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How To Be A Star At Work
     

How To Be A Star At Work

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by Robert E. Kelley
 
After a 10-year investigation into star performers at companies ranging from Bell Labs to Hewlett-Packard, Robert E. Kelley explains that being a star has little to do with your intelligence, creativity, sociability, or ambition. What distinguishes stars are the strategies they use to do their own work and to work effectively with others -- strategies that allow them

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After a 10-year investigation into star performers at companies ranging from Bell Labs to Hewlett-Packard, Robert E. Kelley explains that being a star has little to do with your intelligence, creativity, sociability, or ambition. What distinguishes stars are the strategies they use to do their own work and to work effectively with others -- strategies that allow them to double their productivity while working less.

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Library Journal - Library Journal
Contrary to popular belief, Kelley believes that star employees are made, not born. His nine new breakthrough strategies are "initiative, networking, self-management, perspective, followership, leadership, teamwork, organizational savvy and show-tell."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812926767
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
04/14/1998
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.44(w) x 9.58(h) x 1.15(d)

What People are Saying About This

William C. Byham
This book can make a real difference in your life by helping you enhance your ability to both get and keep a job. Robert Kelley reveals the secrets that can make you someone the company will fight to keep.
-- Author of Zapp: The Lightning of Empowerment
Daniel Goleman
A landmark -- immensely practical.
-- Author of Emotional Intelligence

Meet the Author

Robert E. Kelley. Ph.D., teaches at Carnegie Mellon University and spent ten years "in the trenches" researching the personal and professional characteristics of star performers.

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