Why work: motivating and leading the new generation

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Simon and Schuster, 1988 - Business & Economics - 270 pages
Based on seven years of research and more than four hundred interviews, this survey of today's young professionals reveal changing attitudes toward work, new innovative styles of leadership, and a desire for more expansive, opportunitistic positions

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PREFACE
9
INTRODUCTION A THEORY FOR OUR TlME
19
CHAPTER
25
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MICHAEL MACCOBY, PH.D., is president of the Maccoby Group and director of the Project on Technology, Work, and Character, a nonprofit research center. A psychoanalyst, anthropologist, and consultant, Dr. Maccoby has advised leaders at numerous corporations, from AT&T to Volvo, as well as at institutions such as the World Bank. From 1970 to 1990, he led a research program on leadership and work at
Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. He is the author of the bestseller "The Gamesman" and author or coauthor of seven other books, most recently "Why Work? Motivating the New Workforce," He lives in Washington, D.C.

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