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Black faces in white places : 10 game-changing strategies to achieve success and find greatness

Author: Randal Pinkett; Jeffrey Robinson; Philana Patterson
Publisher: New York : American Management Association, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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If the name Randal Pinkett sounds familiar, it may be because Pinkett was the first African-American winner on The Apprentice. When he won, this black man also became the only contestant to be asked to share his victory with a white woman. The request (and Pinkett's subsequent refusal) set off a firestorm of controversy that inevitably focused on the issue of race in the American workplace and in society. For  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Randal Pinkett; Jeffrey Robinson; Philana Patterson
ISBN: 9780814416808 0814416802
OCLC Number: 629700680
Description: xx, 266 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Learning the game. Strategy 1 : Establish a strong identity and purpose. Strategy 2 : Obtain broad exposure. Strategy 3 : Demonstrate excellence --
Playing the game. Strategy 4 : Build diverse and solid relationships. Strategy 5 : Seek the wisdom of others. Strategy 6 : Find strength in numbers --
Mastering the game. Strategy 7 : Think and act intrapreneurially. Strategy 8 : Think and act entrepreneurially --
Redefining the game. Strategy 9 : Synergize and reach scale. Strategy 10 : Give back generously --
Epilogue : Is success the standard or is greatness the goal?
Responsibility: Randal Pinkett and Jeffrey Robinson, with Philana Patterson.

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Black Faces in White Places offers 10 revolutionary strategies for challenging and changing the concept of success for black professionals. Based on the authors' considerable experiences in business,  Read more...

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