Psychomanagement: an Australian affair

Robert Spillane

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The ultimate test of management is performance - the achievement of actual results. Why, then, do Australian managers concern themselves with their colleagues' personalities and motives? Why have they become infatuated with emotional intelligence and, in bizarre cases, with spiritual intelligence? Traditionally, managers who performed earned the right to argue with their colleagues. Nowadays, individuals who argue are said to lack 'soft skills' while a sad few are thought to be suffering from a personality disorder. This book is a revised edition of The rise of psychomanagement in Australia (Melbourne : Michelle Anderson Publishing, 2011).
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationSydney
PublisherGoko Publishing
Number of pages245
ISBN (Print)9781613399033
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Bibliographical note

First edition published in 2011 as 'The Rise of Psychomanagement in Australia' by Michelle Anderson Publishing. This revised edition published 2017 by Goko Publishing.


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