This text covers aspects of management, considering planning and decision-making, organizing, leading and controlling. This second edition emphasizes innovation and includes topics such as quality, global pressures, workplace diversity and ethics. It is a combination of examples, current research, concepts and graphics. Case studies are also included to help readers gain insights into how real organizations operate. "Practically Speaking" sections in many chapters provide practical advice on how to implement key concepts.
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Organizational Changes - The Managerial Decision Making Chapter has been moved forward to the beginning of the section on Planning. The Change Management and Innovation chapter has been moved back into the section on Leading.
New topical coverage - electronic means to facilitate communication, entrepreneurs working from home, downsizing trends, outsourcing, strategic hypercompetition, computer assisted group decision making and labor supply trends
Management Skills for the twenty-first Century - Sections provide the reader with practical advice on how to implement key concepts discussed in the text. (e.g., advice on setting goals, keeping tabs on competitors and running a meeting).
Chapter Opening "Gaining the Edge Cases" illustrate successful innovative practices in real organizations.
Strong Organizational Behavior coverage integrated throughout the text. For instance, the decision making chapter covers decision escalation theory and the Entrepreneurship chapter includes behavioral research.
Chapter opening management exercises allow students to apply concepts in an experiential way.
New Topical Coverage
Management skills for the 21st century
Bartol Web site
Chapter opening Gaining the Edge cases.
One international case at the end of each chapter.
Excellent photo journalism program
Kay Bartol is Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management in the College of Business and Management at the University of Maryland College Park. She has twice received the Allen Krowe Award for Excellence in Teaching from the College of Business and Management and was recently named a Univ. Of Maryland distinguished Scholar-Teacher.
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