9780130176011

Fundamentals of Management: Essential Concepts and Applications

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130176011

  • ISBN10:

    013017601X

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/1/2000
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

This streamlined text covers the principle concepts of management to provide students with a solid foundation for understanding key issues. Organized around the four traditional functions of managementplanning, organizing, leading, and controlling, it reflects current trends in management and organizations, and presents the latest research studies in the field.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction 1(78)
Managers and Management
1(44)
History Module
27(18)
Managing in Today's World
45(34)
Part 2 Planning 79(74)
Foundations of Planning
79(34)
Foundations of Decision Making
113(40)
Quantitative Module
141(12)
Part 3 Organizing 153(102)
Basic Organization Designs
153(30)
Staffing and Human Resource Management
183(46)
Career Module
217(12)
Managing Change and Innovation
229(26)
Part 4 Leading 255(156)
Foundations of Individual and Group Behavior
255(32)
Understanding Work Teams
287(24)
Motivating and Rewarding Employees
311(32)
Leadership and Trust
343(32)
Communication and Interpersonal Skills
375(36)
Part 5 Controlling 411
Foundations of Control
411(26)
Technology and Operations
437
Notes N-1(1)
Illustration Credits PC-1(1)
Name/Organization Index I-1(1)
Glindex (a combined glossary/subject index G-1

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