The Engaging Manager: The Joy of Management and Being Managed

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In this new collection of articles on managing and being managed, Adrian Furnham, author of Bad Apples, offers an engaging and witty look into the world of being an engaging manager. Based on strong research, this book offers a substantial introduction to the joy of management.

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Overview

In this new collection of articles on managing and being managed, Adrian Furnham, author of Bad Apples, offers an engaging and witty look into the world of being an engaging manager. Based on strong research, this book offers a substantial introduction to the joy of management.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781137273864
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 11/27/2012
  • Pages: 228
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

ADRIAN FURNHAM 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. He is the author of over 600 journal articles and more than 42 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 writes regular columns in the Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Times and is a frequent contributor to BBC radio and television.

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Table of Contents

A Good Send-Off
A Victim of Downsizing
A Work Prenup
Acting the Part
Action and Reaction
Alumni Activities
Assessing Management Potential
Boss Intolerance
Capacity and Performance
Change
Computer Pains
Cupid among the Cubicles
Don't Feed the Trolls
Double De-Motivation
Early Adaptors
Entrepreneurial Managers
Expatocracy
Fashion Victims
Female Negotiators
Gendered Working in Job Ads
Green Work Place
Hourly Payments
How to Get a Job
Hypocrisy at work
I'm OK
Journeys To Work
Leap Year Antics
Motivating Your Staff
Mystery Shoppers
Negotiation Skills
Off Duty
Passive Aggressiveness
Pathetic Prizes
Pay at Work
Real Merit Pay
Relationship Building
Religion at Work
Retail Detail
Rigour vs. Relevance
Safety at Work
Sconsable Offences
Self-Awareness
Serious Assessment
Sex at Work
Silocitus
Smells At Work
Splitting at Work
Staff Surveys
Survey Results
Switching Off After Work
The Dark Side of Happiness
The Importance of Conscientiousness
The Marshmallow Test
The Personality of Referees
The Power of Priming
The Undeserving Rich
They F**k You Up, Your Supervisor and Boss
Truth in Interviews
Under and Over Staffed
Why Go to University?
Why Change Programmes Don't Work
Willpower
Work and Longevity
Workaholism
You're So Vain

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