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The Ape in the Corner Office

Understanding the Workplace Beast in All of Us

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The Ape in the Corner Office by Richard Conniff
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We all want to get ahead and fulfil our ambitions at work. But what's the best way to do it? Simple, naked Social Darwinism? Become the biggest, baddest predator? The proverbial 800-pound gorilla? Or does nature teach us to be more subtle and sophisticated? Richard Conniff shows us that nature built us to be nice. Doing favours, sharing food, grooming coworkers with kind words and hot gossip, building coalitions - these are not just our best tools for getting ahead, they also come straight from the natural world. This fascinating book demonstrates how we can become more effective in our own lives by understanding how other species negotiate the tricky balance between conflict and cooperation. It shows how real animals can teach us better ways to thrive in the workplace jungle.

Author Biography

Richard Conniff is an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic and Atlantic Monthly. He is the author of The Natural History of the Rich (Random House).
Release date NZ
August 1st, 2008
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Cyan Books
Pages
352
ISBN-13
9781904879985
Product ID
1672892

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