Management

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Cengage Learning, Mar 1, 2013 - Business & Economics - 752 pages
Readers discover the confidence to manage and develop the ability to lead with innovative solutions in today's rapidly changing business environment with Daft's marketing-leading MANAGEMENT, 11E. Daft explores the emerging themes and management issues most important for managers in businesses today. Future and current managers learn 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, Daft defines Management. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.
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Contents

Innovative Management for a Changing World
2
The Evolution of Management Thinking
36
The Environment and Corporate Culture
68
Managing in a Global Environment
102
Managing Ethics and Social Responsibility
138
Managing Small Business StartUps
170
Managerial Planning and Goal Setting
206
Strategy Formulation and Execution
236
Understanding Individual Behavior
454
Leadership
492
Motivating Employees
528
Managing Communication
562
Leading Teams
594
Managing Quality and Performance
628
Managing the Value Chain Web 20 and EBusiness
662
Glossary
681

Managerial Decision Making
268
Designing Adaptive Organizations
306
Managing Change and Innovation
346
Managing Human Resources
380
Managing Diversity
418

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About the author (2013)

Richard L. Daft, Ph.D., is the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Professor of Management and Principal Senior Lecturer in the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University, where he specializes in the study of leadership and organization theory. 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. He was associate editor-in-chief of Organization Science and associate editor of Administrative Science Quarterly. Dr. Daft has authored or co-authored 13 books, including THE EXECUTIVE AND THE ELEPHANT, ORGANIZATION THEORY AND DESIGN, THE LEADERSHIP CHALLENGE and MANAGEMENT. He also has authored dozens of scholarly articles, papers and chapters, and has published in the 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; and Organizational Behavior Teaching Review. Dr. Daft has received several government research grants in organization design, organizational innovation and change, strategy implementation and organizational information processing. An active teacher and respected consultant, Dr. Daft has served as associate dean and helped manage a start-up enterprise. He has provided management development and consulted for numerous organizations, including the American Banking Association, AutoZone, Bridgestone, Vulcan Materials, TVA, Pratt & Whitney, Allstate Insurance, State Farm Insurance, the United States Air Force, the U.S. Army, Central Parking System, USAA, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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