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Maximize your management potential with the unique competency-based approach found only in Hellriegel/Jackson/Slocum's MANAGING: A COMPETENCY-BASED APPROACH, 11e. This unique text blends theory, applications and innovation to prepare you with the skills most critical for management success today. The text's solid presentation of today's management principles and proven, interactive learning features throughout the book focus on six managerial competencies—self-management, strategic action, planning and administration, global awareness, and teamwork. The authors developed these competencies based on input from hundreds of successful managers in business of all types and sizes to help you streamline your personal managerial development. Fresh examples from well-known organizations, the latest cases, new Ethical Challenges, and experiential exercises demonstration how these competencies are used by real managers to address the challenges of managing and leading their organizations. Integrated Self-Assessments help you analyze and further develop your own management potential for career success as you compare your skills to other students and professionals around the world. Videos showing management in action within recent Hollywood films and an innovative new CengageNOW online learning system to assist you with homework and review all further ensure you develop the strong managerial competencies to lead with confidence.
Part 1: AN OVERVIEW OF MANAGEMENT.
1.Developing Managerial Competencies.
2.Learning from the History of Management Thought.
Part 2: MANAGING IN TURBULENT ENVIRONMENTS.
3.Ethics and Social Responsibility.
4.Assessing the Environment.
Part 3: PLANNING AND CONTROL.
7.Formulating Plans and Strategies.
8.Fundamentals of Decision Making.
9.Using Planning and Decision Aids.
10.Achieving Organizational Control.
Part 4: ORGANIZING.
12.Guiding Organizational Change and Innovation.
13.Managing Human Resources.
Part 5: LEADING.
15.Dynamics of Leadership.
17.Working in Teams.
18.Understanding Organizational Culture and Cultural Diversity.
Posted October 29, 2008
The book is very repetitive. <BR/>For example: On the effects of goal setting -Impact on Performance: <BR/>1. Difficult goals motivate employees to spend lots of time and effort on developing methods for achieving them. <BR/>2. Difficult goals increase people's persistence in trying to achieve them.<BR/>Both of these have the same meaning and idea. I think "spend lots of time and effort" = persistence. This book fits for high school students but not graduate students.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted February 18, 2012
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