Descriere: The popular media often portrays Asian Americans as highly educatedand successful individuals--the "Model Minority."As the ethnic minority with the largest percentage of college graduates, many Asian Americans do enter the professional workforce. However, many of them seem to stall in their careers and never make it to the corner offices.Leading executive coach Jane Hyun explores how traditional Asian values can be at odds with Western corporate culture. By using anecdotes, case studies, and exercises, Hyun offers practical solutions for resolving misunderstandings and overcoming challenges in an increasingly multicultural workplace. This timely book explains how companies will benefit from discovering and supporting the talents of their Asian employees and shows Asians how to leverage their strengths to break through the bamboo ceiling.
Discover the secrets to career success Today's workplace can be a challenging place. In our current economic climate, expectations and roles have shifted dramatically. But that is no reason to settle for a job you don't love. The truth is, you can take control of your career today, and you don't need to go out on your own to do it. In fact, you may not even need to change companies--or even jobs. In Career Moves, Dondi Scumaci helps you develop the mind-set, knowledge, and skills you need to face today's challenges and workplace realities. Filled with real-life examples, useful resources, and essential career tools, Career Moves is a complete handbook for navigating the sometimes treacherous waters of the modern workplace. You will discover... Nine signs that signal it's time for a career move How to build a valuable brand and create job security for yourself How to train your boss to give you the direction, feedback, and opportunities you need What to do if you discover you are in the wrong job How to manage constant change and shifting priorities How to find and make the most of workplace opportunities How to reinvent the job you have to get the job you want Two ...
Gregory P. Shea, Robert Gunther
Selected by IBM Competitive Edge Book Club Selection. "The beauty of this book on top of its life-saving timeliness is its capacity to give the reader concrete steps to live the good life and enjoy it. The book made me understand that work can be more fun than fun." -Warren Bennis, Ph.D., University Professor, University of Southern California, coauthor, Judgment: How Great Leaders Make Winning Calls and Transparency: How Leaders Create a Culture of Candor Change. It's your job. It just won't stop. It's relentless. It keeps coming at you like never-ending rapids in a permanent whitewater river. Change will burn you out if you don't learn how to handle it. This book is not, however, about mere survival. It is about thriving amidst the challenges of your permanent whitewater world at work. -Protect your career, improve your resilience, and seize the opportunities in turbulent times -Take charge, learn to pace yourself, set your own course, and lead others in ad-hoc teams -Ride the rapids and rediscover play and adventure in today's demanding work environment -Learn from research and the experiences of hundreds of professionals in industries from energy to ...
Katty Kay, Claire Shipman
"A personal, provocative, and challenging book for career women who want less guilt, more life." --Diane Sawyer Womenomics, the groundbreaking New York Times bestseller by Claire Shipman and Katty Kay, is an invaluable guide for this generation of professional women, provide knowledgeable advice on how to "Work Less, Achieve More, Live Better." Shipman and Kay, two TV journalists well acquainted with the stress of the workplace, describe the new economic trends that offer today's overworked working women more professional and personal choices than ever before. At last, you no longer have to do it all to have it all--Womenomics shows you how.