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Everything students need to know to develop their 'management sense' and be successful

Fundamentals of Management covers the essential concepts of management by providing a solid foundation for understanding the key issues facing managers and organizations. The 11th Edition maintains a focus on learning and applying management theories, while now also highlighting opportunities to develop the skills in high demand by today’s employers. Fundamentals of Management offers an easy-to-understand, straightforward, and realistic approach to what works for managers and what doesn’t -- with the ultimate goal to help students be successful in their careers.

 

Personalize learning with MyLab Management

MyLab™ is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. OnlinePersonal Inventory Assessment exercises promote self-reflection and engagement in students, while helping them better understand management concepts.

Table of contents

PART 1: WHAT MANAGERS DO: AN INTRODUCTION  

1. Managers and Management in Today's Workplace

    History Module: A Brief History of Management's Roots

2. The Management Environment

3. Important Managerial Issues  

 

PART 2: WHAT MANAGERS DO: PLANNING

4. Making Decisions

    Quantitative Module: Quantitative Decision-Making Aids  

5. Planning and Goal Setting

6. Managing Change and Innovation

7. Managing Entrepreneurial Ventures

 

PART 3: WHAT MANAGERS DO: ORGANIZING

8. Organizational Structure and Design

9. Managing Human Resources and Diversity

    Career Module: Employability and Professionalism

10. Managing Groups and Teams

 

PART 4: WHAT MANAGERS DO: LEADING

11. Understanding Individual Behavior

12. Motivating and Rewarding Employees

13. Leadership and Trust

14. Managing Organizational and Interpersonal Communication

 

PART 5: WHAT MANAGERS DO: CONTROLLING

15. Controlling Work and Organizational Processes

      Controlling Module: Managing Operations

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