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Many teachers of college-level business courses use titles in Barron's Business Review Series as textbook supplements to illustrate practical examples of business situations. The books also make excellent main texts in adult education and business brush-up programs. In addition to detailed analyses of today's business practices, these books include review questions with answers. The authors of this book describe and appraise several contemporary trends and techniques employed in company management, with ...
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Overview


Many teachers of college-level business courses use titles in Barron's Business Review Series as textbook supplements to illustrate practical examples of business situations. The books also make excellent main texts in adult education and business brush-up programs. In addition to detailed analyses of today's business practices, these books include review questions with answers. The authors of this book describe and appraise several contemporary trends and techniques employed in company management, with reference to businesses of various sizes. The strengths and weaknesses of each method is reviewed.

Covers 73 key topics under 18 themes, from planning, organizing and staffing to communication, motivation and operations management.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764139314
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/1/2008
  • Series: Barron's Business Review Series
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 552
  • Sales rank: 353,668
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author


Patrick J. Montana, Ph.D., is Professor of Management, Frank G. Zarb School of Business, Hofstra University., Hempstead, NY.

Bruce H. Charnov, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Management, Chairperson, Management and General Business Dept., Frank G. Zarb School of Business, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY.

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Table of Contents


Preface
  • 1 WHAT IS MANAGEMENT: DEFINITION AND OVERVIEW
  • 2 MANAGEMENT: HISTORY AND CONCEPTS
  • 3 MANAGEMENT: SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
  • 4 MANAGEMENT AND THE ENVIRONMENTS OF BUSINESS
  • 5 MANAGEMENT DECISION-MAKING: TYPES AND STYLES
  • 6 AN OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF MANAGEMENT
  • 7 PLANNING
  • 8 PLANNING: STRATEGY FORMULATION
  • 9 PLANNING: STRATEGY IMPLEMENTATION
  • 10 BASIC CONCEPTS OF ORGANIZING
  • 11 ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURES: CONCEPTS AND FORMATS
  • 12 STAFFING: HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
  • 13 MOTIVATION: THEORY AND PRACTICE
  • 14 LEADERSHIP: THEORY AND PRACTICE
  • 15 MANAGEMENT: THE CONTROL FUNCTION
  • 16 WORK GROUP DYNAMICS AND CREATIVITY
  • 17 COMMUNICATION SKILLS AND MANAGEMENT EFFECTIVENESS
  • 18 MANAGING ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE
  • 19 CONFLICT: ORGANIZATIONAL AND PERSONAL DIMENSIONS
  • 20 PRODUCTION OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT (POM)
  • 21 TIME MANAGEMENT
  • 22 PLANNING THE MANAGERIAL CAREER
  • 23 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS
  • 24 INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT
  • 25 CHANGING TRENDS IN MANAGEMENT

APPENDICES

INDEX

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