The Resilient Manager: Navigating the Challenges of Working Life

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Resilient people are happier, healthier, and more productive. Psychologist and business writer Adrian Furnham takes a sideways and entertaining look at the challenges of being a leader, demonstrating how resilience can be honed, developed, and used as a personal life raft to keep afloat in the face of adversity.

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The Resilient Manager: Navigating the Challenges of Working Life

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Overview

Resilient people are happier, healthier, and more productive. Psychologist and business writer Adrian Furnham takes a sideways and entertaining look at the challenges of being a leader, demonstrating how resilience can be honed, developed, and used as a personal life raft to keep afloat in the face of adversity.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781137361066
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 11/26/2013
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Adrian Furnham is a business writer, speaker, consultant and as Professor of Psychology at University College, London, a globally recognized expert on leadership and organizational psychology. He has been a consultant to over 20 major international companies, with particular interests in top team development, management change performance management systems, psychometric testing and leadership derailment. He speaks regularly all over the world on training courses and company workshops, including PwC, Goldman Sachs, Lloyds TSB, HSBC, BA, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 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 has been a newspaper columnist at the Financial Times, Sunday Times and the Daily Telegraph and is a regular contributor to national and international radio and television stations including the BBC, CNN, and ITV. In 2013 was nominated by HR magazine as the 3rd Most Influential People in HR. He speaks regularly at conferences around the world being well known as approachable, well-informed and entertaining. He is on the editorial board of a number of journals, has received many awards, and has written over 1000 scientific papers and 70 books, including successful, popular management books.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction

1. Building a Team

2. Getting the Best out of People

3. The Daily Grind

4. It's all in the Delivery – Management Behavior

5. Learning on the Job

6. Life Beyond

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