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The empowered manager : positive political skills at work

Author: Peter Block
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 1987.
Series: Jossey-Bass management series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes pressures that discourage initiative, dull creativity and dissuade risk-taking, and presents ideas on how to create plans that motivate people in organizations to give their best.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Block, Peter, 1939-
Empowered manager.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 1987
(OCoLC)904059042
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Block
ISBN: 1555420192 9781555420192 1555422659 9781555422653
OCLC Number: 14099860
Description: xxviii, 214 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1: Politics in the workplace: rekindling the entrepreneurial spirit --
Personal choices that shape the work environment --
Origins of the bureaucratic mentality --Developing antidotes for bureaucracy --
Part 2: Positive political skills at work --
Creating a vision of greatness: the first step toward empowerment --
Building support for your vision: negotiating with allies and adversaries --
Balancing autonomy and dependence: peace with those around you --
Facing organizational realities: continual acts of courage --
Enacting the vision: the essence of empowerment.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass management series.
Responsibility: Peter Block.
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..".its advice couldmuster middle management's entrepreneurial spirit."("getAbstract," August 2006)

 
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