9780136007104

Fundamentals of Management : Essential Concepts and Applications

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    9780136007104

  • ISBN10:

    0136007104

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-11-28
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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This streamlined volume covers the principle concepts of management to provide readers 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. The authors address managing in today's world, foundations of planning and decision making, basic organization designs, staffing and human resource management, foundations of individual and group behavior, leadership and trust and foundations of control and value chain management. For managers and students of business.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Managers and Management History Module The Historical Roots of Contemporary Management Practices
The Management Environment
Planning
Foundations of Planning
Foundations of Decision Making Quantitative Module Quantitative Decision-Making Aids
Organizing
Basic Organization Designs
Staffing and Human Resource Management Career Module Building Your Career
Managing Change, Stress, and Innovation
Leading
Foundations of Individual and Group Behavior
Understanding Work Teams
Motivating and Rewarding Employees
Leadership and Trust
Communication and Interpersonal Skills
Controlling
Foundations of Control
Operations Management
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