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Friends or Lovers

3.71  ·  Rating Details  ·  14 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
For every man who has lost love, and every woman who is searching for it... Penny Leyton is one smart sexy woman on her way to the top. Bridget Jones she certainly is not, but she has the same chaotic approach to romance. Just as she is breaking through the glass ceiling, her boss Dave Stockton hints at a workplace scandal. Ablaze with moral outrage, Penny realises too lat ...more
252 pages
Published November 1st 2010 by Libertary Editions (first published 2010)
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Sep 07, 2011 Janelle rated it it was ok
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Hmm, what a bold, brazen, strange read. This book seems to have an agenda with a fictional front.

The author clearly has an interest in workplace gender relations as it's also stated in his "about the author" section. I must say, I found this book to be offensive, do people really behave as the characters of this book do? Is this meant to be fiction based on firsthand knowledge or seriously over the top fantastical fiction? If the knowledge this author states he has, I'm thinking it's really sup
This book deals with a serious subject, sexual harassment in the workplace and what to do after a complaint has been received.

Penny Layton is the Head of Personnel at her company. She hasn't been on the job long and she gets a complaint against an employee named Mike who has been sales rep of the year for a number of years.
After listening to Mike's part of the story, Penny gets with her superior and they decide to give Mike a lateral transfer. That way it will make it clear that the company will
Feb 21, 2011 Wendy rated it liked it
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This book was okay but it seemed to have a problem and then a resolution and then another problem would crop up with another resolution. Before the end of the bok, there were actually 3 places where it could have ended satisfactorily. It is the story of Penny, a human resources manager, who allows her own prejudices to color the way she handles a personnel dispute. Because of her actions, the situation spirals out of control and it is only through the help of her friends that she can see the err ...more
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