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Stuff you don't learn in engineering school : skills for success in the real world

Author: Carl Selinger
Publisher: Piscataway, N.J. : IEEE Press ; Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Interscience, ©2004.
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An engineer & prime;s road map to professional and personal success Congratulations! You & prime;re an engineer, and now you & prime;re ready to take the corporate world by storm. But in order to succeed in your career, you & prime;ll need more than just great technical skills. You & prime;ll need to be able to promote your ideas, share them with others, and work with a wide variety of people. Stuff You Don &  Read more...
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Selinger, Carl.
Stuff you don't learn in engineering school.
Piscataway, N.J. : IEEE press ; Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Interscience, ©2004
(DLC) 2005271537
(OCoLC)56655688
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Selinger
ISBN: 9780471694465 0471694460
OCLC Number: 669009367
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 178 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Stuff you don't learn in engineering school --
Writing --
Speaking and listening --
Making decisions --
Getting feedback --
Setting priorities --
Being effective at meetings --
Understanding yourself and others --
Working in teams --
Learn to negotiate --
Being more creative --
Ethics in the workplace --
Developing leadership skills --
Adapting to the workplace --
Dealing with stress and having fun --
Taking action and summing up.
Responsibility: Carl Selinger.
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