Games companies play : an insider's guide to surviving and winning in office politics Gerry Griffin [Text]

Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Oxford Capstone 2002Description: 256 p. pbk.ISBN: 9781841120119.Subject(s): Office politicsDDC classification: 650.13
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Everyone plays office politics, no matter how much they dislike it.The Games Companies Play shows you how to play and win in thosemessy, murky, and sometimes downright dirty office games. Fivedifferent categories of political challenges in the office areexplored with real-life anecdotes and commentary that will helpreaders recognize the situation they're in and plot the rightcourse of action. Whether avoiding getting 'downsized', fightingoff a whiz-kid challenger, or looking for a promotion, GamesCompanies Play will show you how to play the game... and win!

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Acknowledgements
  • Preface
  • Section I The Scenario
  • 1 We are at War
  • 2 Playing the Game
  • Section II War Stories
  • 3 Personalities
  • 4 Culture Clashes
  • 5 Carrers and Promotions
  • 6 The Politics of Space
  • Section III Survival
  • 7 Case Study: Call-centres Versus Teleworking
  • 8 A-Z Survival Guide to Game-playing: How to Play Games More Successfully
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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