Fundamentals Of Management: Essential Concepts And Applications

Paperback | January 7, 2016

byStephen P. Robbins, Mary A. Coulter, David A. De Cenzo

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For Principles of Management courses.

 

The Practical Tools of Management Presented Through In-depth Practice

Fundamentals of Management is the most engaging and up-to-date introduction to management resource on the market today. Covering the essential concepts of management, it provides a solid foundation for understanding the key issues and offers a strong, practical focus, including the latest research on what works for managers and what doesn’t.

 

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For Principles of Management courses.   The Practical Tools of Management Presented Through In-depth Practice Fundamentals of Management is the most engaging and up-to-date introduction to management resource on the market today. Covering the essential concepts of management, it provides a solid foundation for understanding the...

Stephen P. Robbins received his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona. He previously worked for Shell Oil Company and Reynolds Metals Company and has taught at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Concordia University in Montreal, the University of Baltimore, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, and San Diego State University...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 10.8 × 8.4 × 0.7 inPublished:January 7, 2016Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction

1. Managers and Management

     History Module: A Brief History of Management’s Roots

2. The Management Environment

3. Integrative Managerial Issues

 

Part 2: Planning

4. Foundations of Decision Making

     Quantitative Module: Quantitative Decision-Making Aids

5. Foundations of Planning

 

Part 3: Organizing

6. Organizational Structure and Design

7. Managing Human Resources

     Career Module: Building Your Career

8. Managing Change and Innovation

 

Part 4: Leading

9. Foundations of Individual Behavior

10. Understanding Groups and Managing Work Teams

11. Motivating and Rewarding Employees

12. Leadership and Trust

13. Managing Communication and Information

 

Part 5: Controlling

14. Foundations of Control

15. Operations Management

     Entrepreneurship Module: Managing Entrepreneurial Ventures