Essentials of Contemporary Management, Manager's Hot Seat Online Access Card

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Access Card
  • Copyright: 2007-01-01
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
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Manager’s Hot Seat Online! Now instructors can put students in the hot seat with access to an interactive program. Students are given an introduction to the situation, view a dossier of related management materials, and then watch 16 real managers apply their years of experience when confronting unscripted issues. As the scenario unfolds, questions about how the manager is handling the situation pop up, forcing the student to make decisions along with the manager. At the end of the scenario, students watch a post-interview with the manager, view how their responses matched up to the manager’s decisions, and then submit a report critiquing the manager’s choices while defending their own. Access to this online program is provided as part of the Premium Online Learning Access of this text. Access can also be purchased stand alone.

Table of Contents

Case 1: Office Romance: Groping for Answers

Case 2: Ethics: Let’s Make a Fourth Quarter Deal

Case 3: Negotiation: Thawing the Salary Freeze

Case 4: Privacy: Burned by the Firewall?

Case 5: Whistleblowing: Code Red or Red Ink?

Case 6: Change: More Pain than Gain?

Case 7: Partnership: The Unbalancing Act

Case 8: Cultural Differences: Let’s Break a Deal

Case 9: Project Management: Steering the Committee

Case 10: Diversity: Mediating Morality

Case 11: Personal Disclosure: Confession Coincidence?

Case 12: Virtual Workplace: Out of Office Reply

Case 13: Listening Skills: Yeah, Whatever

Case 14: Diversity in Hiring: Candidate Conundrum

Case 15: Working in Teams: Cross-Functional Dysfunction

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