The toxic executive: how to report to, work with, or manage the SOB down the hall

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HarperCollins, Mar 19, 1993 - Business & Economics - 306 pages
Filled with witty anecdotes and celebrity stories from Frank Lorenzo, Frank Purdue, and Don Regan, among others, this corporate survival guide instructs readers in the art of dealing with caustic managers. National ad/promo. Tour.

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Contents

Introducing the Toxic Executive 1 Typical Toxic Executive Behaviors
3
The Determinants of Toxic Behavior
36
The Needs Hierarchy
47
Institutional Darwinism
55
The Axes of Action Reaction and Change
60
Types of Toxic Executives
73
The SelfInvolved Toxic Executive
75
The Toxic Disorganizer
112
The Valueless T E
169
The Addicted Toxic Executive
210
The Toxic Executive and
235
Getting Along with the Toxic Executive
237
From Toxic to Caring in Twelve Easy Steps
259
Notes
277
Index
293
Copyright

The Fiscally Abusive T E
140

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About the author (1993)

Stanley Foster Reed has consulted on numerous global deals, including Allied Chemical, Gillette, and Seiko Watch.

Alexandra Reed Lajoux is chief knowledge officer of the National Association of Corporate Directors and the coauthor of several M&A books.

H. Peter Nesvold, C.F.A., C.P.A is a vice president of Bear Stearns. He has advised on M&A transactions for top companies such as America Online and Time Warner.

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