Fundamentals of Management

Fundamentals of Management : Essential Concepts and Applications

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This streamlined text covers the principle concepts of management to provide students with a solid foundation for understanding key issues. Organized around the four traditional functions of management-planning, organizing, leading, and controlling, it reflects current trends in management and organizations, and presents the latest research studies in the field.
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  • Paperback | 528 pages
  • 218 x 274 x 20mm | 1,038.73g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 013017601X
  • 9780130176011

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTION. 1. Managers and Management. History Module: The Historical Roots of Contemporary Management Practices. 2. Managing in Todays World. II. PLANNING. 3. Foundations of Planning. Quantitative Module. 4. Foundations of Decision Making. III. ORGANIZING. 5. Basic Organization Designs. 6. Staffing and Human Resource Management. Career Module. 7. Managing Change and Innovation. IV. LEADING. 8. Foundations of Individual and Group Behavior. 9. Understanding Work Teams. 10. Motivating and Rewarding Employees. 11. Leadership and Trust. 12. Communication and Interpersonal Skills. V. CONTROLLING. 13. Foundations of Control. 14. Technology and Operations.
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