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Recommended Books

Business FAQs: Answers to the 100 Most Difficult Business Questions of All Time

Business FAQs Book Recommendationby Ken Langdon and Andrew Bruce
ISBN: 184112012X
John Wiley & Sons (UK) Copyright Ken Langdon and Andy Bruce © 2002

This practical reference book gives step-by-step solutions to 100 of the most commonly asked business questions from 'Do you wait for a promotion or chase it?' to 'What is knowledge management?' and much more.

From New Recruit to High Flyer: No-nonsense Advice on How to Fast Track Your Career

New Recruit Book Recommendationby Hugh Karseras
ISBN: 9780749445645
Kogan Page © 2006 (224 pages)

Based on a survey of 200 successful executives who were strong performers when they were on the first rung, this book will help you to be viewed as a highflyer, and achieve greater job satisfaction, higher pay and faster promotion.

Make It Happen: How to Get Ahead and be Happy at Work

Make It Happen Book Recommendationby A&C Black
ISBN: 0747572372
Copyright Bloomsbury Publishing Plc © 2005 (288 pages)

A one-stop shop for anyone wanting to improve their life at work, this book is the ultimate guide to making the best of your talents and building the career you want.

Global Business Etiquette: A Guide to International Communication and Customs

Global Etiquette Book Recommendationby Jeanette S. Martin and Lillian H. Chaney
Praeger Publishers © 2006 (183 pages)
ISBN: 9780275988159

Featuring dozens of colorful examples and useful tips, this book presents a practical approach to interpreting signals and symbols around the world, overcoming stereotypes, and mastering the nuances of international communication.

Gurus on Leadership

Gurus on Leadership Book Recommendationby Mark A. Thomas
Thorogood © 2006 (180 pages)
ISBN: 9781854183514

Including many quotes, checklists and questionnaires, this book is designed to provide an executive overview of past and current leadership thinking, and seeks to distill the work of some of the world’s major thought leaders.

Capitalizing on Career Chaos: Bringing Creativity and Purpose to Your Work and Life

Career Chaos Book Recommendationby Helen Harkness
ISBN: 0891062092
Copyright Davies-Black Publishing © 2005 (184 pages)

Regardless of the cause, chaos in organizations can create fear and uncertainty in even the most savvy and confident employee. This practical book delivers tools and strategies to become a trailblazing pioneer in this age of unprecedented change.