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Keeping your career on track : avoiding derailment, enriching the work experience and helping your organization

Author: David M Noer
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2016.
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"This book defines potentially career-ending pitfalls, illustrated with real-world examples, and offers advice to employees at all levels in business, nonprofit, military, government and other organizations. Topics include the consequences of power and pleasing, the illusion of immunity, meeting behavior, corrective feedback, ineffective image, nonverbal behavior, self-serving analysis and perception of management  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Noer, David M., 1939-
Keeping your career on track.
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2016
(DLC) 2016017054
(OCoLC)933590607
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David M Noer
ISBN: 9781476624136 1476624135
OCLC Number: 949885506
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface --
Self-sabotage --
Derailment by zipper --
Derailment by suicidal meeting behavior --
Derailment by political quicksand --
Insight deficits --
Derailment by feedback immunity --
Derailment by image mismanagement --
Derailment by communication constipation --
Faulty behavioral wiring --
Derailment by big feet --
Derailment by a big heart --
Derailment by a big head --
Derailment by incompatible needs --
Derailment by the need to be right --
Derailment by the need to be nasty --
Derailment by the need to be busy --
Warped perceptions --
Derailment by gunnysack --
Derailment by fantasy --
Derailment by cross-cultural blindness --
Misdirected loyalties --
Derailment by functional fixedness --
Derailment by diversity adversity --
Derailment by sub-unit arrogance --
Dysfunctional traits --
Derailment by charisma --
Derailment by irrelevance --
Derailment by avoidance --
Appendix a: the derailment risk assessment inventory --
Appendix b: the 21 derailment risk categories --
Appendix c: the 99 derailment hazards --
References --
Index.
Responsibility: David Noer.

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Career derailment, found at all organisational levels in the workplace, is under-documented. Most books examining how careers go off track deal with abstract concepts and focus only on top  Read more...

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"offers a significant number of ways in which to avoid career derailment at all levels of an organization. In concise, well-organized sections"--ARBA.

 
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