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Power, influence, and persuasion are not only key ingredients for success in the HR field; they are also skills that can be learned This book offers advice and tools for effectively commanding attention, changing minds, and influencing decision makers from the CEO to front-line managers. Today''s HR professionals work side by side with senior executives to devise a strategy for their organizations and to marshal the talent and resources to implement it. That means going beyond the traditional HR domain and mastering the fundamentals of all aspects of business and management. The Business Literacy for HR Professionals series, developed in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management, is designed to help HR professionals to do exactly that. Covering essential areas such as negotiation, decision-making, change management, finance, and more, these highly practical books will help HR professionals achieve their goal to be true strategic partners who bring additional bottom-line value to their organizations.