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Myths of work : the stereotypes and assumptions holding your organization back

Author: Ian MacRae; Adrian Furnham
Publisher: London, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Kogan Page Limited, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tackle and debunk the most pervasive myths about work and the workplace to help you get the most out of your career and organization.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Furnham, Adrian.
Myths of work.
London ; New York : Kogan Page, 2018
(DLC) 2017043332
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian MacRae; Adrian Furnham
ISBN: 9780749481285 0749481285 9780749481292 0749481293
OCLC Number: 1003489324
Description: viii, 178 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: <ul style='padding-top:0;padding-left:0;list-style:none;'><li><ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'><li>Chapter - 01: Myth 1 - Staff Should Work 8 Hours a Day Monday to Friday;</li><li>Chapter - 02: Myth 2 - Working From Home Reduces Productivity;</li><li>Chapter - 03: Myth 3 - Social Media Should Never Be Used at Work;</li><li>Chapter - 04: Myth 4 - Listening to Music Whilst Working is Distracting;</li><li>Chapter - 05: Myth 5 - Health and Safety is the Enemy;</li><li>Chapter - 06: Myth 6 - Surveillance Improves Performance;</li><li>Chapter - 07: Myth 7 - Creating a Google-Style Office Environment Will Make Staff More Innovative;</li><li>Chapter - 08: Myth 8 - Mindfulness is the Answer to all Problems;</li><li>Chapter - 09: Myth 9 - Neuroscience is the Silver Bullet to Workplace Problems;</li><li>Chapter - 10: Myth 10 - Start-Ups Need a Different Type of Leader to Succeed;</li><li>Chapter - 11: Myth 11 - It's Better to have Higher Self-Esteem at Work;</li><li>Chapter - 12: Myth 12 - We Only Use 10% of our Brain at Work;</li><li>Chapter - 13: Myth 13 - Making Workplaces Sustainable is a Burden;</li><li>Chapter - 14: Myth 14 - The Best Way to Motivate People is to Pay Them More;</li><li>Chapter - 15: Myth 15 - Employees Who Work the Longest are the Most Valuable People;</li><li>Chapter - 16: Myth 16 - People Should Retire at 65;</li><li>Chapter - 17: Myth 17 - Perfectionists Make the Best Employees;</li><li>Chapter - 18: Myth 18 - Women aren't as Competitive as Men at Work;</li><li>Chapter - 19: Myth 19 - People Personalities can be Categorised;</li><li>Chapter - 20: Myth 20 - Sexuality and Gender should be Taken into Account at Work;</li><li>Chapter - 21: Myth 21 - Millennials are Changing the Workplace;</li><li>Chapter - 22: Myth 22 - Co-Workers Shouldn't Form Romantic Relationships;</li><li>Chapter - 23: Myth 23 - Teaching and Training are the Same;</li><li>Chapter - 24: Myth 24 - Annual Appraisals are the Best Way to Measure Performance;</li><li>Chapter - 25: Myth 25 - High Achievers Make Great Managers;</li><li>Chapter - 26: Myth 26 - A Computer is Going to Take Your Job;</li><li>Chapter - 27: Myth 27 - Open Plan Offices are Always the Best Option</li></ul></li></ul>
Responsibility: Ian MacRae and Adrian Furnham.

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