From squeaky wheels to loud ducks, this book will help you to understand and accept differences at work This business fable offers readers an alternate view of diversity through the use of practical stories and cultural anecdotes.
Quiet leaders are masters at bringing out the best performance in others. They improve the thinking of people around them - improving the way their brains process information - without telling anyone what to do. This book provides a brain-based approach that helps executives and managers improve their own and their colleagues' performance.
Learn the secrets to creating joy in your work and in your life, no matter what is happening around you-as taught by Professor Rao to business students at top b-schools including Columbia, London Business School, Haas, and more.
Do talent and hard work count for nothing? Is politics everything? This book reveals the murky underside of modern office life. It shows how with the right mindset, you can distinguish and deal with toxic and over promoted colleagues, charm your way through interviews and use office politics to your advantage.
Examines how to create conversations which encourage personal development, exploring the ways in which we can interact to help support and improve performance. This book demonstrates how important it is to relate theoretical models to specific situations in order to gain real practical benefits.
Provides a tool kit for managers tasked with raising performance and sustaining motivation. This book introduces managers to techniques largely drawn from Brief Therapy. It presents the principles of solution focussed thinking and shows how those principles can be applied to issues which managers may find facing as willing or enforced coaches.
A new introductory text for modules in work psychology. Written for business and psychology students, it bridges the gap between business and psychology, making the psychological theories accessible to business students and providing psychology students with an understanding of how key business priorities inform psychology.
Argues that a commitment to diversity is frequently substituted for a commitment to actual change. This title traces the work that diversity does, examining how the term is used and the way it serves to make questions about racism seem impertinent.
Identifies the unconventional entrepreneurs who are solving some of the world's pressing economic, social, and environmental problems. This title also shows how these pioneers are disrupting industries, value chains, and business models - and in the process creating markets around the world.