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Management: A Faith-Based Perspective, 1st edition

  • Michael E. Cafferky

Published by Pearson (August 19th 2011) - Copyright © 2012

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Management: A Faith-Based Perspective

ISBN-13: 9780136058342

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Overview

By presenting the biblical record on major management issues and contemporary management scholarship findings, this text encourages the integration of a perspective founded on the values and teachings common to Christian denominations.

KEY TOPICS:
Introduction to Management; Management History; External and Internal Environment; Cross-Cultural Management; The Manager and Moral and Social Responsibility; Planning and Decision Making; Strategic Thinking; Organization; Human Resources Management; Communication; Motivation; Leadership; Change, Power, and Conflict; Managerial Control and Accountability; Spirituality, Faith, and Management

MARKET: For business professionals looking for a faith-based perspective in terms of management strategy.

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Management
Chapter 2: Management History
Chapter 3: External and Internal Environment
Chapter 4: Cross-Cultural Management
Chapter 5: The Manager and Moral and Social Responsibility
Chapter 6: Planning and Decision Making
Chapter 7: Strategic Thinking
Chapter 8: Organization
Chapter 9: Human Resources Management
Chapter 10: Communication
Chapter 11: Motivation
Chapter 12: Leadership
Chapter 13: Change, Power, and Conflict
Chapter 14: Managerial Control and Accountability
Chapter 15: Spirituality, Faith, and Management

Chapter Appendix: Assumptions in the Field of Management
Appendix A: Selected Hebrew and Greek Words Relevant to Managers
Appendix B: Occupations Mentioned in the Bible
Appendix C: Technology in the Bible
Appendix D: The Christian as Manager and Leader: A Small-Group Study Guide

Cases:
Case 1 – The J.M. Smucker Company Culture
Case 2 – The Burger War: In-N-Out Burger
Case 3 – eHarmony.com
Case 4 – The New Fitness Club
Case 5 – R. W. Beckett Corporation: Corporate Culture
Case 6 – Cardone Industries: Chaplain Program
Case 7 – Ethics, Decision-Making, and Responsibility: Tough Call Knowing Someone Loses
Case 8 – Coping with Scandal: Individual Redemption and Organizational Recovery
Case 9 – Choice of an Executive Assistant
Case 10 – How Gay Friendly Should Your Workplace Be?

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