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Give and take : a revolutionary approach to success

Author: Adam M Grant
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using his own cutting-edge research as a professor at Wharton Business School, Adam Grant shows how helping others can lead to greater personal success. He demonstrates how smart givers avoid becoming doormats, and why this kind of success has the power to transform not just individuals and groups, but entire organisations and communities.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam M Grant
ISBN: 9780297868439 0297868438 9780297868415 0297868411 0670026557 9780670026555
OCLC Number: 839063232
Description: 305 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Good returns : the dangers and rewards of giving more than you get --
The peacock and the panda : how givers, takers, and matchers build networks --
The ripple effect : collaboration and the dynamics of giving and taking credit --
Finding the diamond in the rough : the fact and fiction of recognizing potential --
The power of powerless communication : how to be modest and influence people --
The art of motivation maintenance : why some givers burn out but others are on fire --
Chump change : overcoming the doormat effect --
The scrooge shift : why a soccer team, a fingerprint, and a name can tilt us in the other direction --
Out of the shadows --
Actions for impact.
Responsibility: Adam Grant.

Abstract:

Using his own cutting-edge research as a professor at Wharton Business School, Adam Grant shows how helping others can lead to greater personal success. He demonstrates how smart givers avoid becoming doormats, and why this kind of success has the power to transform not just individuals and groups, but entire organisations and communities.

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Give and Take is perfectly timed and beautifully weighted...Above all, Grant's book is optimistic, a refreshing change after years of reading angry indictments of fallen corporate idols...(an) Read more...

 
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