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Career Success: The Attitude Advantage, 2nd Edition

By: Rosemary T. Fruehling, Ph.D. and Roberta Moore
Copyright: 2011
Subject: Career Education
Career Success: The Attitude Advantage is a unique text-workbook that teaches students the human relations skills, or soft skills, required for real-world success. It is designed to increase awareness and understanding of the challenges and responsibilities of being an employee. Focus is placed on attitudes, teamwork, and careers.
  • Case studies provide students with realistic examples that they can discuss in order to build critical-thinking, team-building, and problem-solving skills.
  • Each chapter is organized into four student-friendly sections: Discover, Analyze, Apply, and Review.
  • Students can reflect on their progress with the self-assessment tools provided in every chapter.
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Text 256 978-1-60525-345-9
Career Success: The Attitude Advantage is a text-workbook that presents a unique approach to learning human relations skills. Addressing soft skills necessary for career success, this text-workbook focuses on keeping a positive attitude, improving human relations skills, and dealing with a variety of challenging career issues that face 21st Century employees.
Online Text, 1yr. Individual Subscription (Instant Access) 256 978-1-60525-757-0
Online Textbook. All content from the print textbook is included with exact page reproductions to ensure that students do not miss any important information or illustrations. Navigation is easy with a linked table of contents, and the search function helps students to easily find information.

Instant Access. Upon purchase, you will receive a key code to redeem at the G-W Online Textbooks site. Note: There is no physical product shipped via the mail. To learn more visit, “How do I purchase G-W Online Textbooks?”
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15) 256 978-1-60525-845-4
The Online Text six-year classroom subscription allows online access, in school or at home, for six consecutive years. A classroom subscription is for a shared group of students, and requires a purchase of a class set with the total pricing based on the number of users who require access.

The Online Text provides fast, page-at-a-time viewing from any browser-based device including iPads®, netbooks, PCs, and Mac computers. Features of the Online Text include:
  • Exact page reproduction, including figures and formulas
  • Linked table of contents
  • Search capabilities to find specific topics
  • Full text search with relevancy ranking to quickly locate passages of interest
  • The ability to quickly jump to specific pages
  • Full screen reading mode with zoom capabilities
  • Permission to print selected pages for offline reading
Bundle (Text + Online Text 6yr. Classroom Subscription, min. 15) 256 978-1-61960-062-1
Bundle includes a copy of the Student Textbook and Online Textbook 6yr Classroom Subscription. Minimum quantity of 15 must be purchased.
Instructor's CD 978-1-60525-346-6
This Instructor's CD contains the following items:
  • Welcome to Career Success: The Attitude Advantage A detailed overview is provided to guide you through the features of the student text.
  • Chapter Resources: Each chapter's lesson plan contains:
  • Case Solutions. Two cases are provided with overprinted possible answers for class discussion.
  • End-of-Chapter Activities Solutions. Each activity page is provided with overprinted answers.
  • Journal Writing reproducible transparency masters. These masters are in the text and provided as a PDF.
  • Activity transparency masters. Additional activity masters are provided as a PDF.

System Requirements
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows 2000/XP, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Microsoft Internet Explorer (6 or higher), PowerPoint Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® (free download).
Macintosh: PowerPC® G3, G4, G5 or Intel® processor, OS X (10.3 or higher), 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari (2.0 or higher), PowerPoint Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® (free download).
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Table of Contents
1. The Need for Human Relations Skills
2. Your Attitude Counts
3. Teamwork
4. Coworker Relationships
5. Relationships with Supervisors
6. Destructive Attitudes
7. Constructive Attitudes
8. Morale
9. Handling Stress on the Job
10. Rumors
11. Accepting Responsibility
12. Communication
13. Your Attitude and Job Success
14. Strategies for a Positive Attitude
15. Succeeding in a New Job
16. Being a Reliable Employee
17. Career Plateaus
18. Planning Your Career Goals
19. Learning from Mistakes
20. Repairing Relationships
21. Dealing with Criticism
22. Leaving a Job
Look Inside
Chapter 14 (PDF, 508 KB)
Chapter 18 (PDF, 441 KB)
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
Front Matter (, Career Education)
Chapter 14 (, Finance)
Chapter 18 (, Finance)
About the Author(s)

Rosemary T. Fruehling, Ph.D. - received her B.S., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. She has taught office education at both the high school and postsecondary levels and has conducted business education teacher-training. She was the manager of postsecondary vocational education for the Minnesota State Department of Education and director of software technology development for the State of Minnesota. Rosemary has served as a consultant to many businesses and has authored several business textbooks.

Roberta Moore - received her B.A. from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. She has comprehensive experience in trade, professional, and educational publishing. She was an editor and manager of vocational and business education publishing programs with McGraw-Hill and has worked as a consultant for other major publishers. Roberta has authored several business textbooks. She currently runs her own consulting business in publishing, marketing, and communications.