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Fundamentals of Management: Essential Concepts and Applications, 8th Edition

By Stephen P. Robbins, David A. De Cenzo, Mary A. Coulter

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 5, 2012


Robbins/DeCenzo is a brief, paperback text that gives readers more depth and breadth with practical tools to practice their management skills than any other textbook.


The eighth edition contains a self-contained section on developing management skills and includes new exercises, modules, and boxes.


Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Managers and Management         

Module: A Brief History of Management's Roots

Chapter 2: The Management Environment

Chapter 3: Integrative Managerial Issues 


Chapter 4: Foundations of Decision Making

Module: Quantitative Decision-Making Aids

Chapter 5: Foundations of Planning


Chapter 6: Organization Structure

Chapter 7: Managing Human Resources

Module: Managing Your Career

Chapter 8: Managing Change and Innovation


Chapter 9: Foundations of Individual Behavior

Chapter 10: Understanding Groups and Managing Work Teams

Chapter 11: Motivating and Rewarding Employees

Chapter 12: Leadership and Trust

Chapter 13: Managing Communication and Information 


Chapter 14: Foundations of Control

Chapter 15: Operations Management

Module: Managing Entrepreneurial Ventures