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Contemporary Management

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9780078029530

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0078029538
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Pub. Date:
1/17/2013
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McGraw-Hill/Irwin
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Summary

Contemporary Management by Jones and George distinguishes itself through its authorship, comprehensive/current contents, exceptionally rich and relevant examples, and applications/experiential exercises provided in every single chapter. The new eighth edition of Contemporary Management continues to provide students the most current and up-to-date account of the changes taking place in the world of business management. Jones and George focus on keeping it relevant and interesting to students, while still mirroring the changes taking place in management practices by incorporating recent developments in management theory and research through vivid, current examples of how managers of companies large and small have responded to the changes taking place.

Table of Contents

Part One: Management

Chapter 1: Managers and Managing

Chapter 2: The Evolution of Management Thought

Chapter 3: Values, Attitudes, Emotions, and Culture: The Manager as a Person

Part Two: The Environment of Management

Chapter 4: Ethics and Social Responsibility

Chapter 5: Managing Diverse Employees in a Multicultural Environment

Chapter 6: Managing in the Global Environment

Part Three: Decision Making, Planning, and Strategy

Chapter 7: Decision Making, Learning, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship

Chapter 8: The Manager as a Planner and Strategist

Chapter 9: Value Chain Management: Functional Strategies for Competitive Advantage

Part Four: Organizing and Controlling

Chapter 10: Managing Organizational Structure and Culture

Chapter 11: Organizational Control and Change

Chapter 12: Human Resource Management

Part Five: Leading Individuals and Groups

Chapter 13: Motivation and Performance

Chapter 14: Leadership

Chapter 15: Effective Groups and Teams

Part Six: Managing Critical Organizational Processes

Chapter 16: Promoting Effective Communication

Chapter 17: Managing Conflict, Politics, and Negotiation

Chapter 18: Using Advanced Information Technology to Increase Performance



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