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Throwing the elephant

Zen and the art of managing up

by Stanley Bing

  • 318 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by HarperBusiness in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Managing your boss,
  • Management,
  • Zen Buddhism,
  • Buddhism,
  • Zen,
  • Interpersonal relations

  • About the Edition

    If an elephant stomps on your head and there is no one around to see it, did it stomp on your head at all? The answer is yes, if that elephant is your boss. Can anything be done about these enormous, gray, and sometimes smelly beasts? The answer is yes, if you know Business Zen. For thousands of years, Zen masters have plumbed the secrets of the universe while wearing comfortable clothing. Now you, too, can learn the wisdom of the ancients and win valuable prizes. It may be easier than you dare to imagine. Don"t you already spend a good part of your day sitting and thinking about nothing for hours on end? That"s Zen! You"re already doing it! The author offers the nicest possible way to manipulate one"s executive elephant to achieve enlightenment--and power.

    Edition Notes

    StatementStanley Bing
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF5548.83 .B563 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiv, 201 p. :
    Number of Pages201
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24869697M
    ISBN 100060188618
    ISBN 109780060188610
    LC Control Number2001039801
    OCLC/WorldCa48014641


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