Contemporary Management

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/16/2015
  • Publisher: MCGRAW

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In the new ninth edition of Contemporary Management by Jones/George continues to provide students the most current and up-to-date account of the changes taking place in the world of business management.

In this revision, the focus is on making Principles of Management relevant and interesting to today’s students—something that we know from instructor and student feedback engages them and encourages them to make the effort necessary to assimilate the text material. This product mirrors the changes taking place in management practices by incorporating recent developments in management theory, research, and by providing vivid, current examples of how managers of companies large and small have responded to the changes taking place.

Table of Contents

1.Managers and Managing

2.The Evolution of Management Thought

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

4.Ethics and Social Responsibility

5.Managing Diverse Employees in? a Multicultural Environment

6.Managing in the Global Environment

7.Decision Making, Learning,? Creativity, and Entrepreneurship

8.The Manager as a Planner? and Strategist

9.Value Chain Management: Functional Strategies for Competitive Advantage

10.Managing Organizational Structure ?and Culture

11.Organizational Control and Change

12.Human Resource Management

13.Motivation and Performance


15.Effective Groups and Teams

16.Promoting Effective Communication

17.Managing Conflict, Politics, ?and Negotiation

18.Using Advanced Information? Technology to Increase Performance

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