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Contemporary Management

Contemporary Management

10th Edition
By Gareth Jones and Jennifer George
ISBN10: 1259732665
ISBN13: 9781259732669
Copyright: 2018
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Part One: Management

Chapter 1: Managers and Managing

Chapter 2: The Evolution of Management

Chapter 3: Values, Attitudes, Emotions, and Culture: The Manager as a Person

Part Two: The Environment of Management

Chapter 4: Ethics and Social Responsibility

Chapter 5: Managing Diverse Employees in a Multicultural Environment

Chapter 6: Managing in the Global Environment

Part Three: Decision Making, Planning and Strategy

Chapter 7: Decision Making, Learning, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship

Chapter 8: The Manager as a Planner and a Strategist

Chapter 9: Value Chain Management: Functional Strategies for Competitive Advantage

Part Four: Organizing and Controlling

Chapter 10: Managing Organizational Structure and Culture

Chapter 11: Organizational Control and Change

Chapter 12: Human Resource Management

Part Five: Leading Individuals and Groups

Chapter 13: Motivation Performance 

Chapter 14: Leadership

Chapter 15: Effective Groups and Teams

Part Six: Managing Critical Organizational Processes

Chapter 16: Promoting Effective Communication

Chapter 17: Managing Conflict, Politics, and Negotiation

Chapter 18: Used Advanced Information Technology to Increase Performance

About the Author

Gareth Jones

Gareth Jones received a B.A. in economics psychology and a Ph.D. in management from the University of Lancaster, United Kingdom. He currently is a professor of management in the Lowry Mays College and Graduate School of Business at Texas A&M University. Dr. Jones pursues research interests in strategic management and organizational theory and is well-known for his research that applies transaction cost analysis to explain many forms of strategic and organizational behavior. He also studies the complex and changing relationships between competitive advantage and information technology in the 2010s. He has published many articles in leading journals and his research has appeared in the Academy of Management Review, the Journal of International Business Studies, and Human Relations. His books are widely recognized for their innovative, contemporary content and for the clarity with which they communicate complex, real-world issues to students.

Jennifer George

Jennifer George received a B.A. in psychology and sociology from Wesleyan University, an M.B.A. in finance from New York University, and a Ph.D. in management and organizational behavior from New York University. She is professor of management in the Lowry Mays College and Graduate School of Business at Texas A&M University and also the Mary Gibbs Jones Professor of Management and Professor of Psychology in the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University. Dr. George specializes in organizational behavior and is well known for her research on mood and emotion in the workplace, their determinants, and their effects on various individual and group-level work outcomes. She is a fellow in the Academy of Management, the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and is a member of the Society for Organizational Behavior.

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