Understanding Management by Richard L. DaftUnderstanding Management by Richard L. Daft

Understanding Management

byRichard L. Daft, Dorothy Marcic, Ross Bradford

Paperback | March 6, 2008

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The primary vision for Understanding Management, 1st Canadian edition is to provide students with an engaging survey of modern management practice, while providing ample opportunity for enrichment and skill development. Understanding Management is unparalleled in its ability to seamlessly weave together classic and contemporary principles into a presentation that is crisp and instantly applicable for students. Examples from small-to-mid sized companies give students insight into local companies similar to those where many will begin or continue their careers. To further help students apply what they have learned there are skill-building and application exercises in every chapter.
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 board...
Title:Understanding ManagementFormat:PaperbackDimensions:704 pages, 10 × 7.88 × 1 inPublished:March 6, 2008Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0176103848

ISBN - 13:9780176103842


Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction to Management 1. The Changing Paradigm of Management & Foundations of Learning Organizations Part 2: The Environment of Management 2. The Environment and Corporate Culture 3. Managing in a Global Environment 4. Managerial Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility Part 3: Planning5. Organizational Goal Setting and Planning 6. Managerial Decision Making and Information TechnologyPart 4: Organizing7. Structure and Fundamentals of Organizing8. Innovation and Change9. Human Resource Management and Diversity Part 5: Leading10. Foundations of Behaviour in Organizations 11. Leadership in Organizations 12. Motivation in Organizations 13. Communicating in Organizations 14. Teamwork in Organizations Part 6: Controlling15. Productivity through Management and Quality Control SystemsAppendices Continuing Case: Once Upon a Time at Disney Answers to Managers Workbook Exercises