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Management - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0395871904

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ISBN13: 978-0395871904
ISBN10: 0395871905
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Edition: 7TH 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published: 1998
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Management - 7TH 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0395871904

Robert Kreitner

ISBN13: 978-0395871904
ISBN10: 0395871905
Cover type:
Edition: 7TH 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published: 1998
International: No
Summary

Kreitner's Management takes a practical, student-oriented approach to the introductory course, focusing on popular press developments while providing a solid grounding in management fundamentals. The Seventh Edition builds upon this practical approach with a strong emphasis on skill-building in three areas: academic (critical thinking, problem solving, decision making, communication), personal management (basic how-to's of management, assessment tools), and teamwork (understanding organizational goals, organizational cultures, managing conflict, group dynamics).

  • New! Internet Exercises at the end of each chapter provide students with crucial on-line experience where they can explore and apply what they have learned about business and management.
  • Student Annotations throughout each chapter provide contemporary anecdotes, self-assessment tools, and thought-provoking questions that allow students to practice and sharpen their conceptual, self-management, teamwork, and administrative skills.
  • Management Ethics and The Global Manager boxes plus in-text examples provide extensive, interesting real-world applications to demonstrate the relevance of chapter topics.
  • Cases at the beginning and end of each chapter focus on current management and business issues and provide a realistic context for handling management problems.
  • Skills & Tools boxes at the end of each chapter provide practical, how-to-advice for effectively handling management situations and problems.
  • Video Skill Builders at the end of each part foster experiential learning by providing how-to instruction for key managerial skills.

Table of Contents

I. The Management Challenge

1. Managers and Entrepreneurs

2. The Evolution of Management Thought

3. The Changing Environment of Management

4. International Management and Cross-Cultural Competence

5. Management's Social and Ethical Responsibilities

II. Planning and Decision Making

6. The Basics of Planning and Project Planning

7. Strategic Management

8. Decision Making and Creative Problem Solving

III. Organizing, Managing Human Resources, and Communicating

9. Organizations

10. Organizing for the 21st Century

11. Human Resources Management

12. Communicating in the Computer Age

IV. Motivating and Leading

13. Motivating Job Performance

14. Group Dynamics and Teamwork

15. Influence Processes and Leadership

16. Change, Conflict, and Negotiation

V. Production, Organizational Control, and Quality

17. Production and Organizational Control Processes

18. Improving Product and Service Quality

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