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Explore management issues through a faith-based perspective. Management: A Faith-Based Perspectiveoffers readers the opportunity to explore management issues through a faith-based perspective. By presenting the biblical record on major management issues and contemporary management scholarship findings, this text encourages the integration of a perspective founded on the values and teachings common to Christian denominations.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to Management Chapter 2: Management History Chapter 3: External and Internal Environment Chapter 4: Cross-Cultural Management Chapter 5: The Manager and Moral and Social Responsibility Chapter 6: Planning and Decision Making Chapter 7: Strategic Thinking Chapter 8: Organization Chapter 9: Human Resources Management Chapter 10: Communication Chapter 11: Motivation Chapter 12: Leadership Chapter 13: Change, Power, and Conflict Chapter 14: Managerial Control and Accountability Chapter 15: Spirituality, Faith, and Management
Chapter Appendix: Assumptions in the Field of Management Appendix A: Selected Hebrew and Greek Words Relevant to Managers Appendix B: Occupations Mentioned in the Bible Appendix C: Technology in the Bible Appendix D: The Christian as Manager and Leader: A Small-Group Study Guide
Cases: Case 1 – The J.M. Smucker Company Culture Case 2 – The Burger War: In-N-Out Burger Case 3 – eHarmony.com Case 4 – The New Fitness Club Case 5 – R. W. Beckett Corporation: Corporate Culture Case 6 – Cardone Industries: Chaplain Program Case 7 – Ethics, Decision-Making, and Responsibility: Tough Call Knowing Someone Loses Case 8 – Coping with Scandal: Individual Redemption and Organizational Recovery Case 9 – Choice of an Executive Assistant Case 10 – How Gay Friendly Should Your Workplace Be?