Iraq: The Cost of War by Jeremy Greenstock
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Overview: Tony Blair’s decision to back George W. Bush in his attack on Iraq will go down as a defining moment for Blair, and for Britain. As Ambassador to the UN, Sir Jeremy Greenstock was centre stage in the dramatic months leading up to the Iraq war. After the war he was Special Envoy for Iraq, the UK’s highest authority on the ground, and he worked side by side with Paul Bremer, the US administrator of the Coalition Provisional Authority, in Baghdad and saw first-hand the impact of the divisive turf wars back in Washington.
He kept a diary of what he witnessed in Iraq as the security situation deteriorated and has spoken remarkably candidly about the US-led administration. This extraordinary book is a record of what he saw.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History
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The Price of Dangerous Habits: How Incivility Is Damaging Your Enterprise and What to Do About It by Christine Pearson, Christine Porath
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Overview: Why incivility at work is a much bigger downside than you watched
In an accessible and informative fashion, Pearson and Porath look at the toll that dangerous conduct can have on in any other case well-functioning corporations. And so they reveal methods that profitable organizations are utilizing to cease incivility earlier than it takes maintain.
Whether or not it is a standoffish coworker or an smug boss, incivility on the workplace would not simply have an effect on the moods of some workers; it hurts a whole firm.
Contemplate these statistics: 12 p.c of all workers say they’ve left jobs as a result of they have been handled badly. Fortune 1000 executives spend roughly seven weeks per 12 months resolving worker conflicts. And an astonishing 95 p.c of People say they’ve skilled rudeness at work.
Christine Pearson and Christine Porath look at the devastating toll that dangerous conduct can have on in any other case well-functioning corporations. Combining their very own scientific analysis with tales from fields as various as criminology, schooling, and psychology, they present how you can spot the roots of incivility, rip them out, and create a tradition of respect. They urge managers to cease making excuses, set a zero-tolerance coverage, and lead by instance.
Bestsellers like The No Asshole Rule and The Energy of Good have proven the starvation for extra civility at work; now The Price of Dangerous Habits reveals precisely what to do about it.
Style: Non-Fiction > Common
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