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Why CEOs fail : the 11 behaviors that can derail your climb to the top-and how to manage them

Author: David L Dotlich; Peter C Cairo
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In Why CEOs Fail, David L. Dotlich and Peter C. Cairo describe the most common characteristics of derailed top executives and how you can avoid them.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David L Dotlich; Peter C Cairo
ISBN: 0787967637 9780787967635
OCLC Number: 51607483
Description: xxviii, 176 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Arrogance: You're right and everybody else is wrong --
Melodrama: you always grab the center of attention --
Volatility: your mood shifts are sudden and unpredictable --
Excessive caution: the next decision you make may be your first --
Habitual distrust: you focus on the negatives --
Aloofness: you disengage and disconnect --
Mischievousness: you know that rules are only suggestions --
Eccentricity: it's fun to be different just for the sake of it --
Passive resistance: your silence is misinterpreted as agreement --
Perfectionism: you get the little things right while the big things go wrong --
Eagerness to please: you want to win any popularity contest --
Why CEOs succeed.
Responsibility: David L. Dotlich, Peter C. Cairo ; forewords by Ram Charan and Robert Hogan.
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