Winning at Office Politics

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Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1978 - Business & Economics - 287 pages
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Describes and illustrates hundreds of political strategies, including proven techniques of gaining favor, using and controlling information, power grabbing, recognizing organization taboos, and outmaneuvering your opponents

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In this book, psychologist DuBrin focuses on career management in an era of corporate restructuring and too many people vying for a limited number of management positions. He includes a self-scoring ... Read full review


The Inevitability of Office Politics
How Political Are You?
Sizing Up the Political Climate

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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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