The Talented Manager: 67 Gems of Business Wisdom

Paperback | March 15, 2012

byAdrian Furnham

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In this new collection of articles on talent acquisition and retention, Adrian Furnham, author of The Elephant in the Boardroom, offers an engaging and witty look into the world of the talented manager. Based on solid research, this book offers a substantial introduction to the importance of talent in the workplace.

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In this new collection of articles on talent acquisition and retention, Adrian Furnham, author of The Elephant in the Boardroom, offers an engaging and witty look into the world of the talented manager. Based on solid research, this book offers a substantial introduction to the importance of talent in the workplace.

ADRIAN FURNHAM Professor of Psychology at University College, London, UK. He is on the editorial board of a number of journals, has received many awards, and was recognized as the most productive psychologist in the world from 1980 to 1989. He is the author of over 600 journal articles and more than 42 books, including successful, po...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9.66 × 6.22 × 0.56 inPublished:March 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023036974X

ISBN - 13:9780230369740

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Table of Contents

A Walk in the Woods

Aberrant Self-Promotion at WorkAesthetics at WorkAll the Questions and All the AnswersAppraisal SystemsBeware of CreativesBlame StormingCareer SuccessChangeCharlatan DetectionCould do BetterDifferent Perspectives Does Coaching Work?Evidence at WorkExpansionFaking ItFace-ism and Shape-ism at WorkFood at WorkGender and Job SatisfactionHating HRHow Management Style Leads Directly to Profit and LossImproving ReferencesIncentive SchemesInspirational TeachersInterview TechniquesLie DetectorsLoafers, Suckers and Free-RidersThe Obsolescent CEOMarket ResearchMentoring at WorkMoney as a MotivatorNutters at WorkPeanuts and MonkeysPower and Status in OrganisationsProcesses, Profit and PeopleProtecting Vulnerable CustomersQuant Jocks and Qual JillsRecognition Programmes that don't WorkReligion at WorkResilience and HardinessResistance to ChangeSeven Lessons for AppraisalShowing off the CEO

Smart ArsesSpirituality at WorkStriving for PowerSurveillance at WorkTaking Care and Taking ChargeTaking OffenceThe Catch Phrase TechniqueThe Content of Job AdvertisementsThe Dangers of ForecastingThe Drive for MoneyThe Emotional Contract at WorkThe Leader Profit ChainThe Legacy ProblemThe Narcissistic ManagerThe Hyper-moral ObsessiveThe Scientific Understanding of the PublicThe Work EthicTo do a PhDWhat is Conscientiousness?Whistle Blowing at WorkWit at WorkWriting as TherapyWriting Your Own Obituary