INSTRUCTOR EDITION. Identical to student edition. May have black tape on cover. No CD or Access code. SHIPS FAST! ! SAME DAY OR W/N 24 HOURS. EXPEDITED SHIPPING AVAILABLE TOO! ! ...USPS Tracking Information Included FREE! !Read moreShow Less
Hardcover New 0538479531 New book. STUDENT US EDITION. Packaged carefully. Ships IMMEDIATELY with tracking number. Excellent Customer Service. All Orders Backed by Hassle-Free ...Returns.Read moreShow Less
Readers discover the confidence to manage and develop the ability to lead with innovative solutions in today's rapidly changing business environment with Daft's marketing-leading MANAGEMENT, 10E. Daft explores the emerging themes and management issues most important for managers in businesses today. Future and current managers learn to look beyond traditional techniques and ideas to tap into a full breadth of management skills. With the best in proven management and new competencies that harness creativity, D.A.F.T. defines Management.
"[Daft] provides both theory and real world coverage, thorough coverage of the content, appropriate corporate examples throughout the text." -- Deb Buerkley, Southwest Minnesota State University
"[Daft] is comprehensive but readable." -- Tom D. McFarland, Tusculum College
"The book takes a classic approach to the subject area and is extremely comprehensive in nature. Daft is very proficient after so many editions of this text. … The text is clearly appropriate for a business core class in management." -- David Arseneau, Eastern Illinois University
This undergraduate textbook explores the environment of management, approaches to planning and organizing, theories of leadership, and the controlling function of management. A note-worthy chapter considers managerial ethics and corporate social responsibility. The sixth edition adds sections on Internet start-ups, multi-cultural teams, and emotional intelligence. The CD-ROM contains video clips and quizzes. Color photographs. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.40 (d)
Meet the Author
Richard L. Daft, Ph.D., is the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Professor of Management in the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University, where he specializes in the study of leadership and organization theory. Dr. Daft is a fellow of the Academy of Management and has served on the editorial boards of Academy Of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, and Journal of Management Education. He was associate editor-in-chief of Organization Science and associate editor of Administrative Science Quarterly. Dr. Daft has authored or co-authored 13 books, including ORGANIZATION THEORY AND DESIGN and MANAGEMENT. He also has authored dozens of scholarly articles, papers, and chapters and has published in the ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCE QUARTERLY, ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT JOURNAL, ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT REVIEW, STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT JOURNAL, JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT, ACCOUNTING ORGANIZATIONS AND SOCIETY, MANAGEMENT SCIENCE, MIS QUARTERLY, and ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR TEACHING REVIEW. Dr. Daft has received several government research grants in organization design, organizational innovation and change, strategy implementation, and organizational information processing. An active teacher and respected consultant, Dr. Daft has served as associate dean and helped manage a start-up enterprise. He has been involved in management development and consulting for numerous organizations, including the American Banking Association, AutoZone, Nortel, Bridgestone, TVA, Pratt & Whitney, Allstate Insurance, State Farm Insurance, the United States Air Force, the U.S. Army, J. C. Bradford & Co., Central Parking System, USAA, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and many others.
Part I: INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT. 1. Innovative Management for a Changing World. 2. The Evolution of Management Thinking. Part II: THE ENVIRONMENT OF MANAGEMENT. 3. The Environment and Corporate Culture. 4. Managing in a Global Environment. 5. Managing Ethics and Social Responsibility. 6. Managing Small Business Start-Ups. Part III: PLANNING. 7. Managerial Planning and Goal Setting. 8. Strategy Formulation and Execution. 9. Managerial Decision Making. Part IV: ORGANIZING. 10. Designing Adaptive Organizations. 11. Managing Change and Innovation. 12. Managing Human Resources. 13. Managing Diversity. Part V: LEADING. 14. Understanding Individual Behavior. 15. Leadership. 16. Motivating Employees. 17. Managing Communication. 18. Leading Teams. Part VI: CONTROLLING. 19. Managing Quality and Performance. Appendix A: Managing the Value Chain, Web 2.0, and E-Business. Appendix B: Video Case Library.