9780133059922

Modern Management Concepts and Skills

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  • ISBN13:

    9780133059922

  • ISBN10:

    0133059928

  • Edition: 13th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/31/2012
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

Directed primarily toward undergraduate business college/university majors, this text also provides practical content to current and aspiring industry professionals.


Modern Management is a traditionally organized principles of management text that integrates core concepts with cutting-edge skill training—all while keeping the focus on application. The text focuses not only on helping readers learn management concepts but also on developing the skills needed to apply to them through the completion of specifically designed innovation learning activities.

This edition provides the latest concepts and empirical research as well as the most recent examples of management in today’s business world.

 





 

Table of Contents

Part 1  Introduction to Modern Management

            Chapter 1.  Introducing Modern Management: Concepts and Skills

            Chapter 2.   Managing: History and Current Thinking          

                       

Part 2  Modern Management Challenges

            Chapter 3.  Managers and Society

            Chapter 4.  Management and Diversity

            Chapter 5.  Managing in the Global Arena

            Chapter 6.  Management and Entrepreneurship

                                               

Part 3 Planning

            Chapter 7.   Principles of Planning and Planning Tools

            Chapter 8.   Making Decisions

            Chapter 9.   Strategic Planning: Strategies, Tactics, and Competitive Dynamics

                               

Part 4  Organizing

            Chapter 10.   Fundamentals of Organizing

            Chapter 11.    Responsibility, Authority, and Delegation

            Chapter 12.    Human Resource Management

            Chapter 13.    Organizational Change: Stress, Conflict, and Virtuality

                                              

Part 5  Influencing

            Chapter 14.    Influencing and Communication

            Chapter 15.    Leadership

            Chapter 16.    Motivation

            Chapter 17.    Groups and Teams

            Chapter 18.   Managing Organization Culture

            Chapter 19.   Encouraging Creativity and Innovation                       

                                               

Part 6  Controlling

            Chapter 20.    Controlling, Information, and Technology 

            Chapter 21.    Production and Control

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