9780324537703

Management (with InfoTrac Printed Access Card)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324537703

  • ISBN10:

    0324537700

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/9/2007
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Summary

Discover true innovation in management today within the pages and throughout the technology-driven package accompanying the latest edition of this market-leading text. Respected author Richard Daft helps you build better managers for today and tomorrow with the latest managerial theories based on established research, engaging contemporary applications, and a wealth of cutting-edge exercises and examples. Students develop a strong managerial foundation, organized around the four functions of management and supported by a seamless blend of theory and applications within the pages of each chapter. Unique photo essays, challenging cases, and topics not typically found in other management texts help students build the innovative skills to manage successfully throughout turbulent times in business today. Fresh management ideas and the best practices blend with traditional theory as this book recognized for its quality and trusted for its strong content once again puts management into practice with proven exercises and learning features that support the book's research orientation and tightly connect concepts. A complete supplement package helps ensure your students reach their full management potential with an all-new video package featuring Hollywood film scenes that demonstrate management principles in action. The innovative new ThomsonNOW online course management and learning system saves time in assigning homework and grading, while offering personalized learning paths to ensure your students develop the management skills they need for success today and tomorrow.

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
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
The Importance of Control
Information Technology and E-Business
Operations and Service Management
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