9780071150224: Management

Introductory chapter opening cases called "Gaining the Edge" illustrate successful innovative practices in real organizations and other aspects of theory and research discussed in the chapter. Strong organizational behavior coverage (see chapter 12 on motivation). Excellent chapter 11 on Change Management and Innovation (key to competitive advantage in the 21st century). Bartol captures the excitement of the business world by showing students how successful companies implement management concepts and techniques. Hundreds of companies are mentioned (see company index and international organization index).
Feature : 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.
Feature : 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
Feature : 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).
Feature : Chapter Opening "Gaining the Edge Cases" illustrate successful innovative practices in real organizations.
Feature : 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.
Feature : Chapter opening management exercises allow students to apply concepts in an experiential way.

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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
Management Exercises
Bartol Web site
Chapter opening Gaining the Edge cases.
One international case at the end of each chapter.
Excellent photo journalism program

About the Author:

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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Bartol, Kathryn M.; Martin, David C.
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