9780324317985

Management (with InfoTrac)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324317985

  • ISBN10:

    0324317980

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/6/2004
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Summary

The Seventh Edition of this market leading text continues to raise the standard through its cutting-edge presentation of managerial thought, carefully developed applications, and innovative technology components. Richard Daft seamlessly integrates the topic of this edition, managing in turbulent times, with traditional management concepts to show what influences and guides managerial action in today's organizations. To illustrate the conceptual material and engage the learner, Daft includes diverse examples, exercises, and applications in every chapter. Through each edition, Management has continued to build an outstanding reputation with instructors for its quality, topic selection, applications, and authorship. The number one text on the market, it is renowned for its strong content, the quality of its examples, its readability and its numerous applications that reinforce concepts and involve users. Some hallmark features include Management in Practice exercises, Concept Connection photo essays, and Manager's Shoptalk boxes.

Author Biography

Richard L. Daft is the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr., Professor of Management in the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Management
Managing in Turbulent Times
The Evolution of Management Thinking
The Environment of Management
The Environment and Corporate Culture
Managing in a Global Environment
Ethics and Social Responsibility
Managing Small Business Start Ups
Planning
Managerial Planning and Goal Setting
Strategy Formulation and Implementation
Managerial Decision Making, Organizational Planning and Goal Setting
Organizing
Designing Adaptive Organizations
Managing Change and Innovation
Human Resource Management
Meeting the Challenge of Diversity
Leading
Dynamics of Behavior in Organizations
Leadership
Motivation
Communication
Teamwork
Controlling
Managerial and Quality Control
Information Technology and E-Business
Operations and Service Management
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