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Office politics

Surviving and thriving in the corporate jungle

Office politics
5.0 (23 reviews)
ISBN: 978-87-403-1103-7
1 edition
Pages : 49
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About the book

  1. Description
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Description

The workplace can be a hostile and difficult place to be and not everyone wants to see you succeed. For everyone working in an organisation this title offers valuable guidance to help you navigate successfully through this potentially hazardous aspect of office life and achieve your job and career objectives.

It offers a survival kit, presenting practical and realistic advice on how to avoid difficulties and utilise aspects of the inevitable politics of an organisation to assist your progress. So many aspects are affected: everything from your appearance and profile to the way you communicate and how you develop your skills and broaden your expertise.

You need to cope with what is thrown at you, assemble allies and avoid or isolate those who might wish you ill in a competitive environment. With understanding and care you can survive and prosper; this title will help you do so.

Content

  1. Introduction: a response to a competitive workplace
  2. Welcome to the jungle
  3. Adopting the right approach
  4. How personal image influences
  5. The role of communications
  6. Management matters
  7. Active responses and initiatives
  8. Consolidating your position

About the Author

Patrick Forsyth is a consultant, trainer and writer. He has worked with organisations large and small and in many different parts of the world. He is the author of many successful books on management, business and careers and prides himself on having a clear how-to style.

One reviewer (“Professional Marketing”) commented: Patrick has a lucid and elegant style of writing which allows him to present information in a way that is organised, focussed and easy to apply.

His writing extends beyond business and he has had published humorous books (e.g. Empty when half full) and light-hearted travel writing: his latest travel book is about Thailand and is titled Smile because it happened.

He can be contacted via www.patrickforsyth.com

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