Management: Leading People and Organizations in the 21st Century

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Prentice Hall, 2001 - Business & Economics - 577 pages
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With up-to-date coverage and innovative new features, Gary Desslers popular text will show you what it takes to thrive in todays intensely competitive environment. Concrete and practical explanations of concepts and techniques illustrate the essential skills youll need to manage todays new organizations, whether large or small. With intriguing themes integrated throughout the text, Desslers book is truly one of a kind. Here are some of the features youll find in the second edition: *Enhanced e-business and technology coverage, with new Managing @ the Speed of Thought features in each chapter that discuss how managers use screen shots to further illustrate issues and to show how technology and e-business issues are affecting managers today. *Globalization - one of the key trends in management is sure to continue in the new century, and will continue to affect managers in organizations of all sizes. Dessler covers globalization with a full chapter early on, giving you an early introduction to this vital topic. *People and human behavior are key to successful management. The People Side of Managing boxes emphasize the importance of the behavioral aspects of managing, and Entrepre

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Managing in a Global Environment 41
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Managing in a Global Environment
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Managing in a Cultural and Ethical Environment
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GARY DESSLER (Ph.D., business administration, Bernard Baruch School of Business) is Professor of Business at Florida International University. In addition to Management: Leading People and Organizations in the 21st Century, he is the author of a number of other books including, most recently, Human Resource Management, 8th edition (Prentice-Hall), Essentials of Human Resource Management (Prentice-Hall), and Winning Commitment: How to Build and Keep a Competitive Workforce. His books have been translated into Chinese, Russian, Indonesian, Spanish, and Portuguese, and are being used by students and managers all over the world. He has written numerous articles on employee commitment, organizational behavior, leadership, and quality improvement, and for ten years wrote the syndicated "Job Talk" column for the Miami Herald.

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