Winning the Games Scientists Play

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Plenum Press, Jan 1, 1982 - Science - 290 pages
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In this inspiring book of personal insight and sound advice, veteran scientist Carl J. Sindermann gives an insider's look at the competitive world of science and reveals the best strategies for attaining prominence and success. Taking apart the many different roles scientists must play during their careers, Sindermann compares common mistakes scientists make with what the best strategists do -- whether they are publishing papers, presenting data, chairing meetings, or coping with government or academic bureaucracy. In the end, he maintains, well-honed interpersonal skills, a savvy eye on one's competitors, and excellent science are the keys to a satisfying and successful career.

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Contents

The Importance of Interpersonal Strategies
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The Scientist as a Writer Publishing
11
The Scientist as a Performer Presenting
39
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About the author (1982)

Sindermann is a marine biologist. Since he received his advanced degrees from Harvard University, he has directed marine research laboratories in New Jersey, Maryland, and Florida and was the editor of the national journal Fishery Bulletin.

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