Management, 8e blends its functional approach to management with cutting-edge research and ideas to deliver a text that is engaging and thorough. In this edition, the authors identify and incorporate six managerial competencies (communication, planning and administration, strategic action, self-management, global awareness, and teamwork) that are critical to the success of today's manager. Susan Jackson now joins the author team bringing to the text her expertise in human resource management and an even greater emphasis on organizational behavior.
Don Hellriegel is Emeritus Professor of Management in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. Dr. Hellriegel joined the faculty at Texas A&M in 1975. He has also taught at the Pennsylvania State University and the University of Colorado. He received his B.S. and M.B.A. from Kent State University and his Ph.D. from the University of Washington. His research interests include organizational behavior, the effects of organizational environments, managerial cognitive styles, and organizational innovation and strategic management processes. His research has been published in a number of leading journals. Dr. Hellriegel served as Vice President and Program Chair of the Academy of Management, President Elect, President, and Past President. He has also served a three-year term as Dean of the Fellows Group of the Academy of Management. He has also been Editor of the Academy of Management Review and served on the Board of Governors of the Academy of Management. Dr. Hellriegel has performed many other leadership roles, including President, Eastern Academy of Management; Division Chair, Organization and Management Theory Division; President, Brazos County United Way; Co-Consulting Editor, West Series in Management, Head, Department of Management (TAMU); Interim Dean, Executive Associate Dean, Mays School of Business (TAMU); and Interim Executive Vice Chancellor (TAMUS). Dr. Hellriegel has consulted with a variety of groups and organizations, including 3DI, Sun Ship Building, Penn Mutual Life Insurance, Texas A&M University System, Ministry of Industry and Commerce for the nation of Kuwait, Ministry of Agriculture for the Dominican Republic, AACSB, and Texas Innovation Group.
I. OVERVIEW OF MANAGEMENT. 1. Managing in a Dynamic Environment. 2. The Evolution of Management. II. MANAGING THE ENVIRONMENT. 3. Environmental Forces 4. Global Considerations 5. Entrepreneurs and Small-Business Owners. 6. Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility. III. STRATEGIC DECISION MAKING 7. Planning and Strategy Formulation. 8. Fundamentals of Decision Making. 9. Planning and Decision Aids. IV. ORGANIZING. 10. Fundamentals of Organization Design 11. Contemporary Organization Designs. 12. Human Resources Management. 13. Organizational Innovation and Change. V. LEADING. 14. Motivating for Performance. 15. The Dynamics of Leadership. 16. Communication in Organizations. 17. Groups and Teams in Organizations. 18. Organizational Cultures and Workforce Diversity. VI. CONTROLLING AND EVALUATING. 19. Controlling in Organizations. 20. Information Management Technologies. 21. Operations Management.