Robbins is famous for its practical focus and conversational writing style. The author's goal is to make the subject matter relevant and interesting for all students. In its fourth edition MANAGEMENT concentrates on preparing students for the 21st century with an emphasis on organizational behavior and culture, entrepreneurship and small business applications, quality management, and globalization.
- Hardback | 663 pages
- 218.44 x 279.4 x 27.94mm | 1,700.96g
- 20 Aug 1993
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 4th edition
Table of contents
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. International Management: Responding to 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 and Entrepreneurship. 9. Planning Tools and Techniques. IV. ORGANIZING. 10. Foundations of Organizing. 11. Organization and Job Design Options. 12. Human Resource Management. 13. Managing Change and Innovation. V. LEADING. 14. Foundations of Behavior. 15. Understanding Groups and Teamwork. 16. Motivating Employees. 17. Leadership. 18. Communication and Interpersonal Skills. VI. CONTROLLING. 19. Foundations of Control. 20. Information Control Systems. 21. Operations Management. Scoring Keys for Self-Assessment Exercises. Endnotes. Glossary. Acknowledgment of Illustrations. Name Index. Organization Index. Subject Index.