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With a renewed focus on skills and careers, Management, 14e, can help better prepare students to enter the job market. The book vividly illustrates effective management theories by incorporating the perspectives of real-life managers. Through examples, cases, and hands-on exercises, students will see and experience management in action, which in turn will help them understand how the concepts they’re learning actuallywork in today’s dynamic business world.
New topics include big data, knack gamification, leaning in, twenty-percent-time
innovation initiatives, stretch goals, social media, wearable technology and more.
Examples from many new Indian start up are extensively used throughout the text to relate the concepts to real life.
Issues in the workplace, such as, safety and emotions, risk aversion, self determination
theory, managing information, and downsizing are explored.
Provides information on dealing with job enrichment, bonuses, effective feedback, and alternative work arrangements.
About the Author
Stephen P. Robbins, San Diego State University, Mary Coulter, Missouri State University and Agna Fernandez, LIBA chennai
Table of Contents:
Part 1 Introduction to Management
Chapter 1: Managers and You in the Workplace
Chapter 2: Making Decisions
Part 2 Basics of Managing in Today’s Workplace
Chapter 3: Managing the External Environment and the Organization’s Culture
Chapter 4: Managing in a Global Environment
Chapter 5: Managing Diversity
Chapter 6: Managing Social Responsibility and Ethics
Chapter 7: Managing Change and Disruptive Innovation
Part 3 Planning
Chapter 8: Planning Work Activities
Chapter 9: Managing Strategy
Chapter 10: Entrepreneurial Ventures
Part 4 Organizing
Chapter 11: Designing Organizational Structure
Chapter 12: Managing Human Resources
Chapter 13: Creating and Managing Teams
Part 5 Leading
Chapter 14: Managing Communication
Chapter 15: Understanding and Managing Individual Behavior
Chapter 16: Motivating Employees
Chapter 17: Being an Effective Leader
Part 6 Controlling
Chapter 18: Monitoring and Controlling
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