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Flip-flops & microwaved fish : navigating the dos and don'ts of workplace culture

Author: Peter Yawitz
Publisher: Austin, Texas : Greenleaf Book Group Press, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Flip-Flops and Microwaved Fish helps people starting out in their careers learn how to be more than just professional-ish. It offers very funny and practical advice on truly understanding and managing life at work. Written for both American and non-American young workers, this book provides useful tips that can be immediately implemented to help people adapt well to their workplace culture. In a light-hearted and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Yawitz
ISBN: 1626346828 9781626346826
OCLC Number: 1107443603
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 259 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A new workplace --
Everything communicates --
The unspoken stuff --
Let's get talking --
The right way to write --
Meetings, conference calls, and presentations --
Teamwork --
The language of food --
Keeping your digital and personal life private --
Have a nice trip --
Managing managers --
Difficult people situations --
Difficult conversations --
Be cool, be true to yourself, be open to advice.
Other Titles: Flip-flops and microwaved fish
Responsibility: Peter Yawitz.

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Flip-Flops and Microwaved Fish helps people starting out in their careers learn how to be more than just professional-ish. It offers very funny and practical advice on truly understanding and managing life at work. Written for both American and non-American young workers, this book provides useful tips that can be immediately implemented to help people adapt well to their workplace culture. In a light-hearted and conversational way, Peter Yawitz, a 30-year veteran in global communications consulting, walks readers through not only formal and written rules of office communication but also unwritten cultural norms in American companies both in the U.S. and abroad.

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