South-Western Federal Taxation 2013: Comprehensive

South-Western Federal Taxation 2013: Comprehensive

by William Hoffman
     
 

ISBN-10: 113318961X

ISBN-13: 9781133189619

Pub. Date: 04/15/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This focused book covers the principle concepts of management to provide readers with a solid foundation for understanding key issues. Organized around the four traditional functions of management—planning, organizing, leading, and controlling, it offers information on current trends in organizations, as well as the latest research…  See more details below

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This focused book covers the principle concepts of management to provide readers with a solid foundation for understanding key issues. Organized around the four traditional functions of management—planning, organizing, leading, and controlling, it offers information on current trends in organizations, as well as the latest research studies in the field. Coverage includes visionary leadership, team leadership, electronic commerce and e-business, workplace violence, motivating professionals, supply chain management, project management, Internet job searches, and internships. For managers and future managers - at any and every level, looking for a realistic application of management concepts to the contemporary organizations of today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133189619
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/15/2012
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Managers and Management1
Ethical Dilemma in Management: Are U.S. Executives Overpaid?16
History Module: The Historical Roots of Contemporary Management Practices27
Details on a Management Classic: Frederick Taylor29
Ch. 2Managing in Today's World45
Ethical Dilemma in Management: The Contingent Workforce69
Ch. 3Foundations of Planning79
Ethical Dilemma in Management: When Is Competitive Intelligence Unethical?93
One Manager's Perspective: Geoff Gilpin103
Ch. 4Foundations of Decision Making113
Ethical Dilemma in Management: Bausch & Lomb Leaves Town125
Quantitative Module: Quantitative Decision-Making Aids141
Ch. 5Basic Organization Designs153
Ethical Dilemma in Management: Following Orders158
Details on a Management Classic: Stanley Milgram159
Ch. 6Staffing and Human Resource Management183
Ethical Dilemma in Management: Stress Interviews194
Career Module: Introduction217
Ch. 7Managing Change and Innovation229
Details on a Management Classic: Coch and French: Resistance to Change236
Ethical Dilemma in Management: The OD Intervention240
Ch. 8Foundations of Individual and Group Behavior255
Ethical Dilemma in Management: Must Attitudes and Behaviors Align?259
Details on a Management Classic: Solomon Asch and Group Conformity279
Ch. 9Understanding Work Teams287
Ethical Dilemma in Management: Must Employees Work on a Team?300
Ch. 10Motivating and Rewarding Employees311
Details on a Management Classic: David McClelland and the Three-Needs Theory319
Ethical Dilemma in Management: Rewarding Appropriate Behavior325
Ch. 11Leadership and Trust343
Details on a Management Classic: Fred Fiedler and the Fiedler Contingency Model of Leadership353
Ethical Dilemma in Management: Gender Differences in Leadership362
Ch. 12Communication and Interpersonal Skills375
Ethical Dilemma in Management: Purposefully Distorting Information383
Ch. 13Foundations of Control411
One Manager's Perspective: Alan Pincus424
Ethical Dilemma in Management: Control systems and an Invasion of Privacy426
Ch. 14Technology and Operations437
Ethical Dilemma in Management: Is Sharing Software Okay?445
NotesN-1
Photo CreditsPC-1
Name/Organization IndexI-1
GlindexG-1

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