ERIC Number: ED369889
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
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Planning for Success on the Job.
This book is designed to help workers plan for success on the job in a changing workplace and increasingly global economy. The following are among the topics discussed in the book's 12 chapters: understanding the changing job scene (foreign competition, technological change, new styles of management, jobs of the future); attitudes (developing and maintaining positive attitudes, reaching full potential, dealing with life's changes); human relations at work (productivity, teamwork, listening skills, working with others); being a good employee; setting goals; understanding the organization (formal and informal chains of command, communication networks, mentors and advocates); working for your boss (knowing your boss, helping your boss succeed, making your boss' job easier); dealing with job challenges (making friends as a new employee, watching out for the rumor mill, coping with criticism, dealing with anger and frustration, avoiding boredom, responding to prejudice and discrimination); self-improvement (continuing learning, lifelong learning, community classes and organizations, learning from media); planning for success; becoming a supervisor, and considerations in changing jobs. Each chapter contains objectives and study questions. Also included are a glossary and subject index. (MN)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Career Change, Career Development, Career Education, Career Planning, Economic Change, Employer Employee Relationship, Employment Opportunities, Employment Patterns, Futures (of Society), Human Relations, Interpersonal Competence, Job Performance, Job Satisfaction, Labor Market, Lifelong Learning, Listening Skills, Organizational Climate, Self Actualization, Success, Supervisor Qualifications, Supervisory Methods, Teamwork, Vocational Adjustment, Work Attitudes, Work Environment
Career Publishing Inc., 910 North Main Street, Orange, CA 92667 ($16.95; quantity price $13.56; add 12% shipping and handling for orders under $100).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - General
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