Management Looseleaf / Edition 8 available in Other Format
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- McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
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 Introductiona 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.
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing|
|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