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Suddenly in Charge

Suddenly in Charge

Managing Up, Managing Down, Succeeding All Around

  • Author: Roberta Chinsky Matuson
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 1473644127
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 240
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As companies reorganize and reengineer, thousands of people are finding themselves tossed into management every day. "You may go to bed as a member of the team and wake up to find yourself suddenly in charge," says Matuson. The key to success is managing effectively both up and down the line of organization. And Suddenly in Charge provides this unique approach with two books in one: read it in one direction and you'll find all the tips and tools you need to manage down, establishing credibility with your team and leading in a way that both builds rapport and garners respect. Flip the book over and you'll find success strategies for managing up, interacting successfully with your bosses and developing strong relationships. In the Managing Up side of the this book, you will learn how to manage your relationships and responsibilities as an employee, including how to understand the boss's style of management; deal with dictatorial, indecisive or otherwise difficult bosses; promote yourself; ask for raises; and know when it's time to leave a position. With key learning points, real-life examples and proved strategies for effective communication, Managing Up helps you navigate the world of office politics while staying true to yourself. In the Managing Down side of this book, you will learn how to manage your relationships and responsibilities as a boss, including how to stay sane during conflicts, evaluate performance, and make the hiring and firing process easier and more mutually beneficial. With key learning points, real-life examples and proven strategies for effective communication, Managing Down helps you clearly define your new role and cultivate an environment of engaged, motivated employees.

The Accidental Leader

The Accidental Leader

What to Do When You're Suddenly in Charge

  • Author: Harvey Robbins,Michael Finley
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
  • ISBN: 9780787968557
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 208
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It could happen today. You are called into the office, and the boss tells you that due to unforeseen circumstances, starting today you will be in charge of a team, a project, an office, a committee, or a business unit. Without any warning (or preparation on your part) you've become an accidental leader. If you have been thrust into a position of sudden responsibility, you need The Accidental Leader. This book is a first aid kit that gives you the information and inspiration you need to Know what you bring to the challenge— your pluses and minuses Define success and achieve it Get other people on your side Overcome your natural shortcomings Get organized— right now See through the apparent system to the culture within Direct people and get them to act The Accidental Leader is your lifeline to leadership success. It is filled with practical answers to the many leadership questions that you will face.

The Accidental Leader: What To Do When You'Re Suddenly In Charge

The Accidental Leader: What To Do When You'Re Suddenly In Charge

  • Author: Harvey Robbins & Michael Finley
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9788126509638
  • Category:
  • Page: 208
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The Accidental Leader is for people who have recently been thrust into leadership roles and need to know what to do, right now. The book explains how to make the transition, fast. It addresses both practical issues (getting organized, how to win over employees) and philosophical dilemmas (preserving identity, dealing with corporate culture), with the goal of rapid results. The focus is on action, and applies to any organization of any size. It's a fast and humorous book that provides methods for assessing personal strengths and weaknesses, talking to and motivating new reports, giving orders and delegating, working with teams, negotiating, learning, and much more.· Managing Oneself· Managing the Technical Side· Managing People

Suddenly in Love

Suddenly in Love

  • Author: Jamie Campbell
  • Publisher: Jamie Campbell
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Young Adult Fiction
  • Page: 50
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She has landed her dream role in the next big teen television drama and scored the hottest guy in show business as her boyfriend. What could possibly go wrong? Bliss Watson may be the next big celebrity in Hollywood, but that doesn’t stop her worrying about her first kiss with the handsome Merrick Moon. When the script calls for a kiss to top all kisses, the only thing she can think about is her first kiss with her boyfriend will be onscreen. Desperately needing a plan to have her first kiss in private, Bliss has five days to make it happen. Otherwise, the whole world will see her personal moment on television. The only problem is she had no idea how to make a boy kiss her. In the romantic second story in the Suddenly Series, follow Bliss as she struggles to keep her personal and public life separate. Can she remain true to herself when the show demands otherwise? Other Stories in the Series: Suddenly Famous Suddenly in Love Suddenly in Demand Suddenly a Star

Suddenly in Love in Paris

Suddenly in Love in Paris

By Christopher & Francesca

  • Author: Christopher,Francesca
  • Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
  • ISBN: 1984544020
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 184
  • View: 8066
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This is to all those adults who believe in love at any age. This story is about a French woman and an American businessman vacationing in France who unexpectedly meet. We invite you to take a traveling tour through different cities and countries of the world. Besides that, you will experience the feelings of many situations, such as family situations and happy or sad or romantic situations, which could revive memories to many persons and couples any time during the course of their lives. In any event, this book could be considered humoristic, kind, and picaresque, but overall, its very romantic. Enjoy! Christopher and Francesca

Dangerous Ground

Dangerous Ground

A Jerry Mitchell Novel

  • Author: Larry Bond
  • Publisher: Forge Books
  • ISBN: 9781429910590
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 336
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The USS Memphis, a dilapidated submarine that that should have been mothballed decades ago, has been given one last mission by the newly elected president. The task: To sneak illegally into Russia's coastal waters and recon the leaking nuclear fuel containers hidden on the floor of the Arctic Ocean. More than just an environmental nightmare, this radioactive burial ground houses enough nuclear capability to destroy most of America's major cities. Lowell Hardy: The Memphis's commander, who had been looking forward to flag rank and pleasant duty upon the sub's decommissioning. Now he is trapped in an inconceivably dangerous and illegal mission which could easily end his career, if not his life and the lives of his crew. But it's the crew who feel Hardy's tension as he tyrannizes everyone on board to ensure they'll be ready for anything. Jerry Mitchell: A former naval pilot with political connections, he is a novice submariner, unprepared for his demanding job as a weapons officer. Central to the Memphis's mission, Mitchell may be its greatest liability . . . or its ultimate salvation. Dr. Joanna Patterson: The senior civilian scientist, appointed by and reporting to the president, she is a world-class expert on nuclear fuel contamination--and every bit as demanding as Hardy. Patterson and her partner, Dr. Emily Davis, soon find themselves battling flaring tempers, faulty machinery, lethal radioactivity, and the raging arctic seas. The submariners: Seething with rage at their Captain Bligh-like commander and the equally domineering Joanna Patterson, they are also at war with Jerry Mitchell, and one another. Like the captain, they feel they deserve better, not this antiquated relic, not this hostile scientist, not this novice weapons officer, and definitely not this disastrously dangerous mission. Nor is the mission what it seems. Lurking beneath the frigid, black, radioactive waters is a secret far more deadly than anything naval command could imagine--a secret so menacing the Russian Fleet is hell-bent on destroying the Memphis and all who sail in her. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Istanbul Passage

Istanbul Passage

A grippping historical thriller from the author of Leaving Berlin

  • Author: Joseph Kanon
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1471101746
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 400
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A gripping tale of a US undercover agent in 1945 Istanbul, from the bestselling author of The Good Germanand Leaving Berlin A neutral capital straddling Europe and Asia, Istanbul has spent the war as a magnet for refugees and spies. Even American businessman Leon Bauer has been drawn into this shadow world, doing undercover odd jobs and courier runs for the Allied war effort. Now, as the espionage community begins to pack up and an apprehensive city prepares for the grim realities of post-war life, he is given one more assignment, a routine job that goes fatally wrong, plunging him into a tangle of intrigue and moral confusion. Leon's attempt to save one life leads to a desperate manhunt and a maze of shifting loyalties that threatens his own. Istanbul Passageis the story of a man swept up in the aftermath of war, an unexpected love affair, and a city as deceptive as the calm surface waters of the Bosphorus that divides it.

Me After You

Me After You

  • Author: Lucie Brownlee
  • Publisher: Random House
  • ISBN: 0753550784
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Page: 320
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‘He crashed on to the pillow next to me, heavy as a felled oak. I slapped His face and told Him to wake up. Our daughter, B, appeared in the doorway, woken up by the screaming – I must have been screaming but I don’t remember – and she was crying and peering in. I told her the ultimate adult lie; that everything was all right.’ Sudden death is rude. It just wanders in and takes your husband without any warning; it doesn’t even have the decency to knock. At the impossibly young age of 37, as they were making love one night, Lucie Brownlee’s beloved husband Mark dropped dead. As Lucie tried to make sense of her new life – the one she never thought she would be living – she turned to writing to express her grief. Me After You is the stunning, irreverent and heartbreakingly honest result.

Elise Reimarus (1735-1805)

Elise Reimarus (1735-1805)

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Königshausen & Neumann
  • ISBN: 9783826028137
  • Category: Authors, German
  • Page: 614
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