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Contemporary Management / Edition 8
     

Contemporary Management / Edition 8

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by Gareth Jones, Jennifer George
 

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ISBN-10: 0078029538

ISBN-13: 9780078029530

Pub. Date: 01/18/2013

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Contemporary Management by Jones and George distinguishes itself through its authorship, comprehensive/current contents, exceptionally rich and relevant examples, and applications/experiential exercises provided in every single chapter. The new eighth edition of Contemporary Management continues to provide students the most current and up-to-date

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Contemporary Management by Jones and George distinguishes itself through its authorship, comprehensive/current contents, exceptionally rich and relevant examples, and applications/experiential exercises provided in every single chapter. The new eighth edition of Contemporary Management continues to provide students the most current and up-to-date account of the changes taking place in the world of business management. Jones and George focus on keeping it relevant and interesting to students, while still mirroring the changes taking place in management practices by incorporating recent developments in management theory and research through vivid, current examples of how managers of companies large and small have responded to the changes taking place.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780078029530
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
01/18/2013
Pages:
696
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: Management
Chapter 1: Managers and Managing
Chapter 2: The Evolution of Management Thought
Chapter 3: Values, Attitudes, Emotions, and Culture: The Manager as a Person

Part Two: The Environment of Management
Chapter 4: Ethics and Social Responsibility
Chapter 5: Managing Diverse Employees in a Multicultural Environment
Chapter 6: Managing in the Global Environment

Part Three: Decision Making, Planning, and Strategy
Chapter 7: Decision Making, Learning, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship
Chapter 8: The Manager as a Planner and Strategist
Chapter 9: Value Chain Management: Functional Strategies for Competitive Advantage

Part Four: Organizing and Controlling
Chapter 10: Managing Organizational Structure and Culture
Chapter 11: Organizational Control and Change
Chapter 12: Human Resource Management

Part Five: Leading Individuals and Groups
Chapter 13: Motivation and Performance
Chapter 14: Leadership
Chapter 15: Effective Groups and Teams

Part Six: Managing Critical Organizational Processes
Chapter 16: Promoting Effective Communication
Chapter 17: Managing Conflict, Politics, and Negotiation
Chapter 18: Using Advanced Information Technology to Increase Performance

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