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Management + MyLab Management with eText, 8th Edition

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Management + MyLab Management with eText, 8th Edition

By Stephen Robbins, Rolf Bergman, Mary Coulter
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Author
Stephen Robbins
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Edition
8th
ISBN
9781488687051
Published Date
20/11/2017
This pack contains 1 copy of Management, 8th edition, and 1 access card to My Lab Management with eText.

As management is such a dynamic discipline it is critical that students have the latest knowledge on effective management.

Management, emphasises the knowledge and work skills that both future managers and successful employees need. It explores a wide range of real managers and organisations, alongside the theories of management in a dynamic global environment.

By blending management theory with practice and making concepts accessible and meaningful this edition lays a solid foundations for further study.
MyLab Management can be packaged with this edition to engage students and allow them to apply their knowledge, strengthen their understanding of key concepts and develop critical decision making skills.

Biography
Stephen Robbins received his PhD from the University of Arizona and has taught at several North American universities. He is professor emeritus of management at San Diego State University and the world’s best-selling author of textbooks on both management and organisational behaviour. His books have sold more than 6 million copies, are currently used at more than 1500 US colleges and universities, have been translated into 20 languages, and have been adapted for editions for Canada, Australia, South Africa and India.

Rolf Bergman has worked as a lecturer in the Department of Management at Monash University, teaching management, human resource management and managerial communication. Over 30 years he has been involved in management consulting and management education in Australia, Southeast Asia, New Zealand and Sweden. He also has a background in tourism management in Sweden.

Mary Coulter received her PhD in management from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville and is professor emeritus of management at Missouri State University. Her research interests have focused on competitive strategies for not-for-profit arts organisations and the use of new media in the educational process.
Features
  • Incorporates real organisational and management examples, showing how managers apply the theories discussed
  • Learning outcomes combines a chapter outline and the learning objectives
  • Review questions enable students to synthesise information to achieve the learning outcomes
  • Learning summary linked to the learning outcomes at the end of each chapter
  • Extra features/activities:
    • ‘Thinking critically about management issues’ build understanding of issues facing today’s managers
    • ‘Becoming a manager’ provides simple practical advice to prepare students in becoming managers
    • ‘Personal Inventory Assessments’ - online exercise to promote self-reflection and engagement
    • ‘Ethical dilemma’ in end-of-chapter material where students can assess ethical issues of practical examples
    • ‘Case application’ - built around real organisations and events, help students apply theories and concepts studied in chapters
Pack items
Table of contents
  • PART 1 INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT
  • 1 Managers in the workplace
  • 2 Management history
  • PART 2 DEFINING THE MANAGER’S TERRAIN
  • 3 Managing the external environment and organisational culture
  • 4 Managing in a global environment
  • 5 Social responsibility and managerial ethics
  • PART 3 DECISION MAKING AND CHANGE
  • 6 Managers as decision makers
  • 7 Managing change and innovation
  • PART 4 PLANNING AND CONTROL
  • 8 Foundations of planning
  • 9 Strategic management
  • 10 Managerial controls
  • 11 Managing operations
  • PART 5 ORGANISING
  • 12 Organisational structure and design
  • 13 Managing teams
  • 14 Managing human resources
  • PART 6 LEADING
  • 15 Understanding and managing individual behaviour
  • 16 Managers and communication
  • 17 Motivating employees
  • 18 Managers as leaders

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