It Takes More Than a Carrot and a Stick: Practical Ways for Getting Along with People You Can't Avoid at Work

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Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2001 - Business & Economics - 143 pages
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Coworker relationships influence quality of life, both on and off the job. Wess Roberts shows how workplace colleagues can get along, whether their natural personalities mesh like gears or clash like cats and dogs.It Takes More Than a Carrot and a Stick provides practical tips and surefire tactics for working with anyone. The book addresses how to get along with the 15 self-limited character types commonly encountered at work, from "Imperious Jerks" to "Perpetual Victims." Roberts walks the reader through each character type, giving concrete advice on how to thrive with others.

 

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Contents

Empty Suits
12
Androids
26
Sloughers
44
Faultfinders
61
Bungee Jumpers
68
Perpetual Victims
78
Colleague Slayers
88
Productivity Rebels
96
Temperamental Tyrants
106
TouchyFeelies
117
Frequent Fliers
125
Afterword
137
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About the author (2001)

Wess Roberts, Ph.D., is a successful author, speaker, and executive coach. Combined, his three previous workplace-focused books have sold more than 1.2 million copies worldwide. His Leadership Secrets of Attila the Hun spent three months as a New York Times best seller.

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