ISBN-10:
1259732657
ISBN-13:
9781259732652
Pub. Date:
02/10/2017
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Management Looseleaf / Edition 8

Management Looseleaf / Edition 8

by Brian K. Williams, Angelo Kinicki

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Overview

Practical skills. Relevant theory. Purposeful application.

Kinicki/Williams 8e, Management: A Practical Introduction empowers students to develop the management skills necessary in everyday life through the practical and relevant application of theory. Developed to help students read and learn management with a purpose, this new edition engage students through current examples, imaginative writing and resources that work.

The eighth edition of Management: A Practical Introduction—a concepts book for the introductory course in management-uses a wealth of instructor feedback to identify which features from prior editions worked best and which should be improved and expanded. By blending Angelo Kinicki's scholarship, teaching, and management-consulting experience with Brian Williams' writing and publishing background, we have again created a research-based yet highly readable, practical, and motivational text.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781259732652
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 02/10/2017
Edition description: Student
Pages: 704
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

BARIN K. WILLIAMS has a B.A and M.A from Stanford University and held managerial jobs in education, communication, and publishing.
Professor of management at Arizona State University. He received the Instructor of the Year Award for executive Education from the center for executive development in the college of business administration at ASU.

Table of Contents

Part One: Introduction

Chapter 1: The Exceptional Manager: What You Do, How You Do It

Chapter 2: Management Theory: Essential Background for the Successful Manager

Part Two: The Environment of Management

Chapter 3: The Manager's Changing Work Environment and Ethical Responsibilities: Doing the Right Thing

Chapter 4: Global Management: Managing across Borders

Part Three: Planning

Chapter 5: Planning: The Foundation of Successful Management

Chapter 6: Strategic Management: How Exceptional Managers Realize a Grand Design

Chapter 7: Individual and Group Decision Making: How Managers Make Things Happen

Part Four: Organizing

Chapter 8: Organizational Culture, Structure, and Design: Building Blocks of the Organization

Chapter 9: Human Resource Management: Getting the Right People for Managerial Success

Chapter 10: Organizational Change and Innovation: Lifelong Challenges for the Exceptional Manager

Part 5: Leading

Chapter 11: Managing Individual Differences and Behavior: Supervising People as People

Chapter 12: Motivating Employees: Achieving Superior Performance in the Workplace

Chapter 13: Groups and Teams: Increasing Cooperation, Reducing Conflict

Chapter 14: Power, Influence, and Leadership: From Becoming a Manager to Becoming a Leader

Chapter 15: Interpersonal & Organizational Communication: Mastering the Exchange of Information

Part 6: Controlling

Chapter 16: Control Systems and Quality Management: Techniques for Enhancing Organizational Effectiveness

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