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When Organization Fails: Why Authority Matters develops the study of authority as an area of investigation in organizational communication and management. As a research topic, authority has rarely been addressed in depth in the management and organizational communication literature. It is critical, however, to maintaining unity of purpose and action of the organization, and it is frequently cited by organizational members themselves.... more...

Every leader is also a follower. Both good leaders and good followers exhibit many of the same characteristics. Both think for themselves, both are active in the leadership process, and both exhibit positive energy. Traditionally, leadership classes and leadership development programs devote little time and attention to developing effective follower skills because most organizational leaders erroneously assume that employees know how to follow. This... more...

Master the art of negotiation and gain the competitive advantage Now revised and updated, the second edition of The Negotiation Book will teach you about one of the most important skills in business. We all have to negotiate at some point; whether in the office or at home and good negotiation skills can have a profound effect on our lives – both financially and personally. No other skill will give you a better chance of optimizing your... more...

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DK Essential Managers: Negotiating is the visual guide that gives you all the know-how you need to be a more effective manager. Now newly updated with an all-new graphic approach to explaining key techniques and skills, the best-selling DK Essential Managers: Negotiating features: A practical, "how-to" approach teaches you the negotiating skills you need to succeed. Step-by-step instructions, tips, checklists, and "Ask yourself"... more...

In January 1995, the first Complexity Seminar was held at the London School of Economics, in the UK. This was quite a momentous occasion as it proved to be the turning point for the series of seminars, which had started in December 1992. That seminar and those that followed it, had a profound effect on the research interests of Eve Mitleton-Kelly, the initiator and organiser of the series and editor of this volume, and thus laid the foundation for what... more...


Now in paperback, the acclaimed guide by a leading workplace expert that offers essential advice about how to succeed at work by avoiding the pitfalls of pervasive credit-grabbing and finger-pointing. In this important book, praised by bestselling management expert Robert Sutton as “a modern management classic; one of the most well-crafted business books I have ever read,” psychologist and workplace consultant Ben Dattner reveals that at the root... more...

The Dealmaker's Ten Commandments provides a practical, no-nonsense methodology for negotiating deals, managing your time and handling crisis, all at the highest level. Authored by one of the entertainment industry's most beloved success stories, prominent transactional attorney and former child actor, Jeff B. Cohen, created The Dealmaker's Ten Commandments to overcome resistance and achieve his goals without losing his soul along the way. Although... more...

Here is a collection of ancient Chinese maxims on strategy, battlefield tactics, and deception—in the spirit of such classics as The Art of War and The Book of Five Rings—made fresh and relevant with contemporary examples and explanation. The origin of The 36 Strategies of the Martial Arts is unknown; however, the text is a synthesis of various military principles, political expressions, and even folk sayings, some of which are from sources that... more...

The definitive organization management text for executives and aspiring business leaders Organization: Contemporary Principles and Practices, Second Edition is the completely updated and revised landmark guide to "macro" organization theory and design, fully grounded in current international practice. International management expert John Child explores the conditions facilitating the development of new organizational forms and provides... more...

The Human Skills: Elicitation and Interviewing (2nd Edition) is Frank Stopa's second book in The Human Skills series providing proven techniques for collecting the accurate information you need to make critical decisions. Mr. Stopa's techniques have been used in the domestic and foreign counter terrorism worlds to validate human intelligence sources. They've been used in police interrogations to extract valid admissions from hardened criminals. And,... more...