Corporate Confidential: 50 Secrets Your Company Doesn't Want by Cynthia Shapiro

By Cynthia Shapiro

Cynthia Shapiro is a former Human assets govt who's pulling again the curtain at the method that businesses really work. In Corporate Confidential, she unmasks startling truths and what you are able to do approximately them, including:

• There's no correct to loose speech within the workplace.
• Age discrimination exists.
• Why being too shrewdpermanent isn't too smart.
• Human assets isn't there that can assist you, yet to guard the corporate from you.
• And forty-five more!

Cynthia Shapiro pulls no punches, giving readers an within examine a mystery international of hidden agendas they'd by no means typically see. a global of insider info and insights which may shop a career!

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2002b) provide an overview of the role of technology in integrating the PepsiCo career development tools. The bottom line here is that how the self-development process is initiated will have an impact on how well the development agenda is executed and the long-term growth of the individual. Purpose of development The second consideration regarding the initiation phase is for the individual to answer the question regarding what exactly is being developed and why? Let us start with the why. While we discussed the why as an impetus above for the initiation itself, in this context the why is more about the answer to the question, to what end?

As the demand for a leader’s time and attention continues to increase, leaders too often perceive that participating in a self-assessment and development opportunity may take away valuable time from their daily job duties. Certainly, the tasks The role of the individual in self-assessment 45 of communicating to and inviting raters (as in the 360 feedback process), completing self-assessment inventories (particularly those with 300 or more questions), attending training to understand the results, and so on can take time, not to mention time that might be required to register for a program, seek funding approval for the program, and so forth.

Introverts or individuals with low affiliation needs may be less willing to share their feedback with others or work with a coach on a development plan. From a social motive perspective (McClelland, 1961), individuals may engage in self-assessment and development for different reasons. Those high in a need for achievement, for example, may seek opportunities to improve their performance or achieve their career goals. On the other hand, those high in need for power may see the exercise as critical to moving up the corporate ladder.

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