This insider account provides much-needed information about a subject of increasing interest: people with Asperger Syndrome (AS) working in management positions. Johnson draws on his personal experiences to explain how elements such as the working environment, managing staff, group dynamics and office politics can have a profound influence on work performance. He provides useful examples and guidance on adapting to the workplace and coping with the pressures and demands of professional roles. Full of practical advice, this book will be essential reading for anyone with AS in employment as well as their managers, colleagues, family and friends, as well as supporting professionals.
Malcolm Johnson found out that he has Asperger Syndrome at the age of 35, after years of working in middle and senior management. He previously worked at the BBC and now works in publishing. He holds a Business degree from Warwick University and lives with his wife in Surrey, UK.