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 thi
nking 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.
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. ...show less
Robert Kreitner is a retired Professor of Management in the College of Business Administration at Arizona State University. He received his doctorate from the University of Nebraska. In addition to this superivsory text, Kreitner has authored or co-authored several successful Management and Organizational Behavior texts. He serves as a member of the Academy of Management and currently devotes full-time efforts to revising his well respected educational texts. A sought-after business consultant, Kreitner is a frequent lecturer for various companies and organizations.
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PART 1: THE MANAGEMENT CHALLENGE. 1: Managers and Entrepreneurs. 2: The Evolution of Management Thought. 3: The Changing Environment of Management: Diversity, Global Economy, and Technology. 4: International Management and Cross-Cultural Competence. 5: Managements Social and Ethical Responsibilities. PART 2: PLANNING AND DECISION MAKING. 6: The Basics of Planning and Project Management. 7: Strategic Management: Planning for Long-Term Success. 8: Decision Making and Creative Problem Solving. PART 3: ORGANIZING, MANAGING HUMAN RESOURCES, AND COMMUNICATING. 9: Organizations: Effectiveness, Design, and Cultures. 10: Human Resource Management. 11: Communicating in the Internet Age. PART 4: MOTIVATING AND LEADING. 12: Motivating Job Performance. 13: Group Dynamics and Teamwork. 14: Influence, Power, and Leadership. 15: Change, Conflict, and Negotiation. PART 5: ORGANIZATIONAL CONTROL PROCESSES. 16: Organizational Control and Quality Improvement.
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