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Throwing the elephant : Zen and the art of managing up

Author: Stanley Bing
Publisher: New York : HarperBusiness, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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If an elephant stomps on your head and there is no one around to see it, did it stomp on your head at all? The answer is yes, if that elephant is your boss. Can anything be done about these enormous, gray, and sometimes smelly beasts? The answer is yes, if you know Business Zen. For thousands of years, Zen masters have plumbed the secrets of the universe while wearing comfortable clothing. Now you, too, can learn  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Bing
ISBN: 0060188618 9780060188610
OCLC Number: 48014641
Description: xxxiv, 201 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Responsibility: Stanley Bing.
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If an elephant stomps on your head and there is no one around to see it, did it stomp on your head at all? The answer is yes, if that elephant is your boss. Can anything be done about these enormous, gray, and sometimes smelly beasts? The answer is yes, if you know Business Zen. For thousands of years, Zen masters have plumbed the secrets of the universe while wearing comfortable clothing. Now you, too, can learn the wisdom of the ancients and win valuable prizes. It may be easier than you dare to imagine. Don't you already spend a good part of your day sitting and thinking about nothing for hours on end? That's Zen! You're already doing it! The author offers the nicest possible way to manipulate one's executive elephant to achieve enlightenment--and power.

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