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The fifth edition of this market- leading text, Management raises the bar to all new heights - incorporating more leadership, technology, emerging issues, real-world application, and innovation - and offering the absolute best Management text in the market. As in all previous editions, Management, Fifth Edition, remains on the cutting edge of management theory and practice, offering in-depth coverage of the latest research and practices coupled with the best traditional management concepts.
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)
From the Publisher
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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.