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Management - 2nd edition

Management - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780538878999

ISBN10: 0538878991

Management by Pamela S. Lewis, Stephen H. Goodman and Patricia M. Fandt - ISBN 9780538878999
Edition: 2ND 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.
International: No
Management by Pamela S. Lewis, Stephen H. Goodman and Patricia M. Fandt - ISBN 9780538878999

ISBN13: 9780538878999

ISBN10: 0538878991

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This book is the second edition of the best selling new entry into the principles of management market of the last decade. Lewis provides comprehensive coverage of traditional management theory and has a special focus on meeting the challenges inherent in the dynamic, global environment of business. The applications orientation of the book provides students with an opportunity to apply the material learned and to understand a wide variety of real-world management situations. The book helps students to develop an understanding of the field of management and the competencies and skills that will enable them to succeed in the business environment of the future.

Author Bio

Lewis, Pamela S. : Drexel University

Pamela S. Lewis is a Professor of Management and Dean of the College of Business Administration at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She completed her Ph.D. at the University of Tennessee in the area of strategic management and international business. She has been invited to make numerous presentations to academic groups regarding the need for change in business curricula and the importance of industry/academic partnerships in business education today. Dr. Lewis is also active in research and has published numerous journal articles in the areas of strategic planning, international strategy, and entrepreneurship. She is active in executive education as well, and her seminars in strategic planning, entrepreneurship, and international management have been well received by both domestic and international audiences.

Goodman, Stephen H. : University of Central Florida

Stephen H. Goodman is an Associate Professor of Management at the University of Central Florida. He received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from Pennsylvania State University, where he specialized in operations management and operations research. Prior to his doctoral study he received a B.S. in Aeronautical Engineering and an M.B.A., also from Penn State. During his 25 years in academia, he has taught, researched, and published primarily in production planning and control. He has also served as co-author of a textbook in the field of production/operations management. Currently he has a major teaching research focus in quality management. He is an active member of the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) and the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS), having held offices in each, engaged in journal review activities, and conducted professional training classes. He has achieved the distinction of Certified Fellow in Production and Inventory Management (CFPIM) from APICS.

Fandt, Patricia : University of Washington Tacoma

Patricia Fandt is an Associate Professor and Director of the Business Administration Program at the University of Washington Tacoma. She acquired more than 12 years of professional experience in sales an d management prior to being awarded her Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Texas A&M University. During her academic career, she has taught researched, and published primarily in the areas of team development, management skill assessment, decision making, impression management, and classroom/training techniques for enhancing learning and student performance. She is the author of Management Skills: Practice and Experience. She is an active member of the Academy of Management, Southern Management Association, and the Organizational Behavior Teaching Society. She has held officer positions in the Southern Management Association and the Management Education and Development (MED) Division of the Academy of Management.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

PART I: Meeting the Challenges of the 21st Century.

1. Management and Managers: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow.
2. Evolution of Management Thought.
3. Social Responsibility and Ethics.

PART II: Planning Challenges in the 21st Century.

4. Planning in the Contemporary Organization.
5. Strategic Planning in a Global Environment.
6. Effective Managerial Decision Making.
7. Decision-Making Tools and Techniques.

PART III: Organizing for Challenges in the 21st Century.

8. Organizing for Quality, Productivity, and Job Satisfaction.
9. Designing the Contemporary Organization.
10. Managing Human Resources.
11. Organizational Culture, Change, and Development.

PART IV: Leadership Challenges in the 21st Century.

12. Communicating Effectively Within Diverse Organizations.
13. Understanding Leadership in a Dynamic Environment.
14. Effectively Managing Individual and Group Behavior.
15. Motivating Organizational Members.

PART V: Control Challenges in the 21st Century.

16. Organizational Control in a Complex Business Environment.
17. Productivity and Quality in Operations.
18. Information Technology and Control.