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Managing Ambition.

By: (CCL), Center for Creative Leadership.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.J-B CCL (Center for Creative Leadership): Publisher: Greensboro : Wiley, 2013Description: 1 online resource (34 p.).ISBN: 9781118780244.Subject(s): Ambition | Leadership | Organizational effectivenessGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Managing AmbitionDDC classification: 658.4 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Table of Contents -- Copyright -- Title Page -- Series Page -- In Brief -- The Paradox of Ambition -- When a Strength Becomes a Weakness -- The Drivers of Ambition -- The Need for Competence -- Superiority -- Competitiveness -- Pride -- How the Need for Competence Affects Your Work for the Organization -- Strategies for Managing Ambition Driven by Competence -- The Need for Achievement -- Drive -- Control -- Power -- The Need for Rewards -- Recognition -- Profile -- Status -- How the Need for Rewards Affects Your Work for the Organization
Strategies for Managing Ambition Driven by Rewards -- Moving Forward -- Ambition as a Developmental Opportunity -- Suggested Resources -- Background
Summary: Ambition is a good thing, but too much of it can cause problems. You need ambition to be successful, but if you have too much, it can derail your career. This guidebook will help you determine whether you have a problem with ambition. You will gain a fuller understanding of its basic drivers: the need for competence, the need for achievement, and the need for rewards. You will learn how these drivers can affect your work, and you will learn strategies for managing them. Each of the drivers has identifi able components. The need for competence, for example, has three components: superiority, co
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Cover -- Table of Contents -- Copyright -- Title Page -- Series Page -- In Brief -- The Paradox of Ambition -- When a Strength Becomes a Weakness -- The Drivers of Ambition -- The Need for Competence -- Superiority -- Competitiveness -- Pride -- How the Need for Competence Affects Your Work for the Organization -- Strategies for Managing Ambition Driven by Competence -- The Need for Achievement -- Drive -- Control -- Power -- The Need for Rewards -- Recognition -- Profile -- Status -- How the Need for Rewards Affects Your Work for the Organization

Strategies for Managing Ambition Driven by Rewards -- Moving Forward -- Ambition as a Developmental Opportunity -- Suggested Resources -- Background

Ambition is a good thing, but too much of it can cause problems. You need ambition to be successful, but if you have too much, it can derail your career. This guidebook will help you determine whether you have a problem with ambition. You will gain a fuller understanding of its basic drivers: the need for competence, the need for achievement, and the need for rewards. You will learn how these drivers can affect your work, and you will learn strategies for managing them. Each of the drivers has identifi able components. The need for competence, for example, has three components: superiority, co

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<p> Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) is the author of Managing Ambition , published by Wiley.</p>

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