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Suddenly In Charge: Managing Up, Managing Down, Succeeding All Around: Managing Up, Managing Down, Succeeding All Around by Matuson R Chinsky

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CHAPTER SEVENMirror, Mirror, on the Wall

Staying True to Yourself

Leaders find themselves in circumstances that bring their values into play quite often. An example of this is when a manager encounters a situation that appears to be unethical. The direction he chooses could change his life forever. Or he may need to tell the boss she is wrong, something no one in the history of her tenure at the company has ever done.

As experienced managers can attest, you most likely will encounter situations where you will be forced to decide whether you will look the other way or face the situation head on. The decisions you make regarding these situations will mold who you become as both a leader and a person.

It is helpful to examine some of the more common ...

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