your boss because it changes the power equation: Employees often feel helpless in the face of overwhelming authority of the people they report to. To me, what Dobson really is talking about is a way to achieve mutual respect”

--Carol Kleinman, On the Job nationally syndicated columnist

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A guide to ingratiating one's self with the boss. Fifty-nine chapters offer such advice as: don't become a threat, identify your boss's allies and enemies, do more, figure out your boss's likes and dislikes, learn to handle criticism, and tolerate bad moods. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780814470428
  • Publisher: AMACOM
  • Publication date: 1/10/2000
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 274
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Dobson is an author, consultant, and popular seminar leader in project management, communications, and personal success. Deborah S. Dobson, M.Ed., is vice president for human resources for GATX Terminals Corporation in Chicago. An expert in organizational development and management effectiveness, she has consulted for numerous Fortune 500 companies. The Dobsons live in Chicago.

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