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21 Dirty Tricks at work : How to beat the game of office politics Mike Phipps [Management books]

By: Phipps, Mike.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Capstone Publishing; Chichester 2005ISBN: 9781841126579.Subject(s): Office politicsDDC classification: 650.13
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

21 Dirty Tricks at Work is about lies. The type of underhand,pernicious and downright Machiavellian scheming that goes on inbusiness every day. An estimated £7.8bn is lost each year inthe UK alone though unnecessary and counter-productive officepoliticking. But 21 Dirty Tricks at Work is also a book of hope. Itexposes the classic manoeuvres and gives practical advice ondealing with them to the vast majority who just want to do a goodday's work. <p>21 Dirty Tricks at Work provides you with all the informationyou need to spot negative tactics and self-interested strategies.It shows you how to spot the games frequently being played and howto come out with your credibility intact and your sanitypreserved.</p> <p>So, if you are fed-up of being on the receiving end of constantbackbiting and skulduggery from workmates, join hands with theauthors and get Machiavelli on the run!</p>

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction: Immunity or Ignorance?
  • Chapter 1 Destiny Beckons
  • Chapter 2 The Apprentice
  • Chapter 3 Commuting to (no)where?
  • Chapter 4 Escalation and Attrition
  • Chapter 5 A rather SAD display
  • Chapter 6 A day at the Belfry
  • Chapter 7 Decision time
  • Epilogue: Florida - six months later
  • Appendix 1 Bibliography
  • Appendix 2 About politics at work Ltd
  • About the authors
  • Index

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