The strength of Management, 7e historically has been its strong applied approach with in-depth cases and Skill-Building Exercises. This orientation gives students, as the author puts it, a Rtell it like it isS approach. This new edition builds on that approach with an emphasis on current coverage, Managerial Insights, TQM coverage, technology, many new cases and exercises, and the Integrated Learning System.
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.
Part One: An Overview of Management 1. Managing in a Dynamic Environment 2. The Evolution of Management Part Two: The Environment and Managing Strategically 3. Strategic Management: Environmental Forces 4. Strategic Management: Global Forces 5. Strategic Management: Planning and Strategy Formation 6. Strategic Management: Planning Aids and Implementation Part Three: Decision Making 7. Ethics and Social Responsibility 8. Fundamentals of Decision Making 9. Decision-Making Aids Part Four: Organizing 10. Traditional Organization Designs 11. Contemporary Organization Designs 12. Human Resources Management Part Five: Leading 13. Motivating and Performance 14. The Dynamics of Leadership 15. Organizational Communication 16. Groups, Teams, and Cultures in Organizations 17. Conflict and Stress Management Part Six: Controlling and Evaluating 18. Controlling in Organizations 19. Information Management Technologies 20. Operations Management Part Seven: Change and Innovation 21. Organizational Changes and Innovations 22. Entrepreneurship and Small Business Ownership