Give your students the confidence to manage and the ability to lead with innovative solutions in today's rapidly changing business environment. Daft's market-leading MANAGEMENT, Ninth Edition, addresses the themes and issues directly relevant to both the everyday demands and significant challenges facing businesses today. Comprehensive coverage helps you develop managers able to look beyond traditional techniques and ideas to tap into a full breadth of management skills. With the best in proven management and new competencies that harness creativity and lead change, D.A.F.T. is Management. D. Development of better managers for today and tomorrow equips those ready to lead with the latest managerial theories and innovative skills to adapt new technologies and inspire exceptional performance. A. Applications focus on contemporary ideas and personal relevance with a combination of cutting-edge exercises, memorable examples, unique photo essays, video cases, and topics not typically found in other management texts. F. Foundations in the best of management practices from this trusted leader blend fresh ideas and proven research for a solid managerial footing, organized around the four functions of management with an emphasis on putting theory into practice. T. Technology at its best in a leading support package delivers innovative solutions, from course management tools to new video cases and a new premium website that helps ensure students reach their full management potential.
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In my opinion this is a great book to learn about the management the English used in this book is easily understandable to everyone......
I am an organizational change practitioner. I am also finishing up my PhD coursework in Industrial-Organizational psychology. I have read far too many textbooks in the past few years that present many theories, but are not able to differentiate between what works well and what does not.
Daft is one of the very few in academia that bridges the theories with the real practices. One of the things that shines brightest in this book is the repeated use of the concept of participation as a psychological construct. Managers who study this book will learn that a participation plan is even more important than a communication plan. Most other textbooks on leadership/management and HR lack this wisdom.
-- Ron Koller
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The Evolution of Management Thinking
The Environment and Corporate Culture
Managing in a Global Environment
Managing Ethics and Social Responsibility
Managerial Planning and Goal Setting
Strategy Formulation and Implementation
Managerial Decision Making
Managing Quality and Performance
Managing the Value Chain Information Technology and EBusiness
Managing Small Business StartUps