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Danger in the comfort zone : from boardroom to mailroom--how to break the entitlement habit that's killing American business

Author: Judith M Bardwick
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Amacom, American Management Association, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Argues that people at all levels of American business are preoccupied with their rewards and not their responsibilities.

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Judith M Bardwick
ISBN: 0814478867 9780814478868
OCLC Number: 468775929
Description: 1 online resource (255 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction : a new look at a familiar pattern --
Part one --
Danger in the comfort zone --
The American dream scattered --
When organizations are too comfortable --
the lethargy of entitlement --
When organizations are too stressed --
the paralysis of fear --
When organizations are revitalized --
the energy of earning --
Understanding how people work --
the earning curve --
Moving away from entitlement --
increase pressure --
Moving away from fear --
decrease pressure --
Maintaining the creative energy of earning --
The new paradigm --
On the personal side --
Questions and answers --
Part two --
Finding comfort in endless danger --
The borderless economy --
Get real --
Operate in optimum ways --
Critical conditions : trust, commitment, success --
Give thanks for hard times.
Responsibility: Judith M. Bardwick.

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