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1001 ways to take initiative at work /

by Nelson, Bob.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Workman Publishing, 1999Description: xv, 240 p. ill. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 076111405X :; 9780761114055 (alk. paper).Other Title: One thousand one ways to take initiative at work; One thousand and one ways to take initiative at work.Subject(s): Leadership | Employee motivation | Management -- Employee participation | Efficiency, Organizational | Organizational innovation | Gift of Dr. Hans Giesecke (President of Anatolia College, 2009-2012) (both copies)
Contents:
Foreword / Dean Spitzer -- Preface -- Part 1. You and your job. Thinking outside the box -- Doing your homework -- Taking action/capitalizing on opportunities -- Making improvements -- Perseverance and persistence -- Part 2. You and others. Leadership and influence -- Communication/networking -- Managing up -- Working in teams -- Abover and beyond -- Part 3. Your career and your life. Taking charge of your career -- Learning and education -- Developing skills on the job -- Overcoming obstacles -- Career options -- Appendix 1. Index to innovators -- Appendix 2. Index to featured companies.
Summary: Offers advice and practical examples of techniques for developing leadership skills, including identifying creative approaches, setting goals, taking risks, and supporting ideas.
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Includes indexes.

Foreword / Dean Spitzer -- Preface -- Part 1. You and your job. Thinking outside the box -- Doing your homework -- Taking action/capitalizing on opportunities -- Making improvements -- Perseverance and persistence -- Part 2. You and others. Leadership and influence -- Communication/networking -- Managing up -- Working in teams -- Abover and beyond -- Part 3. Your career and your life. Taking charge of your career -- Learning and education -- Developing skills on the job -- Overcoming obstacles -- Career options -- Appendix 1. Index to innovators -- Appendix 2. Index to featured companies.

Offers advice and practical examples of techniques for developing leadership skills, including identifying creative approaches, setting goals, taking risks, and supporting ideas.

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