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  • Image of Calling a Halt to Mindless Change
    Image of Calling a Halt to Mindless Change

    A PLEA for Commonsense Management

    by John Macdonald

    Enough, says MacDonald. Too many consultants are pushing too many new management methods that don't work. Firms are depending too much on lawyers and human resource departments. Put some sense back into decision-making in this area, he says, making sure to adopt only those changes that can improve operations. Those who have been stung in this department will enjoy this book; others will be put on watch for the danger signs.

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    Image of Getting to Resolution

    Turning Conflict into Collaboration

    by Stewart Levine

    You've seen it happen. Groups in a firm are clashing. Communications break down. Two people are making a display of their mutual dislikes. The work of the firm is feeling it. What to do? Levine has the answers, varied for the occasion and tested in the heat of battle. One approach involves the signing of collaborative agreements.

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    Get the Job You Want, Keep the Job You Love...in Today's Frenzied Job Market

    by Harvey Mackay

    How to get and keep a good job in tough economic times. This summary is packed with valuable tips on surviving layoffs and downsizing, preparing résumés, handling in­terviews, and more. Keep it handy. You’ll probably need it sooner or later.

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