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Bullshit Jobs: The Rise of Pointless Work, and What We Can Do About It

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Bullshit Jobs: The Rise of Pointless Work, and What We Can Do About It

David Graeber

Sociology: work & labour; Social & cultural anthropology; Business & Economics; Labour economics; Working patterns & practices; Advice on careers & achieving success

Paperback

Back in 1930, the economist John Maynard Keynes prophesied that by the century's end, technology would see us all working... [more]

$22.99

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Lean Out: The Truth About Women, Power, And The Workplace

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Lean Out: The Truth About Women, Power, And The Workplace

Marissa Orr

Society & Social Sciences; Gender studies: women; Office & workplace

Paperback

Lean Out offers contrarian, often humorous insights to a critical global dialogue and provides a pathway for both individuals... [more]

$27.99

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Brave New Work: Are You Ready to Reinvent Your Organization?

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Brave New Work: Are You Ready to Reinvent Your Organization?

Aaron Dignan

Business & Economics; Business strategy; Business innovation; Organisational theory & behaviour; Small businesses & self-employed; Office & workplace

Paperback

The way we work is broken. It takes forever to get anything done. Meetings and emails are incessant. Bureaucracy stifles talent... [more]

$32.99

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Lab Rats: Why Modern Work Makes People Miserable

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Lab Rats: Why Modern Work Makes People Miserable

Dan Lyons

Society & Social Sciences; Office & workplace; Humour

Paperback

An hilarious and terrifying expose of the brave new world of work, explaining why it has all gone wrong and how we can regain... [more]

$29.99

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Make Time: How to focus on what matters every day

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Make Time: How to focus on what matters every day

Jake Knapp, John Zeratsky

Psychology; Time management; Organisational theory & behaviour; Working patterns & practices; Advice on careers & achieving success

Paperback

'If you want to achieve more (without going nuts), read this book.' Charles Duhigg, author of The Power of HabitWhat if you... [more]

$35.00

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The Chinese Typewriter: A History

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The Chinese Typewriter: A History

Thomas S. Mullaney

Office systems & equipment; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors; Computing: general

Paperback

How Chinese characters triumphed over the QWERTY keyboard and laid the foundation for China's information technology successes... [more]

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Don't Worry About the Robots: How to Survive and Thrive in the New World of Work

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Don't Worry About the Robots: How to Survive and Thrive in the New World...

Dr Jo Cribb, David Glover

Business & Economics; Office & workplace

Paperback

Don't Worry About the Robots is a practical guide to managing the high-speed change ahead of workers. Learn how to disrupt... [more]

$27.99

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Bullshit Jobs: A Theory

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Bullshit Jobs: A Theory

David Graeber

Society & Social Sciences; Social & cultural anthropology; Office & workplace; Advice on careers & achieving success

Hardback

From bestselling writer David Graeber, a powerful argument against the rise of meaningless, unfulfilling jobs, and their consequences.... [more]

$49.95

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That's What She Said: What Men and Women Need to Know about Working Together

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That's What She Said: What Men and Women Need to Know about Working Together...

Joanne Lipman

Society & Social Sciences; Gender studies: women; Business & management; Management: leadership & motivation; Office & workplace

Hardback

Outlines anecdotal solutions for harmonious working relationships between the sexes, citing the unique contributions of professional... [more]

$53.95

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Cultural Chameleons and Tall Poppies: How We Really Live & Work with Culture

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Cultural Chameleons and Tall Poppies: How We Really Live & Work with Culture...

Tom Frengos

Social & cultural history; Cultural studies; Psychology; Office & workplace; Self-help & personal development

Paperback

What if your experience with cultures actually helped you evolve as a human being? What if there was no such thing as any... [more]

$32.00  $10.00

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The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload

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The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload...

Daniel Levitin

Psychology; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Time management; Working patterns & practices

Paperback

Demonstrates how easily we are bamboozled by statistical tricks, making his points with pithy stories. This book helps you... [more]

$24.99

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Making Social Technologies Work: Leveraging the Power and Managing Perils of Social Technologies in Business

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Making Social Technologies Work: Leveraging the Power and Managing Perils...

Ronan Gruenbaum

Society & Social Sciences; Business communication & presentation; Office & workplace; Business applications

Paperback

Embracing social technologies at work is not just a blog from the CEO. It is about understanding all the opportunities where... [more]

$39.95  $6.00

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China Survival Guide: How to Avoid Travel Troubles and Mortifying Mishaps (3rd E

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China Survival Guide: How to Avoid Travel Troubles and Mortifying Mishaps...

Larry Herzberg, Qin Hersberg

Reference works; Office & workplace; Self-help & personal development; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

An updated edition of the best-selling travel guide that spells out tourist problems and solutions with humor and candor.... [more]

$14.99

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A Woman's Framework for a Successful Career and Life

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A Woman's Framework for a Successful Career and Life

James E. Hamerstone, Lindsay Musser Hough

Business & Economics; Office & workplace; Advice on careers & achieving success

Paperback

Successfully Navigating a Profession is a comprehensive resource for young women trying to figure out how to build a successful... [more]

$49.95  $6.00

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The 4-Hour Work Week: Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich

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The 4-Hour Work Week: Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich...

Timothy Ferriss (Author)

Business & Economics; Office & workplace; Personal finance

Paperback

How to reconstruct your life? Whether your dream is experiencing high-end world travel, earning a monthly five-figure income... [more]

$29.99

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Get Started In Shorthand: Pitman 2000: Master the basics of shorthand: a beginner's introduction to Pitman 2000

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Get Started In Shorthand: Pitman 2000: Master the basics of shorthand: a...

Pitman Publishing

Language: reference & general; Secretarial, clerical & office skills

Paperback

Shorthand is a valuable asset to everyone, young or old, in private or business life and Pitman 2000 is a system designed... [more]

$35.00

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Getting it Right at Work Workbook: Negotiating and Problem Solving

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Getting it Right at Work Workbook: Negotiating and Problem Solving

Helen de Silva Joyce, Liz Wilson, Halina Zawadzki

Communication studies; Office & workplace; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Focuses on internal workplace communication and looks at negotiating leave, participating and problem solving at a meeting... [more]

$24.95

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Getting it Right at Work Workbook: Customer Service

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Getting it Right at Work Workbook: Customer Service

Helen De Silva Joyce

Business communication & presentation; Customer services; Office & workplace; Languages & ESL

Paperback

This two-part training resource is designed to assist intermediate to advanced English language learners to improve their... [more]

$24.95

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Getting it Right at Work DVD: Negotiating and Problem Solving

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Getting it Right at Work DVD: Negotiating and Problem Solving

Helen de Silva Joyce, Liz Wilson, Halina Zawadzki

Communication studies; Office & workplace; Languages & ESL

DVD video

Focuses on internal workplace communication and looks at negotiating leave, participating and problem solving at a meeting... [more]

$31.95

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Getting it Right at Work DVD: Customer Service

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Getting it Right at Work DVD: Customer Service

Helen De Silva Joyce

Business communication & presentation; Customer services; Office & workplace; Languages & ESL

DVD video

Uses dramatic scenarios to examine unsuccessful and successful versions of common workplace interactions such as accurate... [more]

$31.95

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Getting it Right at Work Pack: Customer Service

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Getting it Right at Work Pack: Customer Service

Helen De Silva Joyce

Business communication & presentation; Customer services; Office & workplace; Languages & ESL

Mixed media product

Uses dramatic scenarios to examine unsuccessful and successful versions of common workplace interactions such as taking accurate... [more]

$52.95

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The Code Book: The Secret History of Codes and Code-Breaking

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The Code Book: The Secret History of Codes and Code-Breaking

Dr. Simon Singh

Coding theory & cryptology; Secretarial, clerical & office skills; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

The Code Book is a history of man's urge to uncover the secrets of codes, from Egyptian puzzles to modern day computer encryptions.... [more]

$24.99

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Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber

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Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber

Mike Isaac

Business & Economics; Office & workplace; Transport industries; Impact of science & technology on society

Hardback

A The New York Times technology correspondent presents the dramatic rise and fall of Uber, set against the rapid upheaval... [more]

$43.95

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Culture Your Culture: Innovating Experiences @Work

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Culture Your Culture: Innovating Experiences @Work

Karen Jaw-Madson

Business & Economics; Personnel & human resources management; Organisational theory & behaviour; Working patterns & practices

Hardback

Culture Your Culture is the comprehensive guide to Design of Work Experience, an innovative (and much needed) framework for... [more]

$55.99

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Bullshit Jobs: The Rise of Pointless Work, and What We Can Do About It

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Bullshit Jobs: The Rise of Pointless Work, and What We Can Do About It

David Graeber

Sociology: work & labour; Social & cultural anthropology; Business & Economics; Labour economics; Working patterns & practices; Advice on careers & achieving success

Hardback

Back in 1930, the economist John Maynard Keynes prophesied that by the century's end, technology would see us all working... [more]

$49.99

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