Fundamentals of Management E-Business / Edition 3

Fundamentals of Management E-Business / Edition 3

by Stephen P. Robbins, David A. Decenzo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130874507

ISBN-13: 9780130874504

Pub. Date: 07/01/2000

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

Whether the topic is understanding e-business, six sigma, workplace violence, knowledge workers, Internet job searches, or visionary leadership, Stephen Robbins and David DeCenzo cover it thoroughly and in a way that truly captures the issues facing managers in the twenty-first century.

It's not enough just to know about management…you have to possess

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Whether the topic is understanding e-business, six sigma, workplace violence, knowledge workers, Internet job searches, or visionary leadership, Stephen Robbins and David DeCenzo cover it thoroughly and in a way that truly captures the issues facing managers in the twenty-first century.

It's not enough just to know about management…you have to possess the skills to match!

With Robbins and DeCenzo's new edition, you'll learn so much about the real world of management, including:

  • How SiloCaf, a coffee bean processing plant, uses sophisticated technologically-based controls to enhance productivity and ensure consistent quality in its work
  • Why companies like London Fog are struggling to survive
  • How teams at Hewlett-Packard redesigned a production process, cut waste, controlled costs, and increased productivity
  • New techniques that can make a university more efficient and responsive to its students

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130874504
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
07/01/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
176

Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. 1Introduction1
Ch. 1Managers and Management1
History Module: The Historical Roots of Contemporary Management Practices27
Ch. 2Managing in Today's World45
Pt. 2Planning79
Ch. 3Foundations of Planning79
Ch. 4Foundations of Decision Making113
Quantitative Module Quantitative Decision-Making Aids141
Pt. 3Organizing153
Ch. 5Basic Organization Designs153
Ch. 6Staffing and Human Resource Management183
Career Module: Introduction217
Ch. 7Managing Change and Innovation229
Pt. 4Leading255
Ch. 8Foundations of Individual and Group Behavior255
Ch. 9Understanding Work Teams287
Ch. 10Motivating and Rewarding Employees311
Ch. 11Leadership and Trust343
Ch. 12Communication and Interpersonal Skills375
Pt. 5Controlling411
Ch. 13Foundations of Control411
Ch. 14Technology and Operations437
Notes
Photo Credits
Name/Organization Index
Glindex

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