Management, Canadian Edition

Management, Canadian Edition

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Appropriate for introductory management courses in Canadian colleges and universities.Written in an accessible, conversational style, Management takes a global approach to the subject. Profiles Canadian managers, contains Canadian examples and cases throughout. New topics have been added to this edition, including information technology, the "greening" of management, project management, broadbanding compensation, visionary leadership, trust, ISO 9000, learning organizations, core competencies, autonomous internal units, skill-based pay plans, team leadership, and customer-driven operations. This edition continues to offer outstanding pedagogy, with the addition of a "Testing...Testing" feature that tests student comprehension throughout the text rather than simply at the end of each chapter. The "Thinking Critically About Ethics" feature highlights ethical issues throughout each chapter. In addition, the overall book length has been reduced by condensing and streamlining the text material.
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  • Mixed media product | 656 pages
  • 202 x 258 x 38mm | 1,642g
  • Prentice-Hall (Canada)
  • Scarborough, Canada
  • 6th edition
  • 013011782X
  • 9780130117823

Table of contents

(NOTE: Each chapter begins with A Manager's Challenge and concludes with Summary; Discussion Questions; Self-Assessment Exercise; For Your Immediate Action; Case Application; and Video Cases.)I. INTRODUCTION. 1. Managers and Management. 2. The Evolution of Management. II. DEFINING THE MANAGER'S TERRAIN. 3. Organizational Culture and Environment: The Constraints 4. Managing in a Global Environment. 5. Social Responsibility and Managerial Ethics. 6. Decision Making: The Essence of the Manager's Job. III. PLANNING. 7. Foundations of Planning. 8. Strategic Management. 9. Planning Tools and Techniques. IV. ORGANIZING. 10. Organization Structure and Design. 11: Human Resource Management. 12: Managing Change and Innovation. V. LEADING. 13. Foundations of Behaviour. 14. Understanding Groups and Teams. 15. Motivating Employees. 16. Leadership. VI. CONTROLLING. 17. Foundations of Control. 18. Operations Management. 19: Control Tools and Techniques. Scoring Keys for Self-Assessment Exercises Notes. Name Index. Organization Index. Subject Index.
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