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Loose Leaf for Contemporary Management / Edition 11

Loose Leaf for Contemporary Management / Edition 11

by Jennifer M George, Gareth R Jones

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The 11th edition of Contemporary Management by Jones/George continues to provide students the most current and up-to-date account of the changes taking place in the world of business management.

In this revision, the focus is on making Principles of Management relevant and interesting to today's students - something that we know from instructor and student feedback engages them and encourages them to make the effort necessary to assimilate the text material. This product mirrors the changes taking place in management practices by incorporating recent developments in management theory, research, and by providing vivid, current examples of how managers of companies large and small have responded to the changes taking place.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781260488661
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 01/04/2019
Edition description: 11th ed.
Pages: 608
Sales rank: 596,855
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Jennifer George received a B.A. in psychology and sociology from Wesleyan University, an M.B.A. in finance from New York University, and a Ph.D. in management and organizational behavior from New York University. She is professor of management in the Lowry Mays College and Graduate School of Business at Texas A&M University and also the Mary Gibbs Jones Professor of Management and Professor of Psychology in the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University. Dr. George specializes in organizational behavior and is well known for her research on mood and emotion in the workplace, their determinants, and their effects on various individual and group-level work outcomes. She is a fellow in the Academy of Management, the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and is a member of the Society for Organizational Behavior.
Gareth Jones received a B.A. in economics psychology and a Ph.D. in management from the University of Lancaster, United Kingdom. He currently is a professor of management in the Lowry Mays College and Graduate School of Business at Texas A&M University. Dr. Jones pursues research interests in strategic management and organizational theory and is well-known for his research that applies transaction cost analysis to explain many forms of strategic and organizational behavior. He also studies the complex and changing relationships between competitive advantage and information technology in the 2010s. He has published many articles in leading journals and his research has appeared in the Academy of Management Review, the Journal of International Business Studies, and Human Relations. His books are widely recognized for their innovative, contemporary content and for the clarity with which they communicate complex, real-world issues to students.

Table of Contents

Part One
Chapter 1 Managers and Managing
Chapter 2 The Evolution of Management Thought
Chapter 3 Values, Attitudes, Emotions, and Culture: The Manager as a Person
Part Two The Environment of Management
Chapter 4 Ethics and Social Responsibility
Chapter 5 Managing Diverse Employees in a Multicultural Environment
Chapter 6 Managing in the Global Environment
Part Three Decision Making, Planning, and Strategy
Chapter 7 Decision Making, Learning, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship
Chapter 8 The Manager as a Planner and Strategist
Chapter 9 Value Chain Management: Functional Strategies for Competitive Advantage
Part Four Organizing and Controlling
Chapter 10 Managing Organizational Structure and Culture
Chapter 11 Organizational Control and Change
Chapter 12 Human Resource Management
Part Five Leading Individuals and Groups
Chapter 13 Motivation and Performance
Chapter 14 Leadership
Chapter 15 Effective Groups and Teams
Part Six Managing Critical Organizational Processes
Chapter 16 Promoting Effective Communication
Chapter 17 Managing Conflict, Politics, and Negotiation
Chapter 18 Using Advanced Information Technology to Increase Performance

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