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… See more details below
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: AN INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT. 1: Managing and the Manager's Job. 2: Traditional and Contemporary Issues and Challenges. Part II: THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXT OF MANAGEMENT. 3: The Environment and Culture of Organizations. 4: The Ethical and Social Environment. 5: The Global Environment. 6: The Multicultural Environment. Part III: PLANNING AND DECISION MAKING. 7: Basic Elements of Planning and Decision Making. 8: Managing Strategy and Strategic Planning. 9: Managing Decision Making and Problem Solving. 10: Managing New Venture Formation and Entrepreneurship. Part IV: THE ORGANIZING PROCESS. 11: Basic Elements of Organizing. 12: Managing Organization Design. 13: Managing Organization Change and Innovation. 14: Managing Human Resources in Organizations. Part V: THE LEADING PROCESS. 15: Basic Elements Of Individual Behavior in Organizations. 16: Managing Employee Motivation and Performance. 17: Managing Leadership and Influence Processes. 18: Managing Interpersonal Relations and Communication. 19: Managing Work Groups and Teams. Part VI: THE CONTROLLING PROCESS. 20: Basic Elements of Control. 21: Managing Operations, Quality, and Productivity. 22: Managing Information and Information Technology.
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