Management / Edition 8by Ricky W. Griffin
Pub. Date: 02/28/2004
Publisher: Cengage Learning
The Seventh Edition retains the text's characteristic depth, while incorporating significant revisions throughout to address one of the most pervasive questions in the field: how do people acquire managerial skills in today's every-changing work environment? By offering a functional, skills-based approach to management, the text presents material in a manner which is both accessible and relevant to students.
- Managing in an e-Business World boxed inserts appear throughout the text.
- New! Each chapter features new opening incidents, boxed inserts, and closing cases to reinforce the concepts under review. Also, more examples now center on service-related businesses.
- Diversity coverage has been moved to Chapter 6, laying the foundation for subsequent discussion.
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Table of Contents
Part I: INTRODUCING MANAGEMENT. 1. Managing and the Manager's Job. 2. Traditional and Contemporary Opportunities/Challenges. Part II: UNDERSTANDING THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXT OF MANAGING. 3. Understanding the Organization's Environment. 4. Responding to the Ethical and Social Environment. 5. Navigating the Global Environment. Part III: UNDERSTANDING PLANNING AND DECISION MAKING. 6. Basic Elements of Planning and Decision Making. 7. Managing Strategy and Strategic Planning. 8. Managing Decision Making and Problem Solving. 9. Managing Start-Ups and New Ventures. Part IV: UNDERSTANDING THE ORGANIZING PROCESS. 10. Basic Elements of Organizing. 11. Managing Organization Design. 12. Managing Change and Innovation. 13. Managing Human Resources. Part V: UNDERSTANDING THE LEADING PROCESS. 14. Basic Elements of Individual and Interpersonal Behavior. 15. Managing Employee Motivation and Performance. 16. Managing Leadership and Influence Process. 17. Managing Interpersonal Relations and Communication. 18. Managing Work Groups and Teams. Part VI: UNDERSTANDING THE CONTROLLING PROCESS. 19. Basic Elements of Control. 20. Managing Operations, Quality and Productivity.
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