Taming the Abrasive Manager: How to End Unnecessary Roughness in the Workplace

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Wiley, Sep 24, 2007 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
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Taming the Abrasive Manager is an ideal resource for managers, human resource professionals, coaches, and anyone who works for or with an abrasive boss. Executive coach Dr. Laura Crawshaw— known as the “Boss Whisperer” for her work in this field—shares her discoveries on how to tame the deep fears that drive abrasive managers to attack their coworkers. In her straight-shooting style, Crawshaw offers invaluable insights gained from her encounters with abrasive bosses in corporate jungles who aggressively defend against threats to their dominance in the high-risk business of survival. These insights, combined with lessons learned from employees and organizations who have successfully reined in their unmanageable bosses, provide realistic solutions that will improve the workplace for everyone.

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Dr. Crawshaw provides insight that can only come from such a unique background and combination of experience that spans multiple disciplines. Brilliant. Read full review

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Laura Crawshaw, Ph.D., L.C.S.W. is president of Executive Insight Development Group, Inc., an executive coaching firm specializing in abrasive leaders and dysfunctional teams. She is a member of the International Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations, the American Psychological Association, and the International Coach Federation. She can be contacted at www.executiveinsight.com.

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