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Overview

Focus on the fundamental principles and practices of effective management most important for success in business today with DuBrin's comprehensive, yet concise, ESSENTIALS OF MANAGEMENT, 9E. This brief edition offers a solid introduction for new managers or an in-depth review of core concepts and the latest research and applications for working professionals. Concise, complete treatment translates the latest research, theories, and management experiences into actual practice while addressing emerging issues, such as sustainability and environmental concerns, management in difficult times, employee morale, diverse workforces, and teamwork. Ethics, personal productivity, the latest information technology, and decision making are also included. Compelling examples show how to apply principles in a wide variety of business settings, while new skill-building features and self-assessments help readers refine the managerial, interpersonal, and technical skills necessary for career success.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780538478236
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/3/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 720
  • Sales rank: 294,838
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Andrew J. DuBrin is Professor Emeritus of Management in the E. Philip Saunders College of Business at the Rochester Institute of Technology, where he served as department chairman and team leader. Dr. DuBrin has taught courses and conducted research in leadership, management, organizational behavior, and career management. He presents at other colleges, career schools, and universities. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial Psychology from Michigan State University. Dr. DuBrin has experience in human resource management and is a business and personal consultant in career management, leadership, and management development. Dr. DuBrin is an established author of both textbooks and trade books, and he contributes to professional journals, magazines, newspapers, and online media. He has written textbooks on management, leadership, organizational behavior, human relations, political behavior in organizations, and impression management. His trade books address management issues from charisma, team play, and office politics to overcoming career self-sabotage, and coaching and mentoring.

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Table of Contents

Part I: INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT. 1. The Manager's Job. 2. International Management and Cultural Diversity. 3. Ethics and Social Responsibility. Part II: PLANNING. 4. Essentials of Planning. 5. Problem Solving and Decision Making. 6. Quantitative Techniques for Planning and Decision Making. Part III: ORGANIZING. 7. Job Design and Work Schedules. 8. Organization Structure, Culture, and Change. 9. Staffing and Human Resource Management. Part IV: LEADING. 10. Leadership. 11. Motivation. 12. Communication. 13. Teams, Groups, and Teamwork. Part V: CONTROLLING. 14. Information Technology and e-Commerce. 15. Essentials of Control. 16. Managing Ineffective Performers. Part VI: MANAGING FOR PERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS. 17. Enhancing Personal Productivity and Managing Stress. Glossary. Index.

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