Study Guide for Managing Today! / Edition 2

Study Guide for Managing Today! / Edition 2

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by Stephen P. Robbins
     
 

From active listening and conflict management to interviewing and trust building, Managing Today! provides the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in today's fast-paced and competitive managing environment. The Robbins contemporary management paradigm captures the reality of what today's managers do, including monitoring the environment, creating shared visions,… See more details below

Overview

From active listening and conflict management to interviewing and trust building, Managing Today! provides the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in today's fast-paced and competitive managing environment. The Robbins contemporary management paradigm captures the reality of what today's managers do, including monitoring the environment, creating shared visions, organizing tasks, and empowering people. This paradigm integrates topics such as globalization, diversity, and ethics to give you a comprehensive understanding of the issues and challenges you'll face on the job.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130124395
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/19/1999
Edition description:
Study Guide
Pages:
213
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.62(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
About the Author1
Pt. 1Introduction2
1Welcome to the Changing World of Work2
2Managing Organizations and People: Who, What, and Why?34
Pt. 2Decision, Planning, and Monitoring Systems66
3Making Decisions66
4Monitoring the Environment102
5Planning Systems136
6Monitoring Performance Through Control Systems170
Pt. 3Organizing Tasks, People, and Culture206
7Technology and the Design of Work Processes206
8Organization Design236
9Managing Human Resources266
10Understanding Groups and Developing Effective Teams304
11Creating and Sustaining the Organization's Culture338
Pt. 4Leading and Empowering People366
12Understanding the Basics of Human Behavior366
13Work Motivation and Rewards404
14Basic Issues in Leadership440
15Contemporary Issues in Leadership470
16Building Trust500
17Developing Interpersonal Skills524
Pt. 5Organizational Renewal560
18Managing Change: Revisiting the Changing World of Work560
AppThe Historical Roots of Current Management Practice595
Integrative Video Cases: Mad Dogs & Englishmen611
Photo Credits620
Name and Organization Index622
Glindex (a combined subject index and glossary)638

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