2011

How to Rise to the Top...and Stay There!

A Leadership Manual

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-7502-7 (Print) 978-1-4419-7503-4 (Online)

Table of contents (49 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. On the Way Up

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      What a Successful Career Entails

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      The Two Basic Administrative Hierarchies

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      What It Takes to Achieve a Successful Career

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      The Importance of Mentors

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      Different Paths to Career Advancement: Business vs. Academia

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      The New Era and Its Impact on Careers: Whistle Blowing, Transparency, and the Cyber Age

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      Doing Well in a Job Interview

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      Negotiating After the Job Is Offered

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      How to Choose Between Two or More Job Opportunities

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      Pages 27-33

      Impact of Gender

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      Dress, Richness of Vocabulary, Foreign Accent, Usage of Provincialism and Slang, Eloquence

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      Education: Where? What? How? How Much?

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      Be Computer Literate, Keep Up with Advances, and Without Bragging Have Your Technical Skills Noted

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      Physical Appearance, Grooming, and Fitness

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      Pages 49-49

      Your Office

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      Pages 51-52

      Behavior with Employees, Equals, Superiors, and Traveling on Business

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      Choosing Your Friends and Allies at Work

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      Pages 55-56

      How to Behave at Meetings

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      How to Make Your New Chief an Ally in Building Your Career

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      A Hostile Chief that Wants You Out

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