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Author Flett, Christopher V., 1974-

Title What men don't tell women about business : opening up the heavily guarded alpha male playbook / Christopher V. Flett
Published Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2008


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 MELB  650.1082 Fle/Wmd  AVAILABLE
Description vi, 186 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Pt. I. The Male Point of View -- 1. Who Are You? -- 2. The Many Business Types -- 3. Getting Inside the Head of the Alpha Male -- 4. Things that Drive Men in Business -- Pt. II. Female as a Saboteur -- 5. Bailing Water: Taking Things Personally -- 6. Singing Sirens: Wearing Masks -- 7. Dead Calm: Putting Ideas in Question Form -- 8. Stranded: Making Excuses -- 9. Walking the Plank: Declaring Open War -- 10. Loose Lips Sink Ships: Not Keeping Secrets -- 11. Lost at Sea: Bringing Personal Issues to Work -- 12. You're Waving and Drowning: Seeking External Affirmation -- 13. Chapter 13 Who Deserves a Spot in the Lifeboat?: Expecting Fairness in Business -- 14. Abandon Ship: Accepting Poor Treatment -- 15. "Let Me Do All the Rowing": Trying to be Liked and Selfless -- 16. "Here, You Take the Last Life Preserver": Asking for What You Want -- 17. "Lifeboats in the Back": Developing a Plan B -- 18. "Welcome Aboard!": Understanding Business Endorsements -- Pt. III. Common Questions That Women Ask -- Men: What Makes a Strong Sailor? -- Getting Promoted: Taking Command of Your Own Ship -- Family Versus Career: With or Without a Crew -- Office Relationships: Sailing Off Course -- Emotional Management: Incoming Tide -- Political Correctness: Navigating Uncertain Waters -- Manhandling: Avoiding Shark Bites -- Hostile Takeovers and General Hostilities: Battleships in Combat -- Gaining Respect: Earning Your Sailing Stripes
Summary "In What Men Don't Tell Women about Business, dynamic young CEO and consultant Christopher Flett invites you into the cigar club for a frank and revealing conversation about what it takes for a woman to reach the top in the business world. His comments may surprise, shock, even offend you - but they will also prepare you for success in an environment still dominated by men."--BOOK JACKET
Notes "Published simultaneously in Canada."
Includes index
Subject Women -- Employment.
Sex role in the work environment.
Sexual division of labor.
Men -- Psychology.
Success in business.
Communication in organizations -- Sex differences.
LC no. 2007015886
ISBN 9780470145081 (cloth)
0470145080 (cloth)