Human Relations for Career and Personal Success: Concepts, Applications, and Skills (8th Edition)

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The most significant and expanded revision of it’s history, Human Relations for Career and Personal Success, 8th edition will show readers how they can become more effective in their work and personal life through developing their human relations skills. A major theme of this book is that career and personal success are related. Success on the job often enhances personal success, and success in personal life can enhance job success.  Formal and informal communication channels; Interpersonal communication and relationship building; Personality Disorders; Service-Oriented Organizational Citizenship behaviors; Culturally diverse teams; Microinequities; Anger Management; Crisis Management.  Managerial, professional and technical workers who are forging ahead in their careers will find this book immediately useful in improving their workplace and personal relationships.

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The purpose of this book is to show you how you can become more effective in your work and personal life through developing your human relations skills. A major theme of this text is that career and personal success are related. Success on the job often enhances personal success, and success in personal life can enhance job success. Though this text is designed to fit human relations courses taught in colleges, career schools, and vocational-technical schools, managerial, professional, and technical workers who are forging ahead in their careers will also find this book immediately useful in improving their workplace and personal relationships.

 

Outstanding Features:

 

Integrated Self-Assessment Exercises

Self-assessment exercises are integrated into the text where the topic is discussed providing an opportunity to explore your own opinions, feelings, and behavior patterns.

 

Wealth of Case Applications

Each chapter contains three cases: a chapter opener sets the stage and two end of chapter scenario-based case assignments where you are asked to “make the call”.

 

Human Relations in Practice Boxes

These features present a human relations business practice in a real company.

 

Skill Building Emphasis

End of chapter materials include critical thinking and skill-building exercises that focus on developing skills that you can use today on the job and in your personal life.

 

Web Resources:

 

Companion Website

Go to www.prenhall.com/dubrin to find additional web exercises, links to resources and self-grading quizzes for each chapter.

 

OneKey Distance Learning Solutions: Convenience, Simplicity, Success: Ready-made WebCT and BlackBoard online courses!

 

URL: www.prenhall.com/dubrin

About the Author:

An accomplished author, Andrew J. DuBrin, Ph.D., brings to his work years of research experience in human relations and business psychology. His research has been reported in Entrepreneur, Psychology Today, the Wall Street Journal, Fortune Small Biz, and over 100 national magazines and local newspapers. He has published numerous articles, textbooks, and well-publicized professional books. Dr. DuBrin received his Ph.D. from Michigan State University and is professor emeritus at the College of Business, Rochester Institute of Technology where he has taught organizational behavior, leadership and career management at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

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