Management / Edition 12

Management / Edition 12

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by Stephen P. Robbins, Mary Coulter
     
 

Describing both theory and practice, each chapter opens with a management dilemma and closes with solutions to the dilemma from practicing managers. Interviews with managers reveal the diversity of managerial perspectives. Other learning features include modules encompassing skills of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling, and video cases and questions. New… See more details below

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Describing both theory and practice, each chapter opens with a management dilemma and closes with solutions to the dilemma from practicing managers. Interviews with managers reveal the diversity of managerial perspectives. Other learning features include modules encompassing skills of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling, and video cases and questions. New to this edition are boxed readings on managing in an e-business world, material on managing entrepreneurial ventures, and Internet and team exercises. Robbins teaches at San Diego State University; Coulter at Southwest Missouri State University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780133043600
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/18/2013
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
720
Sales rank:
88,916
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. 1Introduction2
Ch. 1Introduction to Management and Organizations2
Ch. 2Management Yesterday and Today26
Pt. 2Defining the Manager's Terrain54
Ch. 3Organizational Culture and the Environment: The Constraints54
Ch. 4Managing in a Global Environment84
Ch. 5Social Responsibility and Managerial Ethics110
Pt. 3Planning148
Ch. 6Decision-Making: The Essence of the Manager's Job148
Ch. 7Foundations of Planning174
Ch. 8Strategic Management196
Ch. 9Planning Tools and Techniques222
Pt. 4Organizing254
Ch. 10Organizational Structure and Design254
Ch. 11Managerial Communication and Information Technology280
Ch. 12Human Resource Management304
Ch. 13Managing Change and Innovation336
Pt. 5Leading368
Ch. 14Foundations of Behavior368
Ch. 15Understanding Groups and Teams396
Ch. 16Motivating Employees422
Ch. 17Leadership456
Pt. 6Controlling494
Ch. 18Foundations of Control494
Ch. 19Operations and Value Chain Management524
Ch. 20Controlling for Organizational Performance552
Photo Credits641
Name Index643
Organization Index654
Glindex659

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