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The Psychologist Manager: Success Models for Psychologists in Executive Positions

The Psychologist Manager: Success Models for Psychologists in Executive Positions

by Louise Kelly, Jay M. Finkelman

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Psychologists working in management — why and how, opportunities and challenges This unique book explores the challenges and opportunities for psychologists entering leadership and management roles, whether in NGOs, commercial, health, or other organizations. It examines the motivations and advantages of psychologists in management, their potential limitations and ways to overcome them, and also provides practical career advice. The main points are vividly illustrated by exemplary profiles of real-life psychologist careers and brief vignettes.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780889374263
Publisher: Hogrefe & Huber Publishers
Publication date: 08/01/2012
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 6.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents (preliminary)
The Psychologist Manager: Uniquely Qualified to Address 21st Century Management and Leadership Challenges?
Leadership and Executive Behavior: What Do Managers Really Do?
Strengths and Weaknesses of Psychologists in Management
Strategic Leadership
Profile: From Clinical Practice, to Association Leadership, to Education Management
Financial Management
Profile: From Healthcare Executive to Successful Entrepreneur
Sustainability: Managing for the Triple Bottom Line
Profile in Sustainability: From Government, to Corporate, to Sustainability Management
Managing for Innovation
Politics in Management
Dysfunctional Managers and Negative Charismatic Leaders
Organizational vs. Individual Concerns: Making Hard Decisions That May Hurt People

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