Contemporary Management, 11th Edition
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The 11th edition of Contemporary Management by Jones/George continues to provide students the most current and up-to-date account of the changes taking place in the world of business management. In this revision, the focus is on making Principles of Management relevant and interesting to today's students - something that we know from instructor and student feedback engages them and encourages them to make the effort necessary to assimilate the text material. This product mirrors the changes taking place in management practices by incorporating recent developments in management theory, research, and by providing vivid, current examples of how managers of companies large and small have responded to the changes taking place.
Chapter 1 Managers and Managing
Chapter 2 The Evolution of Management Thought
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 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 and 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 Using Advanced Information Technology to Increase Performance
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