Management

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Thomson/South-Western, 2004 - Business & Economics - 468 pages
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Management Interactive Text combines the thorough presentation of Richard Daft's Management 6th Edition, with rich multimedia, real-time updates, exercises, self-assessment tests, note-taking tools, and more. This combination of print and online material provides users with active learning tools and tutorials; helping instructors shorten preparation time and improve instruction. The Interactive Text offers a complete technology teaching solution that integrates all of the media together in one seamless package – no “assembly” is required. Management Interactive Text consists of two components: a Print Companion and a seamlessly integrated Online Companion, providing an easy-to-use teaching and learning experience. The Print Companion is a paperback textbook that includes the core content from Management 6th Edition. All time-sensitive pedagogical features and materials at the end of chapters have been moved from the printed textbook to the Online Companion. The Online Companion provides a dedicated Web site featuring all of the core content from the Print Companion combined with interactive learning resources, self-assessment tests, and note-taking features.

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Management by Richard L. Daft is indeed a five star rating given its broad usage in Universities in Kenya and globally. The book communicates managerial issues lively and r it is relevant to different business and geographic environments.
Most of the vision 30 ideas in Kenya are based on the book .
Alfred Kesenwa
(Lecturer, CUEA, Kisumu).
 

Contents

INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT
1
CHAPTER
4
Management Skills
7
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About the author (2004)

Richard L. Daft, Ph.D., is the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr., Professor of Management in the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. Professor Daft specializes in the study of organization theory and leadership. Dr. Daft is a Fellow of the Academy of Management and has served on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, and Journal of Management Education. Professor Daft has authored or coauthored 13 books, including The Executive and the Elephant: A Leader's Guide to Building Inner Excellence (Jossey-Bass, 2010), Organization Theory and Design (South-Western, 2010), The Leadership Experience (South-Western, 2011), and What to Study: Generating and Developing Research Questions (Sage, 1982). He published Fusion Leadership: Unlocking the Subtle Forces That Change People and Organizations (Berrett-Koehler, 2000) with Robert Lengel. He also has authored dozens of scholarly articles, papers, and chapters. His work has been published in Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, Accounting Organizations and Society, Management Science, MIS Quarterly, California Management Review, and Organizational Behavior Teaching Review. Professor Daft is an active teacher and consultant. He has taught management, leadership, organizational change, organizational theory, and organizational behavior. He has been involved in management development and consulting for many companies and government organizations, including the American Bankers Association, Bridgestone, Bell Canada, the Transportation Research Board, Nortel, TVA, Pratt & Whitney, State Farm Insurance, Tenneco, the United States Air Force, the United States Army, J. C. Bradford & Co., Central Parking System, Entergy, Bristol-Myers Squibb, First American National Bank, and the Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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