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Career Success: The Attitude Advantage, 2nd Edition

Career Success: The Attitude Advantage, 2nd Edition
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By: Rosemary T. Fruehling, Ph.D. and Roberta Moore

ISBN: 978-1-60525-345-9
Format: Softcover
Copyright: ©2011
Subject: Career Education
Grade Level: 9-14
Retail Price: $50.00
School Price: $37.50


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.

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

   sample Chapter 14 (PDF, 508 KB)
   sample Chapter 18 (PDF, 441 KB)
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
   sample Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Career Education)
   sample Chapter 14 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Finance)
   sample Chapter 18 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Finance)
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.

About 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.


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