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Modern Management: Concepts and Skills, 15th edition

  • Samuel C Certo
  • S Certo
  • S Trevis Certo

Published by Pearson (July 19th 2019) - Copyright © 2019

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For courses in management.

 

Concepts and skills for the successful manager

Modern Management: Concepts and Skills takes a unique approach that helps students develop a specific management skill in each chapter. Organized around the functions of planning, organizing, influencing, and controlling, the content specifically focuses on how students can be more strategic and more creative, work as team members, become successful leaders, and more. The chapters are designed to build these skills, and others, to fulfill the core objective: To help students both obtain employment and flourish in the workplace. The 15th Edition contains new case studies and examples to reflect the most recent research and developments in this field, as well as updated information. 


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Table of contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION TO MODERN MANAGEMENT

1. Introducing Modern Management: Concepts and Skills

2. Management and Entrepreneurship: Handling Start-Ups and New Ventures

   

PART II: MODERN MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES

3. Society, Ethics and Sustainability

4. Management and Diversity

5. Managing in the Global Arena

6. Creativity and Innovation


PART III: PLANNING

7. Plans and Planning Tools

8. Making Decisions

9. Strategic Planning: Strategies, Tactics, and Competitive Dynamics


PART IV: ORGANIZING

10. Fundamentals of Organizing

11. Responsibility, Authority, and Delegation

12. Human Resource Management

13. Changing Organizations: Stress, Conflict, and Virtuality


PART V: INFLUENCING

14. Influencing and Communication

15. Leadership 

16. Motivation

17. Groups and Teams

18. Building Organization Culture


PART VI: CONTROLLING

19. Controlling, Information, and Technology

20. Production and Control


Appendix: Managing: History and Current Thinking


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