Management: A Faith-Based Perspective / Edition 1

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Overview

Explore management issues through a faith-based perspective.

Management: A Faith-Based Perspective offers readers the opportunity to explore management issues through a faith-based perspective. By presenting the biblical record on major management issues and contemporary management scholarship findings, this text encourages the integration of a perspective founded on the values and teachings common to Christian denominations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780136058342
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 9/9/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 648
  • Sales rank: 573,324
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Management
Chapter 2: Management History
Chapter 3: External and Internal Environment
Chapter 4: Cross-Cultural Management
Chapter 5: The Manager and Moral and Social Responsibility
Chapter 6: Planning and Decision Making
Chapter 7: Strategic Thinking
Chapter 8: Organization
Chapter 9: Human Resources Management
Chapter 10: Communication
Chapter 11: Motivation
Chapter 12: Leadership
Chapter 13: Change, Power, and Conflict
Chapter 14: Managerial Control and Accountability
Chapter 15: Spirituality, Faith, and Management

Chapter Appendix: Assumptions in the Field of Management
Appendix A: Selected Hebrew and Greek Words Relevant to Managers
Appendix B: Occupations Mentioned in the Bible
Appendix C: Technology in the Bible
Appendix D: The Christian as Manager and Leader: A Small-Group Study Guide

Cases:
Case 1 – The J.M. Smucker Company Culture
Case 2 – The Burger War: In-N-Out Burger
Case 3 – eHarmony.com
Case 4 – The New Fitness Club
Case 5 – R. W. Beckett Corporation: Corporate Culture
Case 6 – Cardone Industries: Chaplain Program
Case 7 – Ethics, Decision-Making, and Responsibility: Tough Call Knowing Someone Loses
Case 8 – Coping with Scandal: Individual Redemption and Organizational Recovery
Case 9 – Choice of an Executive Assistant
Case 10 – How Gay Friendly Should Your Workplace Be?

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