Personal Development for Life and Work, 10th Edition
- Ann Masters
- Harold R. Wallace
- ISBN-10: 0538450231
- ISBN-13: 9780538450232
- 480 Pages | Paperback
- Previous Editions: 2006, 2001, 1996
- COPYRIGHT: 2011 Published
Personal Development for Life and Work 10e is an easy-to-read and easy-to-use practical text focused on helping students better understand themselves, discover their potential, and prepare for successful employment. Chapter topics are all about gaining self-awareness, developing soft skills and strong communication skills, and adopting professional workplace attitudes and skills to succeed in the workplace. The text is divided into four parts: 1) It's All About You; 2) It's All About Communicating; 3) It's All About Working with Others; 4) It's All About Workplace Success. Chapters are arranged in short sections that include self-assessments, case studies, and activities that are appropriate for both business and personal situations. Topics keep the reader's attention; coverage is thorough without being overwhelming. End-of-chapter features includes Points to Remember, Key Terms, Bookmark It, Activities, and Case Studies.
Good job taking a huge subject area and distilling it down to the basics. Students will appreciate the concise but thorough concept discussion. -- Dorothy Dean
— Dorothy Dean
PART 1: IT'S ALL ABOUT YOU.
PART 2: IT'S ALL ABOUT COMMUNICATING.
5. Communication Essentials.
6. Getting Your Message Across.
7. Communicating with Coworkers and Supervisors.
8. Managing Conflict.
9. Meeting Essentials.
PART 3: IT'S ALL ABOUT WORKING WITH OTHERS.
10. Applying Critical Work Skills.
11. Developing Customer Focus.
12. Valuing Diversity.
13. Acting Ethically.
PART 4: IT'S ALL ABOUT WORKPLACE SUCCESS.
14. Developing Leadership and Managing Change.
15. Getting the Job.
16. Taking Charge of Your Career.
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.
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