Management: A Practical Introduction 9e 9 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.
Management: A Practical Introduction 9e

Management: A Practical Introduction 9e

9th Edition
By Angelo Kinicki and Brian Williams
ISBN10: 1260075117
ISBN13: 9781260075113
Copyright: 2020
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1 The Exceptional Manager: What You Do, How You Do It 
2 Management Theory: Essential Background for the Successful Manager 
The Environment of Management 
3 The Manager’s Changing Work Environment and Ethical Responsibilities: Doing the Right Thing 
4 Global Management: Managing across Borders 
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 
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 
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 
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

About the Author

Angelo Kinicki

AngeloKinicki is an emeritus professorof management and held the Weatherup/Overby Chair in Leadership from 2005 to2015 at the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Hejoined the faculty 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 learningin the classroom and publishing scholarly research.  He also serves on the Dean’s NationalAdvisory Board. 

Angelois the recipient of six teaching awards from Arizona State University, where hetaught in its nationally ranked undergraduate, MBA and PhD programs. He alsoreceived several research awards and was selected to serve on the editorialreview boards for four scholarly journals. His current research interests focuson the dynamic relationships among leadership; organizational culture;organizational change; and individual, group, and organizational performance.Angelo has published over 95 articles in a variety of academic journals andproceedings and is co-author of eight textbooks (37 including revisions) thatare used by hundreds of universities around the world. Several of his bookshave been translated into multiple languages, and two of his books were awardedrevisions of the year by McGraw-Hill. Angelo was identified as being among thetop 100 most influential (top .6%) Organizational Behavioral authors in 2018out of a total of 16,289 academics.

Angelois a busy international consultant and co-founder of Kinicki and Associates,Inc., a management consulting firm that works with top management teams tocreate organizational change aimed at increasing organizational effectivenessand profitability. He has worked with many Fortune 500 firms as well asnumerous entrepreneurial organizations in diverse industries. His expertiseincludes facilitating strategic/operational planning sessions, diagnosing thecauses of organizational and work-unit problems, conducting organizationalculture interventions, implementing performance management systems, designingand implementing performance appraisal systems, developing and administeringsurveys to assess employee attitudes, and leading management/executiveeducation programs. He developed a 360° leadershipfeedback instrument called the Performance Management Leadership Survey (PMLS)that is used by companies throughout the world. 

Angelo and his wifeof 39 years, Joyce, have enjoyed living in the beautiful Arizona desert for 38years. They are both natives of Cleveland, Ohio. They enjoy traveling, hiking,and spending 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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