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Management: A Practical Introduction 9e https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260075117.jpeg 9 2020 9781260075113 Management: A Practical Introduction 9e empowers students to develop the management skills necessary in everyday life through the practical and relevant application of theory. Developed to help students read and learn management with a purpose, it takes a student-centered approach. The revision introduces a new strategic career readiness theme throughout to address employers’ concerns about students graduating without being career ready. It continues to engage students through current examples, imaginative writing, and resources that work. Their unique Teaching Resource Manual offers numerous suggestions for creating a discussion-oriented, experiential classroom.
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Management: A Practical Introduction 9e

Management: A Practical Introduction 9e, 9th Edition

ISBN10: 1260075117 | ISBN13: 9781260075113
By Angelo Kinicki, Brian Williams

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Management: A Practical Introduction 9e empowers students to develop the management skills necessary in everyday life through the practical and relevant application of theory. Developed to help students read and learn management with a purpose, it takes a student-centered approach. The revision introduces a new strategic career readiness theme throughout to address employers’ concerns about students graduating without being career ready. It continues to engage students through current examples, imaginative writing, and resources that work. Their unique Teaching Resource Manual offers numerous suggestions for creating a discussion-oriented, experiential classroom.

KINICKI/WILLIAMS, MANAGEMENT: A PRACTICAL INTRODUCTION 9e 
BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS
PART 1 
Introduction 
1 The Exceptional Manager: What You Do, How You Do It 
2 Management Theory: Essential Background for the Successful Manager 
PART 2 
The Environment of Management 
3 The Manager’s Changing Work Environment and Ethical Responsibilities: Doing the Right Thing 
4 Global Management: Managing across Borders 
PART 3 
Planning 
5 Planning: The Foundation of Successful Management 
6 Strategic Management: How Exceptional Managers Realize a Grand Design 
Learning Module: Entrepreneurship 
7 Individual and Group Decision Making: How Managers Make Things Happen 
PART 4 
Organizing 
8 Organizational Culture, Structure, and Design: Building Blocks of the Organization
9 Human Resource Management: Getting the Right People for Managerial Success 
10 Organizational Change and Innovation: Lifelong Challenges for the Exceptional Manager 
PART 5 
Leading 
11 Managing Individual Differences and Behavior: Supervising People as People 
12 Motivating Employees: Achieving Superior Performance in the Workplace 
13 Groups and Teams: Increasing Cooperation, Reducing Conflict 
14 Power, Influence, and Leadership: From Becoming a Manager to Becoming a Leader 
15 Interpersonal and Organizational Communication: Mastering the Exchange of Information 
PART 6 
Controlling 
16 Control Systems and Quality Management: Techniques for Enhancing Organizational Effectiveness 
Learning Module: The Project Planner’s Toolkit: Flowcharts, Gantt Charts, and Break-Even Analysis


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About the Author

Angelo Kinicki

Angelo Kinicki is an emeritus professor ofmanagement and held the Weatherup/Overby Chair in Leadership from 2005 to 2015at the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. He joined thefaculty in 1982, the year he received his doctorate in business administrationfrom Kent State University. He was inducted into the W.P. Carey Faculty Hall ofFame in 2016. Angelo currently is the Dean’s Scholar in Residence at Kent StateUniversity. He is conducting seminars on the implementation of active learning inthe classroom and publishing scholarly research. He also serves on the Dean’sNational Advisory Board. 

Angelo is the recipient of sixteaching awards from Arizona State University, where he taught in itsnationally ranked undergraduate, MBA and PhD programs. He also received severalresearch awards and was selected to serve on the editorial review boards forfour scholarly journals. His current research interests focus on the dynamicrelationships among leadership; organizational culture; organizational change;and individual, group, and organizational performance. Angelo has publishedover 95 articles in a variety of academic journals and proceedings and isco-author of eight textbooks (37 including revisions) that are used by hundredsof universities around the world. Several of his book shave been translatedinto multiple languages, and two of his books were awarded revisions of theyear by McGraw-Hill. Angelo was identified as being among the top 100 mostinfluential (top .6%) Organizational Behavioral authors in 2018 out of a totalof 16,289 academics.

Angelo is a busy internationalconsultant and co-founder of Kinicki and Associates, Inc., a managementconsulting firm that works with top management teams to create organizationalchange aimed at increasing organizational effectiveness and profitability. Hehas worked with many Fortune 500 firms as well as numerous entrepreneurialorganizations in diverse industries. His expertise includes facilitatingstrategic/operational planning sessions, diagnosing the causes of organizationaland work-unit problems, conducting organizational culture interventions,implementing performance management systems, designing, and implementingperformance appraisal systems, developing, and administering surveys to assessemployee attitudes, and leading management/executive education programs. Hedeveloped a 360° leadership feedback instrumentcalled the Performance Management Leadership Survey (PMLS)that is used bycompanies throughout the world. 

Angelo and his wife of 39years, Joyce, have enjoyed living in the beautiful Arizona desert for 38years.They are both natives of Cleveland, Ohio. They enjoy traveling, hiking, andspending time in the White Mountains with Gracie, their adorable goldenretriever. Angelo also has a passion for golfing.

 

Brian Williams

BARIN K. WILLIAMS has a B.A and M.A from Stanford University and held managerial jobs in education, communication, and publishing.

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