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This skills-based text from respected author Ricky Griffin gives instructors the flexibility to integrate their own cases, exercises, and projects while continuing to provide them with a strong theoretical framework. Chapters are organized according to a strong pedagogy, featuring learning objectives, a chapter outline, a First Things First opening vignette, boldface key terms, a summary of key points, questions for review, questions for analysis, end of chapter exercises, and an end-of-the-chapter case with questions.
Table of Contents
|An Introduction to Management|
|Understanding the Manager's Job|
|The Environment of Organizations and Managers|
|Planning and Strategic Management|
|Managing Decision Making|
|Entrepreneurship and New Venture Management|
|Organization Structure and Design|
|Organization Change and Innovation|
|Managing Human Resources in Organizations|
|Basic Elements of Individual Behavior in Organizations|
|Managing Employee Motivation and Performance|
|Leadership and Influence Processes|
|Communication in Organizations|
|Managing Work Groups and Teams|
|Basic Elements of Control|
|Managing Operations, Quality, and Productivity|
|Interpretation of Skills Self-Assessment Instruments|
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