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'The fact is that the most hard-working people do not make it to the top - it's the politically savvy that get there' author Rob Yeung quoted in The Sunday Times. Practical, 'real world' guide to understanding behaviour and power dynamics at work and how to negotiate them successfully. New title from the author of Resilience based on brand new research on office politics.

Table of Contents

    • Chapter - 00: Introduction;
    • Chapter - 01: What is savvy?;
    • Chapter - 02: Adopting a positive, proactive approach;
    • Chapter - 03: Who is savvy?;
    • Chapter - 04: Dealing with the office politicians;
    • Chapter - 05: Dealing with political problems at work;
    • Chapter - 06: Mastering the art of influence and persuasion;
    • Chapter - 07: Understanding and handling conflict;
    • Chapter - 08: Dealing with relationship breakdown;
    • Chapter - 09: Managing your boss;
    • Chapter - 10: Dealing with a bully;
    • Chapter - 11: Making networks work for you;
    • Chapter - 12: Making the right impression;
    • Chapter - 13: Summary

About the Author

Jane Clarke is an author and director at business psychology consultancy Nicholson McBride. She has worked in consulting for over 20 years and her clients include London Business School, UBS, J Walter Thompson and Sainsbury's. She has written articles for the Financial Times and the Guardian, appeared on BBC Business Breakfast and written a weekly column on office politics for the Independent. Jane is also the author of Office Politics, Wired Working, and Resilience.

Reviews

"Full of insights and advice, Jane Clarke's highly readable guide to the fast-changing world of work is an invaluable resource for anyone who wants to get ahead and climb the corporate ladder." -- Rhymer Rigby, author of "The Careerist" and "28 Business Thinkers Who Changed the World

"."..Clake has produced an easy-to-read manual of helpful ways to understand and maneuver in office politics... A book as helpful for new employees as for experienced managers and entrepreneurs, "Savvy" is a clear and helpful guide for those who seek to work with others toward the common good." -- ForeWord Reviews

"Full of insights and advice, Jane Clarke's highly readable guide to the fast-changing world of work is an invaluable resource for anyone who wants to get ahead and climb the corporate ladder." --Rhymer Rigby, author of "The Careerist" and "28 Business Thinkers Who Changed the World
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."..Clarke has produced an easy-to-read manual of helpful ways to understand and maneuver in office politics... A book as helpful for new employees as for experienced managers and entrepreneurs, "Savvy" is a clear and helpful guide for those who seek to work with others toward the common good." --ForeWord Reviews

"[I]t can be much easier to deal with difficult people if you understand the type of difficult person you're dealing with. Clarke breaks down workplace personalities into four basic types and she does a nice job of describing the particular interests and motivations of each personality type. If you regularly work with groups of your clients' employees, this book might be particularly helpful." --Work Made For Hire

"Full of insights and advice, Jane Clarke's highly readable guide to the fast-changing world of work is an invaluable resource for anyone who wants to get ahead and climb the corporate ladder." --Rhymer Rigby, author of The Careerist and 28 Business Thinkers Who Changed the World

..".Clarke has produced an easy-to-read manual of helpful ways to understand and maneuver in office politics... A book as helpful for new employees as for experienced managers and entrepreneurs, Savvy is a clear and helpful guide for those who seek to work with others toward the common good." --ForeWord Reviews "[I]t can be much easier to deal with difficult people if you understand the type of difficult person you're dealing with. Clarke breaks down workplace personalities into four basic types and she does a nice job of describing the particular interests and motivations of each personality type. If you regularly work with groups of your clients' employees, this book might be particularly helpful." --Work Made For Hire

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