9780547148489

Principles of Management

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  • ISBN13:

    9780547148489

  • ISBN10:

    0547148488

  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/16/2008
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Summary

Management, 11/e takes a practical, student-oriented approach toward teaching management with an emphasis on current topics, including issues of diversity, ethics, and technology. The student-friendly content features references to pop culture and cites current publications of interest to students. In addition to providing the management framework and introducing students to contemporary management topics, the text provides experiential activities to get students thinking and acting like real-life managers. Test Preppers at the end of each chapter provide students with immediate reinforcement and assessment of their understanding of key chapter concepts. A robust network of supplements helps students to understand the hands-on, real-world application of chapter concepts.

Table of Contents

The Management Challenge
Managers and Entrepreneurs
The Evolution of Management Thought
The Changing Environment of Management: Diversity, Global Economy, and Technology
International Management and Cross-Cultural Competence
Managements Social and Ethical Responsibilities
Planning And Decision Making
The Basics of Planning and Project Management
Strategic Management: Planning for Long-Term Success
Decision Making and Creative Problem Solving
Organizing, Managing Human Resources, And Communicating
Organizations: Effectiveness, Design, and Cultures
Human Resource Management
Communicating in the Internet Age
Motivating And Leading
Motivating Job Performance
Group Dynamics and Teamwork
Influence, Power, and Leadership
Change, Conflict, and Negotiation
Organizational Control Processes
Organizational Control and Quality Improvement
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Great September 14, 2014
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Typical obvious/intuitive type book targeted at your future middle-managers.
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