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Working the shadow side : a guide to positive behind-the-scenes management

Author: Gerard Egan
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©1994.
Series: Jossey-Bass management series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Offers managers, consultants, and employees alike a practical starter kit that reveals how to identify, manage, and gain value from the below-the surface activities in an organization.

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Genre/Form: Ouvrage général
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Egan, Gerard.
Working the shadow side.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©1994
(OCoLC)891919197
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gerard Egan
ISBN: 0787900117 9780787900113
OCLC Number: 30777062
Description: xv, 276 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: What goes on in the shadows --
What is the shadow side? The covert, undiscussed, and undiscussable things that drive your organization --
Getting attuned to the shadows --
Mining value from the shadow side --
Uncovering the economics of the shadow side --
Becoming an effective behind-the-scenes manager --
Revealing your organization's hidden culture --
"The way we do things here": a primer of beliefs, values, and norms --
Making the culture serve your business --
Managing the shadow side of people --
Personal styles: the good, the bad, the ugly, and the ambiguous --
Working with personal styles and promoting productive relationships --
In-groups, out-groups, cliques, and clubs: finding value in your organization's social realities --
Positive political skills at work --
Turf, power, agendas, and resources: the anatomy of organizational politics --
How to practice positive politics --
Bringing it all together --
Making the hidden organization serve the business --
Epilogue: making chaos your friend.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass management series.
Responsibility: Gerard Egan.
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"This comprehensive work puts in perspective the tremAndous economic benefit that managers can add to their organizations by not only recognizing the effect of the shadow side, but managing it well. Read more...

 
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