Company Manners: How to Behave in the Workplace in the 90s

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Crown Publishing Group, Aug 3, 2011 - Business & Economics - 256 pages
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In Company Manners, Lois Wyse gives the ploys, power plays, and protocols that have nothing to do with Emily Post and everything to do with making it to the top in any corporation.

Company Manners will show you:
• How to survive and win despite mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations, shakeouts, and corporate warfare
• How to star as a team player
• How to be good to yourself in order to be better at your work
• How to turn a social event into a business coup
• How to make a one-hour lunch more productive than a two-hour meeting
• How to beat the competition
• How to deal with sex in the office
• How to read body language and unspoken signals
• How to take control of a meeting that isn't going your way
• How to make corporate pressure work for rather than against you
• How to develop your own style for success

In Wyse's no-nonsense style, illustrated with personal anecdotes and insiders' stories, Company Manners is the book for anyone who wants the best of everything in the fast-moving, hard-hitting business world.
 

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Company manners: an insider tells how to succeed in the real world of corporate protocol and power politics

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This book was written to disclose "the booby traps, the secret words, the clubby attitudes that make up company manners.'' The author's background and status in the corporate world enable her to do ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
Chapter one
Chapter two
Chapter three
Chapter four
Chapter five
Chapter six
Chapter seven
Chapter eleven
Chapter twelve
Chapter thirteen
Chapter fourteen
Chapter fifteen
Chapter sixteen
Chapter seventeen
  And Nowa Few WordsAbout You

Chapter eight
Chapter nine
Chapter ten
Chapter eighteen
About the Author
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Lois Wyse has published more than sixty books, including "Women Make the Best Friends" and the "New York Times" bestseller "Funny, You Don't Look Like a Grandmother." She has been a longtime contributing editor at "Good Housekeeping." The president and cofounder of Wyse Advertising, she lives in New York City and East Hampton, New York.

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