Management: Current Practices And New Directions by Bruno DyckManagement: Current Practices And New Directions by Bruno Dyck

Management: Current Practices And New Directions

byBruno Dyck, Mitchell Neubert

Hardcover | August 14, 2008

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Discover a management text unlike any other available today! Dyck/Neubert's MANAGEMENT: CURRENT PRACTICES AND NEW DIRECTIONS blends the strengths of two management perspectives to present the best of mainstream management fundamentals with a multistream perspective that focuses on issues today's millennial generation will face in their future careers. The authors' solid mainstream approach in each chapter addresses the traditional four main functions of management before closely examining progressive topics that other books only mention, such as social justice and concern for the natural environment. The authors build upon the multistream understanding that effective management balances a broad set of criteria, ranging from community enhancement and ecological sustainability to meaningful work and financial viability.Throughout the book, captivating stories from actual managers and leading organizations demonstrate managers making a difference. With a practical, hands-on focus, the book equips readers with the knowledge and theoretical tools to further their own decision-making abilities. Dyck/Neubert's unique blend of traditional management strengths and the best of multistream management theories and practices promises to educate, inspire, and empower readers now and throughout their management futures.
Bruno Dyck is Professor at the I.H. Asper School of Business, University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada. He received his Ph.D. in business from the University of Alberta in 1991 and has published dozens of articles and papers, many in leading management journals and publications. Dyck has numerous academic connections within the Unite...
Title:Management: Current Practices And New DirectionsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:624 pages, 10 × 8.7 × 1.1 inPublished:August 14, 2008Publisher:South-Western College PubLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0618832041

ISBN - 13:9780618832040

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Table of Contents

Part I: MANAGEMENT BASICS.1. Introduction to Management.2. A Short History of Management Theory and Practice.Part II: THE ENVIRONMENT AND CONTEXT OF MANAGEMENT.3. The Task and Macro Environments of Management.4. The International Environment.5. Ethics.6. Entrepreneurship.Part III: PLANNING.7. The Decision-Making Process.8. Setting Goals and Making Plans.9. Strategic Management.Part IV: ORGANIZING.10. Fundamentals of Organizing.11. Organization Design.12. Human Resource Management.13. Organizational Change.Part V: LEADING.14. Motivation.15. Leadership.16. Groups and Teams.17. Communication.Part VI: CONTROLLING.18. Control.