go-getter


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go-getter

A highly motivated and ambitious person. We want interns who are go-getters, not timid kids who need to be told what to do.

(real) go-getter

an active, energetic, and aggressive person. Mary is very aggressive in business. A real go-getter.

go-getter

n. an energetic person. Willy is a real go-getter. He’ll go places.
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Most organizations consist of a range of management and nonmanagement employees who support, oppose, or are neutral toward organizational change - "go-getters," "opponents," and "fence-sitters," respectively - whose attitudes and behaviors parallel those of the political opportunists, maximalists, and recalcitrants, respectively.
Management and nonmanagement go-getters are those employees who regard gainsharing as a positive change that is beneficial to the organization and/or themselves.
Go-getters and opponents compete for the fence-sitters' allegiance.
The long-term stability of the gainsharing intervention depends on whether management and nonmanagement go-getters, fence-sitters, and opponents believe that the intervention fulfills their sometimes conflicting interests.
Although disappointed about not receiving bonuses, the fence-sitters were benefiting from the many production process improvements initiated by the go-getters.
Beginning in 1987, layoffs due to the recession took a toll on gainsharing, because many go-getters and team leaders were younger employees; they were the first ones let go because of the seniority system.
They argued that management was "playing with the books." Opponents teased the fence-sitters and go-getters that their suggestions were now worth only one dollar.
The Pleasant Valley Go-Getters March 20 meeting was called to order by Chloe Hopkins at 7:08 p.m.
WHEN the new season of The Apprentice started many predicted people would no longer watch a show about go-getters in pinstripes because the recession had revealed go-getters in pinstripes to be avaricious, incompetent losers.
Running a Business with Ambition will provide a forum to help new and aspiring business go-getters, particularly in the early stages of trading.
12 meeting of the Pleasant Valley Go-Getters Club was called to order by Chloe Hopkins.
Written by Simon Block and starring Robson Green and Sarah Parish, it was glossy and slick, full of ruthless go-getters in power suits.
There were token black, gay and Irish characters, including one thoroughly irritating all-seeing/all-knowing observer whom the thrusting go-getters pretended to envy.