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Give and take : why helping others drives our success

Author: Adam M Grant
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Viking, 2014, ©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 organizations and communities.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam M Grant
ISBN: 9780143124986 0143124986 9780670026555 0670026557
OCLC Number: 1019940136
Description: 307 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Good Returns --
Dangers and Rewards of Giving More Than You Get --
2. Peacock and the Panda --
How Givers, Takers, and Matchers Build Networks --
3. Ripple Effect --
Collaboration and the Dynamics of Giving and Taking Credit --
4. Finding the Diamond in the Rough --
Fact and Fiction of Recognizing Potential --
5. Power of Powerless Communication --
How to Be Modest and Influence People --
6. Art of Motivation Maintenance --
Why Some Givers Burn Out but Others Are On Fire --
7. Chump Change --
Overcoming the Doormat Effect --
8. Scrooge Shift --
Why a Soccer Team, a Fingerprint, and a Name Can Tilt Us in the Other Direction --
9. Out of the Shadows.
Responsibility: Adam M. Grant.

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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 organizations and communities.

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