Understanding Management

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-03-12
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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UNDERSTANDING MANAGEMENT, Sixth Edition provides an engaging survey of modern management practice that seamlessly integrates classic and contemporary principles. Rather than concentrating on large global enterprises, the text focuses on dynamic small to mid-sized "local" businesses and entrepreneurial issues, giving students valuable real-world insights and practical skills they can readily apply when beginning or continuing their careers. To help students deepen their understanding and hone their skills, numerous skill-building and application exercises appear in every chapter. UNDERSTANDING MANAGEMENT also features a streamlined format and impressive ancillary package that make it affordable, flexible, well-suited to any course, and effective for students of diverse backgrounds and interests.

Table of Contents

Introduction To Management
The Changing Paradigm of Management & Foundations of Learning Organizations
The Environment Of Management
The Environment and Corporate Culture
Managing in a Global Environment
Managerial Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
Organizational Goal Setting and Planning
Managerial Decision Making and Information Technology
Structure and Fundamentals of Organizing
Innovation and Change
Human Resource Management and Diversity
Foundations of Behavior in Organizations
Leadership in Organizations
Motivation in Organizations
Communicating in Organizations
Teamwork in Organizations
Productivity through Management and Quality Control Systems
Continuing Cases
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
Answers to Manager+s Workbook Exercises
Photo Credits
Index Company
Index Subject
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