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Born Entrepreneurs, Born Leaders : How Your Genes Affect Your Work Life.

Author: Scott Shane
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It's no secret that your genes have a subtle, but powerful impact on your job and career. But did you know that your DNA accounts for one third of the difference between you and your co-workers in many aspects of work life, from job satisfaction to income level? That's the revelation of this fascinating book--one that will change the way you think It's no secret that your genes have a subtle, but powerful impact on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Shane
ISBN: 9780199706396 0199706395 9780195373424 0195373421
OCLC Number: 609861656
Description: 1 online resource (279 pages)
Contents: Contents; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. DNA at Work: Your Genes and Organizational Behavior; 3. Why That Job? The Genetic Foundations of Your Work Interests; 4. Happy at Work? How Your Genes Affect Your Job Satisfaction; 5. Instinctive Choices: Genetic Influences on Decision Making; 6. DNA at the Office: How Your Genes Affect Your Management Style; 7. Born Leaders? How Your Genes Influence Your Approach to Leadership; 8. Creative Genius? Your Genetic Predisposition for Creativity and Innovation; 9. Born Entrepreneurs? How Your Genes Affect Your Tendency to Start Companies. 10. Good Workers, Bad Workers: How Your Genes Influence Your Job Performance and Your Income11. Your Genes Matter! So What?; Notes; Index.

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It's no secret that your genes have a subtle, but powerful impact on your job and career. But did you know that your DNA accounts for one third of the difference between you and your co-workers in many aspects of work life, from job satisfaction to income level? That's the revelation of this fascinating book--one that will change the way you think It's no secret that your genes have a subtle, but powerful impact on your job and career. But did you know that your DNA accounts for one third of the difference between you and your co-workers in many aspects of work life, from job satisfaction to i.

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