Ways and means for managing up 50 strategies for helping you and your boss succeed by F. William Smullen

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Subjects:

  • Interpersonal relations,
  • Supervision of employees,
  • Management

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Includes index.

Book details

StatementF. William Smullen
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHF5549.12 .S69 2014
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 218 pages
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27161605M
ISBN 10007182524X
ISBN 109780071825245
LC Control Number2014001988
OCLC/WorldCa864358659

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Newhouse School of Public Communications, recently discussed his new book, with a video of the discussion now online. Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Smullen, F. William. Ways and means for managing up.

New York: McGraw-Hill Education, []. Bill Smullen G’74 is the author of “Ways and Means for Managing Up” and “There’ll Never Be Another Beauregard“ Smullen is the Director of National Security Studies at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs in June of He is also Maxwell’s Senior Fellow in National Security and a member of the faculty of Syracuse University’s S.I.

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Managing Up Best practices for interacting with your boss. There will, of course, be times when you disagree with your boss, and that’s OK — as long as you’ve learned to disagree in a.

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