Exploring Management / Edition 3

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Overview

This text is an unbound, binder-ready edition.

Exploring Management 4e supports teaching and learning of core management concepts by presenting material in a straight-forward, conversational style with a strong emphasis on application. With a focus on currency, high-interest examples and pedagogy that encourages critical thinking and personal reflection, this text is the perfect balance between what students need and what instructors want.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470878217
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/11/2011
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 592
  • Sales rank: 268,751
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. John R. Schermerhorn, Jr., is the Charles G. O'Bleness Professor of Management in the College of Business at Ohio University, and formerly served as Director of the Ohio University for Southeast Asian Studies. He earned a Ph.D. in organizational behavior from Northwestern University, and an M.B.A. (with distinction) in management and international business from New York University. Dr. Schermerhorn previously taught at Tulane University, The University of Vermont, and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, where he served as Head of the Department of Management and Associate Dean of the College of Business Administration.

A specialist in general management, organizational change and interorganizational cooperation, his clients have included Corning Glass Works, Pepsico, Inc., American Bankers Association, New England Hospital Assembly, Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation, Petroleos de Venezuela, and the Vietnam Training Center for Radio and Television, among other organizations.

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Table of Contents

Managers and Management

1 Managers and the Management Process: Everyone becomes a manager someday

2 Management Learning: Great things grow from strong foundations

3 Ethics and Social Responsibility: Character doesn’t stay home when we go to work

Planning and Controlling

4 Managers as Decision Makers: There is no substitute for a good decision

5 Plans and Planning Techniques: Get there faster with objectives

6 Controls and Control Systems: What gets measured happens

7 Strategy and Strategic Management: Insight and hard work deliver results

Organizing

8 Organization Structure and Design: It’s all about working together

9 Organizational Cultures, Innovation, and Change: Adaptability and values set the tone

10 Human Resource Management: Nurturing turns potential into performance

Leading

11 Leadership: A leader lives in each of us

12 Individual Behavior: There’s beauty in individual differences

13 Motivation: Respect unlocks human potential

14 Teams and Teamwork: Two heads really can be better than one

15 Communication: Listening is the key to understanding

Environment

16 Diversity and Global Cultures: There are new faces in the neighborhood

17 Globalization and International Business: Going global isn’t just for travelers

18 Entrepreneurship and Small Business: Taking risks can make dreams come true

Skill-Building Portfolio SB-1

Cases for Critical Thinking C-1

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