Modern Management: Concepts and Skills, 15th edition

  • Samuel C Certo, 
  • S Trevis Certo

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Organized around the functions of planning, organizing, influencing and controlling, Modern Management: Concepts and Skills helps you develop a specific management skill in every chapter. The text focuses on how you can be more strategic and creative, work as a team member, become a successful leader, and more. The chapters are designed to help you build these and other skills, so you can find a job and flourish in the workplace.

The 15th Edition contains updated information as well as new cases and examples to reflect the most recent research and developments in the field.

Published by Pearson (September 18th 2020) - Copyright © 2021

ISBN-13: 9780136878797

Subject: Management

Category: Principles of Management



  1. Introducing Modern Management: Concepts and Skills
  2. Management and Entrepreneurship: Handling Start-Ups and New Ventures


  1. Society, Ethics and Sustainability
  2. Management and Diversity
  3. Managing in the Global Arena
  4. Creativity and Innovation


  1. Plans and Planning Tools
  2. Making Decisions
  3. Strategic Planning: Strategies, Tactics, and Competitive Dynamics


  1. Fundamentals of Organizing
  2. Responsibility, Authority, and Delegation
  3. Human Resource Management
  4. Changing Organizations: Stress, Conflict, and Virtuality


  1. Influencing and Communication
  2. Leadership
  3. Motivation
  4. Groups and Teams
  5. Building Organization Culture


  1. Controlling, Information, and Technology
  2. Production and Control

Appendix: Managing: History and Current Thinking

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