Essentials of Management

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Cengage Learning, Jan 29, 2008 - Business & Economics - 652 pages
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ESSENTIALS OF MANAGEMENT, Eighth Edition, offers a comprehensive, focused, and reader-friendly review of the fundamental principles and applications of effective management, linking theory and practice to prepare students for leadership in today's competitive business environment.
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Contents

The Managers Job
1
International Management and Cultural Diversity
36
Ethics and Social Responsibility
73
Essentials of Planning
112
Problem Solving and Decision Making
146
Quantitative Techniques for Planning and Decision Making
186
Job Design and Work Schedules
219
Organization Structure Culture and Change
255
Motivation
370
Communication
407
Teams Groups and Teamwork
444
Information Technology and eCommerce
481
Essentials of Control
509
Managing Ineffective Performers
545
Enhancing Personal Productivity and Managing Stress
579
Glossary
612

Staffing and Human Resource Management
295
Leadership
333

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About the author (2008)

Andrew J. DuBrin is Professor Emeritus of Management in the E. Philip Saunders College of Business at the Rochester Institute of Technology, where he served as department chairman and team leader. Dr. DuBrin has taught courses and conducted research in leadership, management, organizational behavior, and career management. He presents at other colleges, career schools, and universities. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial Psychology from Michigan State University. Dr. DuBrin has experience in human resource management and is a business and personal consultant in career management, leadership, and management development. Dr. DuBrin is an established author of both textbooks and trade books, and he contributes to professional journals, magazines, newspapers, and online media. He has written textbooks on management, leadership, organizational behavior, human relations, political behavior in organizations, and impression management. His trade books address management issues from charisma, team play, and office politics to overcoming career self-sabotage, and coaching and mentoring.

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