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For management and non-management majors taking an undergraduate course in the principles of management.

 

REAL managers, REAL experiences 

With a renewed focus on job-relevant skills, the newest edition of this bestselling text helps management and non-management students alike better prepare to enter the workforce. Management, 15th Edition vividly illustrates effective management theories by incorporating the perspectives of real-life managers. Through examples, cases, and hands-on exercises, students will see and experience management in action -- helping them develop the specific skills that employers are looking for and understand how the concepts they’re learning about actually work in today’s dynamic business world.

 

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Table of contents

PART 1: INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT     

1. Managers and You in the Workplace   

     Management History Module 

2. Making Decisions       

     Part 1: Management Practice

 

PART 2: BASICS OF MANAGING IN TODAY’S WORKPLACE         

3. Influence of the External Environment and the Organization’s Culture  

4. Managing in a Global Environment      

5. Managing Diversity     

6. Managing Social Responsibility and Ethics       

7. Managing Change and Disruptive Innovation   

     Part 2: Management Practice

 

PART 3: PLANNING      

8. Foundations of Planning         

9. Managing Strategy     

10. Entrepreneurial Ventures      

     Part 3: Management Practice 

 

PART 4: ORGANIZING  

11. Designing Organizational Structure    

12. Managing Human Resources

13. Managing Groups and Teams

     Part 4: Management Practice

 

PART 5: LEADING         

14. Managing Communication    

15. Understanding and Managing Individual Behavior      

16. Motivating Employees          

17. Being an Effective Leader      

     Part 5: Management Practice

 

PART 6: CONTROLLING

18. Controlling People and Operations    

Planning and Control Techniques Module 

Managing Operations Module     

      Part 6: Management Practice

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