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Give and take : a revolutionary approach to success / Adam M. Grant.

Author/Creator:
Grant, Adam M.
Publication:
New York, N.Y. : Viking, c2013.
Format/Description:
Book
305 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Success -- Psychological aspects.
Success in business -- Psychological aspects.
Interpersonal relations -- Psychological aspects.
Social networks -- Psychological aspects.
Summary:
Using his own cutting-edge research as a professor at Wharton Business School, Adam Grant shows how helping others can lead to greater personal success. He demonstrates how smart givers avoid becoming doormats, and why this kind of success has the power to transform not just individuals and groups, but entire organizations and communities.
Contents:
Good returns: the dangers and rewards of giving more than you get
The peacock and the panda: how givers, takers and matchers build networks
The ripple effect: cascading collaboration and the dynamics of giving and taking credit
Finding the diamond in the rough: the fact and fiction of recognizing potential
The power of powerless communication: how to be modest and influence people
The art of motivation maintenance: why some givers burn out but others are on fire
Chump change: overcoming the doormat effect
The scrooge shift: why a soccer team, a fingerprint and a name can tilt us in the other direction
Out of the shadows.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-294) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Simon Nelson Patten Fund.
Contributor:
Simon Nelson Patten Fund.
ISBN:
0670026557
9780670026555
OCLC:
812614471
Publisher no.:
99956414256
Web link:
The Simon Nelson Patten Fund Home Page
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