Monkey Business: why the Way You Manage is a Million Years Out of Date

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Gower Publishing, Ltd., 1995 - 188 pages
An examination of aspects of behaviour in the world of management with examples drawn from research and business. Topics discussed include how to: reduce unproductive stress; avoid over-reliance on intuition; harness people's powers of concentration; and motivate co-workers.
 

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Contents

Stress and how to stop it stifling creativity
1
Life and how it got here
15
Your mind and how to get the most out of it
33
Other peoples minds and how to get the most out of them
55
Sex and what happened to a mans world
75
Cooperation and how to harness it
93
Aggression and how to avoid it
111
Hierarchies and how to be a more enlightened leader or follower
121
Communication and how to sharpen your skills
139
Deceit and how to detect it
153
The biology trap and how to escape from it
167
Recommended reading
173
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