This title aims to provide positive, powerful strategies for coping with and ultimately overcoming cynicism, confusion, corporate doublespeak and other organizational ills in the contemporary corporate landscape.
Part 1 - the cluelessness syndrome - making sense of work: clues for the clueles; seeing systems: beyond blame and linear thinking. Part 2 - Organizational politics explained - playing the game - without getting eaten; getting power: who you are, where you are, and what you've got. Part 3 - people at work - improving relationships at work: overcoming blindness and hypocrisy; motivating, empowering and teaming: real stuff or fool's gold. Part 4 - the joy of bureaucracy - mapping the pecking order - modern feudalism; shaping structures that work. Part 5 - cracking and molding the cultural code - craking the hidden code: becoming a cultural sleuth; creating pizzazz in a sterile or toxi workplace. Part 6 - change, leadership and spirit - understanding change and leadership: rotating tires or fixing flats?; choosing a life path: fog, bog, piracy or service.