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The Psychology Of Managerial Incompetence

Pub Date : 1998-01-01 | Author : Adrian Furnham | Publisher : Whurr Pub Limited

ISBN 10 : 186156063X
ISBN 13 : 9781861560636

Looking at the ideas, fads and peculiar practices of incompetent managers, this work is arranged in dictionary format with short entries covering everything from selection to firin..


The Hopeless Hapless And Helpless Manager

Pub Date : 2000 | Author : Adrian Furnham | Publisher : Whurr Pub Limited

ISBN 10 : 186156161X
ISBN 13 : 9781861561619

Divided into three sections, this volume is about the dark side of management. It takes a critical look at management hype and incompetence within management. It includes over 50 t..


Why Smart People Can Be So Stupid

Pub Date : 2008-10-01 | Author : Robert J. Sternberg | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780300128208
ISBN 13 : 0300128207

One need not look far to find breathtaking acts of stupidity committed by people who are smart, or even brilliant. The behavior of smart individuals—from presidents to prosecutor..


Backstabbers And Bullies

Pub Date : 2015-06-04 | Author : Adrian Furnham | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781472915511
ISBN 13 : 1472915518

The idea of leadership failure and derailment has been brushed under the carpet for far too long and only now are statistics appearing on the sheer number of leaders who fail at th..


The Psychology Of Behaviour At Work

Pub Date : 2012-08-06 | Author : Adrian Furnham | Publisher : Psychology Press

ISBN 10 : 9781135422882
ISBN 13 : 1135422885

This superb introduction to the field of organizational psychology and organizational behaviour builds on the foundation of the highly successful first edition to provide up-to-dat..


Managing For Success

Pub Date : 2015-04-23 | Author : Morgen Witzel | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781472904973
ISBN 13 : 1472904974

The damage that incompetent managers do is incalculable. Every year they wipe tens of billions off the value of companies around the world. But the routinely incompetent behaviour ..


The Incompetent Manager

Pub Date : 2003-09-19 | Author : Adrian Furnham | Publisher : Wiley

ISBN 10 : 1861563701
ISBN 13 : 9781861563705

A surprisingly large number of people claim to have worked for a manager who was clearly incompetent. Some people even believe, that in certain sectors, the incompetent outnumber t..