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  • Developing soft skills for success
  • Jonker BE, Mtshelwane DNP (Editors)
  • ISBN: 9780627037979
  • eISBN: N/A
  • ePub ISBN: 9780627037986
  • 272 Pages | Published: 2020


The practice of soft skills has become a game changing business acumen in the modern world of work. Developing soft skills for success: A guide for modern professionals provides a foundation to cultivate excellence in emerging leaders.

This guide provides fresh, current and applicable content from a southern African perspective. This contextualised book is full of real-world examples, scenarios and case studies. Practical group and individual exercises facilitate learning in a fun way. The following themes are covered in this book:

·         Enhancing self-awareness

·         Establishing goals aligned to your career interests

·         Self-management

·         Career self-management strategies

·         Career development

·         Personal branding

·         Digital skills-development

·         Professional communication

·         Understanding diversity in the workplace

·         Organisational change

·         The art of networking

·         Ethics

Developing soft skills for success will equip students in higher education and practicing professionals and managers with knowledge and skills to navigate the complex waters of the 21st century workplace.


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