Human relations for career and personal success

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Prentice-Hall, Jan 1, 1988 - Business & Economics - 451 pages
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Presenting an aesthetically pleasing design and warm, conversational tone, this inspiring book helps readers achieve better interpersonal relationships at home and on the job by providing them with essential knowledge about human relations. Emphasizes the relationship between work and personal life throughout the book and examines topics of current interest, such as achieving happiness, improving customer service, electronic resumes, appreciating diversity, gender differences in communication, and overcoming self-defeating behavior. Includes new/expanded discussions on the development of self-esteem, repetitive motion disorders, cognitive restructuring to resolve conflict and much more. Provides a self-discipline model with guidelines on how to develop the self-discipline necessary to achieve goals and stay motivated. Significantly broadens discussion about structuring one's life to achieve more happiness, and includes over 50% new case studies. Promotes understanding and involvement with learning objectives, lead-in cases, chapter summaries, skill-building exercises including role plays, self-quizzes, short case problems, and additional readings.

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Contents

Human Relations and Yourself
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How Work and Personal Life Influence Each Other 3 Human Relations Begins with
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Solving Problems and Making Decisions
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Andrew J. DuBrin is Professor Emeritus of Management in the College of Business at the Rochester Institute of Technology, where he served as department chairman and team leader. Dr. DuBrin has taught courses and conducted research in management, organizational behavior, leadership, and career management. He is a frequent presenter at other colleges, career schools, and universities. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial Psychology from Michigan State University. Dr. DuBrin has experience in human resource management and is a sought-after business and personal consultant in career management leadership and management development. Dr. DuBrin is an established author of both textbooks and trade books, and he regularly contributes to professional journals, magazines, newspapers, and online media. He has written textbooks on management, leadership, organizational behavior, human relations, and impression management. His trade books address management issues from charisma, team play, and office politics to overcoming career self-sabotage, coaching and mentoring.

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