Modern Management: Concepts and Skills / Edition 12

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This book provides a clear, concise, current, and comprehensive approach to the basic skills of business management. It presents traditional concepts, important contemporary issues, and timeless insights into applying management know-how—all toward the goal of achieving organizational success. Current information on executive salaries, new material on learning organizations, new look at meeting the global challenge, new ideas in change management, and the latest technology. For anyone interested in the principles of management.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132176316
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 2/1/2011
  • Edition number: 12
  • Pages: 600
  • Sales rank: 1,362,192
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Management and Management Careers 1
2 The History of Management 27
3 Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics 49
4 Managing in the Global Arena 77
5 Organizational Objectives 110
6 Fundamentals of Planning 132
7 Making Decisions 152
8 Strategic Planning 175
9 Plans and Planning Tools 200
10 Fundamentals of Organizing 226
11 Responsibility, Authority, and Delegation 249
12 Managing Human Resources 272
13 Organizational Change and Stress 296
14 Fundamentals of Influencing and Communication 324
15 Leadership 348
16 Motivation 378
17 Groups, Teams, and Corporate Culture 402
18 Understanding People: Attitudes, Perception, and Learning 428
19 Principles of Controlling 454
20 Production Management and Control 475
21 Information and Technology 506
22 Quality: Building Competitive Organizations 540
23 Management and Diversity 563
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