Rules of Office Politics

Rules of Office Politics

by Rob Yeung
     
 

With advice on confronting unavoidable political situations and vanquishing the efforts of Machiavellian coworkers, this manual provides resources for navigating the lying, cheating, manipulating, conniving, backstabbing, and schmoozing sea typical of office environments. Not merely for devious and manipulative workers looking to further their own careers, office…  See more details below

Overview

With advice on confronting unavoidable political situations and vanquishing the efforts of Machiavellian coworkers, this manual provides resources for navigating the lying, cheating, manipulating, conniving, backstabbing, and schmoozing sea typical of office environments. Not merely for devious and manipulative workers looking to further their own careers, office politics is redefined as a tool that can be used effectively as a means to influence others in the workplace positively, so that managers, executives, consultants, and young professionals new to the workplace can learn to better themselves as well as the organizations for which they work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781904879855
Publisher:
Cyan Communications
Publication date:
04/28/2007
Series:
Rules of ... Ser.
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
4.56(w) x 7.31(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Rob Yeung is a director of Talentspace, a leading business psychology consultancy where he specializes in recruitment and leadership, and the author of The Rules of EQ and The Rules of Networking. He is a regular contributor to The Financial Times, frequently appears on CNN, and recently presented a series on jobhunting for the BBC.

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