Learn how to build stronger relationships - and partner more effectively - with your boss and your colleagues.
ARE YOUR WORKING RELATIONSHIPS WORKING AGAINST YOU?
To achieve your goals and get ahead, you need to rally people behind you and your ideas. But how do you do that when you lack formal authority? Or when you have a boss who gets in your way? Or when you're juggling others' needs at the expense of your own?
By managing up, down, and across the organization. Your success depends on it, whether you're a young professional or an experienced leader.
The HBR Guide to Managing Up and Across will help you:
Advance your agenda-and your career-with smarter networkingBuild relationships that bring targets and deadlines within reachPersuade decision makers to champion your initiativesCollaborate more effectively with colleaguesDeal with new, challenging, or incompetent bossesNavigate office politics
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