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

Authors: Grant, Adam M.
Call number: 158.2 GRA
Publisher: New York : Viking, c2013.
Publication date: c2013.
Subject: Success -- Psychological aspects.
Success in business -- Psycological aspects.
Interpersonal relations -- Psychological aspects.
Social networks -- Psychological aspects.
Title: Give and take : a revolutionary approach to success / Adam Grant.
Physical description: 305 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents note: 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: 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.
Summary note: 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 organisations and communities.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9780670026555 (cloth)
0670026557 (cloth)
LCCN: 2012039995
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1430852
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