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The PITA principle : how to work with and avoid becoming a pain in the ass

Author: Robert Orndorff; Dulin Clark
Publisher: Indianapolis : JIST Pub., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through entertaining stories and real-life work situations, this book describes the different kinds of PITAs you might encounter at work. The authors expose possible motives for your coworker's annoying ways and offer practical strategies for understanding, getting along with, and getting the most from each type of difficult coworker.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Orndorff; Dulin Clark
ISBN: 9781593575519 1593575513
OCLC Number: 226389318
Description: x, 227 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Understanding the PITA principle --
The sealed PITA: a closed-off coworker who doesn't want your feedback --
The crusty PITA: a negative, grouchy coworker --
The overstuffed PITA: a full-of-himself glory hound --
The soggy PITA: a needy whiner --
The sloppy PITA: disorganized and oblivious --
The make-your-own (rigid) PITA: picky and inflexible --
The royal PITA: a pampered prima donna --
The combo PITA: the worst of several worlds --
A sampler platter of honorable-mention PITAs --
Assessing and determining your PITA profile --
A personal approach to PITA change --
Appendix: research support for the PITA principle.
Responsibility: Robert Orndorff and Dulin Clark.
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Through entertaining stories and real-life work situations, this book describes the different kinds of PITAs you might encounter at work. The authors expose possible motives for your coworker's annoying ways and offer practical strategies for understanding, getting along with, and getting the most from each type of difficult coworker.

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