The positive leader

how energy and happiness fuel top-performing teams by Jan Muhlfeit

Written in English
Published: Pages: 319 Downloads: 673
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Subjects:

  • Teams in the workplace,
  • Leadership,
  • Attitude (Psychology)

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJan Mühlfeit ; Melina Costi
ContributionsCosti, Melina, author
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD57.7 .M836 2017
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 319 pages
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27223311M
ISBN 101292166150
ISBN 109781292166155
LC Control Number2016033815
OCLC/WorldCa954719973

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