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Management A Practical Introduction

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9780078029547

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0078029546
Edition:
6th
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
9/14/2012
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MCG
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Summary

Blending research, practical application, and imaginative writing, Arizona State University business professor Angelo Kinicki (author of Kreitner/Kinicki Organizational Behavior10e) and writer Brian Williams (author of Williams/Sawyer Using Information Technology7e) have created a market-leading text through highly-readable writing, an emphasis on practicality, and a unique student-centered layout. The authors present all basic management concepts in bite-size chunks, 2-to 6-page sections to optimize student learning and emphasize the practicality of the subject matter. This text is widely praised by today's visually-oriented students. In addition, instructors and students are supplied with a wealth of classroom-proven resources.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction

Chapter 1: The Exceptional Manager: What You Do, How You Do It

Chapter 2: Management Theory: Essential Background for the Successful Manager

Part 2: the Environment of Management

Chapter 3: The Manager’s Changing Work Environment & Ethical Responsibilities: Doing the Right Thing

Chapter 4: Global Management: Managing Across Borders

Part 3: Planning

Chapter 5: Planning

Chapter 6: Strategic Management: How Exceptional Managers Realize a Grand Design

Chapter 7: Individual & Group Decision Making: How Managers Make Things Happen

Part 4: Organizing

Chapter 8: Organizational Culture, Structure, & Design: Building Blocks of the Organization

Chapter 9: Human Resource Management: Getting the Right People for Managerial Success

Chapter 10: Organizational Change & Innovation: Lifelong Challenges for the Exceptional Manager

Part 5: Leading

Chapter 11: Managing Individual Differences & Behavior: Supervising People as People

Chapter 12: Motivating Employees: Achieving Superior Performance in the Workplace

Chapter 13: Groups & Teams: Increasing Cooperating, Reducing Conflict

Chapter 14: Power, Influence, & Leadership: From Becoming a Manager to Becoming a Leader

Chapter 15: Interpersonal & Organizational Communication: Mastering the Exchange of Information

Part 6: Controlling

Chapter 16: Control & Quality Control Improvement: Techniques for Enhancing Organizational Effectiveness



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