Hard-Won Wisdom

True Stories from the Management Trenches

by Jathan Janove

On Sale: November 15, 2016

Price: $17.95

Book Summary

Learn from others’ workplace war stories so that you can better avoid their unfortunate disasters.

About the Book

This book will help you become proactive in learning how to avoid the disastrous scenarios befalling companies every day.

For managers, even simple requests or basic expectations can quickly spiral out of control. 

Seasoned HR expert and employment attorney Jathan Janove helps you anticipate and head off trouble so you don’t get blindsided by people problems.

Drawing on years spent untangling tricky situations and fixing mishaps, Hard-Won Wisdom chronicles 46 eye-opening, jaw-dropping stories that show you how to:

  • Defuse angry employees
  • Discipline without inviting legal action
  • Hire the best person for the job
  • Manage high-maintenance people
  • Make airtight promotion decisions
  • Give timely feedback
  • Avoid the penalties of lost trust
  • Protect against harassment and discrimination suits

Janove’s long experience in employment law, executive coaching, and management make for some compelling stories. The specific, actionable advice in Hard-Won Wisdom provides is sure to help anyone who wants to avoid career-derailing conflict.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780814437773
  • ISBN 10: 081443777X
  • On Sale: November 15, 2016
  • Pages: 240
  • List Price: $17.95
  • Trim Size: 152.000mm x 229.000mm x 16.000mm
  • Category 1 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Human Resources & Personnel Management
  • Category 2 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Decision-Making & Problem Solving
  • Category 3 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management
  • Category 4 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Organizational Behavior
  • Category 5 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Workplace Culture