Book Titlesort descending Author(s)

Choosing Civility: The Twenty-five Rules of Considerate Conduct (2003)

   “P.M. Forni offers twenty-five rules for connecting effectively with others – at home, at work, in our daily encounters.  In clear, witty, and thoughtful sections, Forni covers topics that include: Think Twice Before Asking Favors, Don’t Shift Responsibility and Blame; Accept and Give Praise.”

Forni, P.M.

Dealing With People You Can't Stand: How to Bring Out the Best in People You Can't Stand (2012)

     “Learn how to get things done and get along when you’re dealing with people who have the uncanny ability to sabotage, derail, and interfere with your plans, needs, and wants.”


Kirschner, Rick

Good Grad!: A Practical Guide to Graduate School in the Sciences & Engineering (2013)

     “An honest and politically incorrect resource: Getting an Advisor; The Stages of the PhD; Joining a Research Group; Securing Funding; Life as a Teaching or Research Assistant; Attending Conferences; Publishing in a Journal."

Gangestad, Joseph W.

How to Interview Like a Pro (2012)

     “Getting a job is like parking.  You have to be in the right place at the right time.  In How to Interview Like a Pro, author Mary Greenwood provides strategies and practical tips on how to prepare for job hunting, how to interview, and how to seal the deal.”

Greenwood, Mary

How to Negotiate Like a Pro: 41 Rules for Resolving Disputes (2006)

“Greenwood lists each rule and subsequently offers a concise explanation on how and when to it in your negotiations.  She explains the emotional frame of mind you need for negotiations and reveals the preparations, strategies, and tactics required to close the deal.  Telephone and on-line negotiations are also discussed.”

Greenwood, Mary

Life in the Quality Lane: The Life Skills to Make Each Moment Count (2011)

   “Living a life of quality is a goal most people share….Being effective, finding happiness, having self-respect and being respected, developing healthy relationships and interactions, being successful … all are among the most critical ingredients of a quality life.”  Using the practical and proven ‘life skills’ in this book, “Families are strengthened. Organizations and businesses become more productive…Conflicts are resolved in a way that results in sustainable, mutual benefits.”

Weeks, Dudley

Perfect Phrases for Conflict Resolution: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Encouraging a More Productive and Efficient Work Environment (2011)

“Conflict in the workplace is inevitable.  When you have the right words and phrases at your command, you can quickly resolve any disagreement – and prevent it from spreading into an uncontrollable fire.”


Polsky, Lawrence

Perfect Phrases for Office Professionals: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Getting Respect, Recognition, and Results in Today's Workplace (2011)

“As an office professional, you are the point person for critical day-to-day activities.  That means effective communication with your manager and internal and external stakeholders is key to the success of your office and organization.”

Runion, Mary

Staying Safe in an Unsafe World, A Guide for College Women (2013)

“…a common sense approach for young people to the threats of today’s world.  This guide offers essential education on possible dangers.  It then offers practical strategies and solutions that can help individuals avoid trouble.”

Parke, Robert L.

Stop Bullying at Work: Strategies and Tools for HR and Legal Professionals (2009)

    “Given that HR professionals are the corporate insiders typically charged with the responsibility for developing strategies, policies, and training… this book is designed to provide not only an overview of the problem of workplace bullying, but also some practical strategies and solutions to help HR professionals and their companies proactively deal with the problem.”



Daniel, Teresa A.


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