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Tangling with Tyrants: Managing the Balance of Power at Work: Effective Communication and Behavior Management for the Toxic Workplace Bad Boss, Bad Managers, Workplace Bullying

Tangling with Tyrants: Managing the Balance of Power at Work: Effective Communication and Behavior Management for the Toxic Workplace Bad Boss, Bad Managers, Workplace Bullying

by Tony Deblauwe

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Overview

Do you hate your job? Perhaps you work for a bad boss with unreasonable or bad leadership skills. Tangling with Tyrants: Managing the Balance of Power at Work will help you improve any toxic workplace and overcome bullying by a bad boss or manager. This book is a must read before your fire your boss, or say "I quit!"

Great managers and effective leaders make a huge difference in productivity, job satisfaction and the overall work experience. Positive leaders can make work fun and enjoyable. Unfortunately, not everyone works for a great boss. The fact is that most bosses leave a lot to be desired.

Do You Work for a Bad Boss?
• Does your boss compliment you on a job well done?
• Does your boss collaborate with you on tasks or projects?
• Is your boss interested in your personal well-being and career development?
• Does your boss communicate expectations clearly?
• Does your boss listen effectively?
• Is your boss open to criticism and feedback?

If you answered "no" to any of these questions, then you need to read Tangling with Tyrants: Managing the Balance of Power at Work! This is a must read book that can help you improve your relationship with your boss or manager, reduce your work stress, and bring enjoyment back to the workplace. Don't hate your job! Instead, learn how to love it in spite of the imperfections.

Effective Communication
Improving relations with your boss or manager starts with effective communication. Tangling with Tyrants: Managing the Balance of Power at Work offers practical techniques that show you how to improve communication at work and build successful relationships with your boss or manager. You'll get guidance on addressing unreasonable leadership behaviors through effective communication, and you will learn to communicate in ways that will help your boss become a better manager and help you become a better employee. By applying the techniques in this book, you will be equipped with the right tools to overcome bad leadership and generate the results you want in the workplace.

Behavior Management
Workplace bullying can lead to work stress and a toxic workplace environment. Tangling with Tyrants: Managing the Balance of Power at Work shows you how to modify your behavior so as to build better relationships with toxic bosses, toxic leaders, micro managers, workplace bullies and other tyrants in the workplace. The techniques you will learn will lead to greater job satisfaction and a better relationship with your boss or manager.
Awards

2009 Winner Readers Favorite Book Award
2010 Winner Rebecca's Reads Literary Award
2010 Winner Reader Views Literary Award
2010 Winner Axiom Business Book Award

Critical Acclaim

"Tony Deblauwe's approach to dealing with an abrasive, domineering boss is both insightful and inspired."
-Laura Crawshaw, author of "Taming the Abrasive Manager"

"Tangling with Tyrants offers hope and alternatives for people who may think quitting is the only option for dealing with a bad boss."
- Forward Magazine

"This book is a terrific and practical guide to dealing with bosses, and demonstrates a remarkable talent by Deblauwe to understand where key elements of power are focused in the workplace."
- BookReview.com

"Tangling with Tyrants identifies and explains dysfunctional relationship roles, what behaviors will adversely affect an employee, and actually changing the relationship dynamics with enduring, practical, applicable solutions."
- Midwest Book Review


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780984552771
Publisher: HR4Change Press
Publication date: 02/13/2009
Pages: 132
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.31(d)

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