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Managing with Passion

Making the Most of Your Job and Your Life



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Managing with Passion: Making the Most of Your Job and Your Life by Sigmund G. Ginsburg
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The key to making job and life more meaningful In this day of downsizing and career instability, the notion of the rat race has never been stronger. But contrary to what you might think, it is possible to succeed without compromising your scruples or your sanity. You can still be a good person and excel at your job. This book shows you how. The key is more effectively handling the relationships and conflicts that are an inevitable part of business and personal life. Managing with Passion tackles topics that span the entire career cycle from managing people to solving problems to making tough decisions that you can feel good about. You'll also discover some practical strategies to better juggle family and career to create a more meaninful and satisfying life. * Addresses the ethical issues and rules to follow for meaningful success on the job * Taps into a national trend of people reevaluating the idea of success and realigning their professional and personal goals SIGMUND G. GINSBURG (New York, New York) is the Vice President for Business Development for the American Museum of Natural History. He has held management positions with the Port Authority of New Jersey and New York as well as in the office of the Secretary of Defense. He also serves as a management consultant and lecturer.

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents: MANAGEMENT STYLES. The Heart of the Matter. The Complacency Trap. Treat Everyone Alike, but Not the Same. Be Kind to Those Coming In and Going Out. Protect Your Rear, Sharpen Your Elbows. It Pays to Care. There's More to Life than Work. Grow a Reasonably Thick Skin. Nobody's Perfect! You Can't Take It with You. You Can't Go Home Again. MANAGEMENT SKILLS. The Light at the End of the Tunnel. Know When You and Others Don't Know. Evaluate Yourself and Others. Develop Your Subordinates. Fighting the Battle of the Budget. Innovate or Vegetate! Decide, Damn It! Choose Your Predecessors Carefully. Plan Your Work and Work Your Plan. Working with a Difficult Person. Conclusion. Appendices. Index. About the Author.

Author Biography

SIGMUND G. GINSBURG is Senior Vice President for Finance and Business Development for the American Museum of Natural History. He is a much sought-after management consultant and lecturer and the author of several other books on how to be a successful manager.
Release date NZ
July 29th, 1996
Country of Publication
United States
John Wiley & Sons Inc
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