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Management : Practical Introduction

Management : Practical Introduction - 4th edition

Management : Practical Introduction - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780073381480

ISBN10: 0073381489

Management : Practical Introduction by Angelo Kinicki - ISBN 9780073381480
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Richard D. Irwin, Inc.
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Management : Practical Introduction by Angelo Kinicki - ISBN 9780073381480

ISBN13: 9780073381480

ISBN10: 0073381489

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 09

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Summary

Blending scholarship and imaginative writing, ASU business professor Kinicki (of Kreitner/Kinicki Organizational Behavior 7e) and writer Williams (of Williams/Sawyer Using Information Technology 7e) have created a highly readable introductory management text with a truly unique student-centered layout certain to be well received by today's visually oriented students. The authors present all basic management concepts and principles in "bite-size" chunks, 2- to 6-page sections to optimize student learning. The text emphasizes practicality of information presented and supports both the instructor and the students with a wealth of classroom-tested resources.

Author Bio

Angelo Kinicki is a professor of management at Arizona State University. He received the Instructor of the Year Award for executive Education from the center for executive development in the college of business administration at ASU.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

PART 1. INTRODUCTION 1. The Exceptional Manager: What You Do, How You Do It 2. Management Theory: Essential Background for the Successful Manager PART 2. THE ENVIRONMENT OF MANAGEMENT 3. The Manager's Changing Work Environment & Responsibilities 4. Global Management: Managing Across Borders PART 3. PLANNING 5. Planning: The Foundation of Successful Management 6. Strategic Management: How Star Managers Realize a Grand Design 7. Individual & Group Decision Making: How Managers Make Things Happen PART 4. ORGANIZING 8. Organizational Culture, Structure, & Design: Building Blocks of the Organization 9. Human Resource Management: Getting the Right People for Managerial Success 10. Organizational Change & Innovation: Life-Long Challenges for the Exceptional Manager PART 5. LEADING 11. Managing Individual Differences & Behavior 12. Motivating Employees: Achieving Superior Performance in the Workplace 13. Groups & Teams: From Conflict to Cooperation 14. Power, Influence, & Leadership: From Becoming a Manager to Becoming a Leader 15. Interpersonal & Organizational Communication PART 6. CONTROL 16. Control: Techniques for Enhancing Organizational Effectiveness Epilogue: The Future of Management and the Keys to Your Managerial Success Appendix: The Project Planner's Toolkit: Flowcharts & Gantt Charts