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Management / Edition 6

Management / Edition 6

by Richard L. Daft


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ISBN-13: 9780324175677
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 07/24/2002
Edition description: 6TH BK&CDR
Product dimensions: 8.04(w) x 10.42(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Richard L. Daft, Ph.D., is the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Professor of Management in the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University, where he specializes in the study of leadership and organization theory. Dr. Daft is a fellow of the Academy of Management and has served on the editorial boards of Academy Of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, and Journal of Management Education. He was associate editor-in-chief of Organization Science and associate editor of Administrative Science Quarterly. Dr. Daft has authored or co-authored 13 books, including The Executive and the Elephant, Organization Theory and Design, and Management. He also has authored dozens of scholarly articles, papers, and chapters, and he has published in the Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy Of Management Journal, Academy Of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Journal Of Management, Accounting Organizations And Society, Management Science, MIS Quarterly, And Organizational Behavior Teaching Review. Dr. Daft has received several government research grants in organization design, organizational innovation and change, strategy implementation, and organizational information processing. An active teacher and respected consultant, Dr. Daft has served as associate dean and helped manage a start-up enterprise. He has been involved in management development and consulting for numerous organizations, including the American Banking Association, AutoZone, Nortel, Bridgestone, TVA, Pratt & Whitney, Allstate Insurance, State Farm Insurance, the United States Air Force, the U.S. Army, J.C. Bradford & Co., Central Parking System, USAA, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and many others.

Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction to Management. 1. The Changing Paradigm of Management. 2. Historical Foundations of the Learning Organization. Part II. The Environment of Management. 3. The Environment and Corporate Culture. 4. Managing in a Global Environment. 5. Managerial Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility. 6. The Environment of Entrepreneurship and Small-Business Management. Part III. Planning. 7. Organizational Planning and Goal Setting. 8. Strategy Formulation and Implementation. 9. Managerial Decision Making. Part IV. Organizing. 10. Fundamentals of Organizing. 11. Using Structural Design to Achieve Strategic Goals. 12. Change and Development. 13. Human Resource Management. 14. Managing Diverse Employees. Part V. Leading. 15. Foundations of Behavior in Organizations. 16. Leadership in Organizations. 17. Motivation in Organizations. 18. Communicating in Organizations. 19. Teamwork in Organizations. Part VI. Controlling. 20. Foundations of Quality Control. 21. Information Systems and Technology. 22. Operations and Service Management.

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