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.
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.