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- Being treated like a veep. Grindlay, Andrew // Business Quarterly;Spring95, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p7
Presents steps one can take that might increase the chance of being treated like a vice president and perhaps even becoming one. Includes dressing like a vice president; Talking like a vice president; Writing like a vice president; Being polite at all times.
- Heat things up by abandoning tepid attitudes. Peters, Tom // Crain's Cleveland Business;4/11/94, Vol. 15 Issue 15, Crain's Small Business pS-5
Offers advice concerning the attitudes of executives and business leaders. Avoiding tepid attitudes.
- The strangest boss I ever had. Symchak, Richard // Inside Tucson Business;06/29/98, Vol. 8 Issue 14, p4
Editorial. Focuses on the attitude of the author's boss. Analysis of the boss' character; Discussion of the boss' strange habits; Importance of privacy in the boss' life; Marriage of the boss to the secretary from the neighboring office.
- Don't grow attached to your new managers. Romano, Catherine // Management Review;May94, Vol. 83 Issue 5, p8
Reports on the study published in the `Academy of Management Journal' showing that young managers grow less committed to their companies after two years. Survey of 96 young managers after they received their master of business administration degrees and then two years later; Reasons for young...
- Fee concerns divide managers, sponsors. Levine, Phil // Pensions & Investments;09/15/97, Vol. 25 Issue 19, p4
Highlights a survey conducted by Callan Associates in San Francisco California which indicates that each side often views the same financial world from very different perspectives. Reference to pension executives perceiving the investment firms' pre-tax profit margins to be higher than that...
- Are your managers becoming irreplaceable? // PHC Profit Report;1/1/96, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p4
Presents warning signs that may be helpful in identifying potential managerial problems. Hoarding of information; Refusal to delegate responsibility to other employees; Behavior problems; Relationship with other employees.
- Five mental mistakes managers make--but fail to catch. Boyd, Fawn; Zachry, Delise // Supervision;Jul96, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p14
Reports on five mental mistakes that managers make but fail to recognize. Includes confusing mechanism with intention; Seeing internal customer service as an intention; Expecting loyalty from employees; Making decisions based on scarcity; Viewing own job as coach and boss and not as designer.
- Do you know what's what? Wilkinson, Roderick // Supervision;Aug1991, Vol. 52 Issue 8, p3
Opinion. Presents the author's view that `small company' attitude is necessary in large corporations. Reason why there is so much intrigue and backbiting and politics in large corporations; How executives, managers and supervisors in big companies can be successful; Proper tone and style in...
- The good boss. Lapinsky, Judith // Supervision;Oct91, Vol. 52 Issue 10, p9
Discusses how one can become a good boss. Guidelines which every boss should adopt to get the best out of his/her employees; Other information.