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Fundamentals of Management: Essential Concepts and Applications, CourseSmart eTextbook, 9th Edition

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

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 8, 2014

Description

For Principles of Management courses.

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The practical tools of management presented through in-depth practice.

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Fundamentals of Management is a brief, paperback text that gives students more depth and breadth with practical tools to practice their management skills than any other textbook. The Ninth Edition introduces a new and exciting design and includes new chapter openers, case applications, and exercises.

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Table of Contents

I. Introduction

1. Managers and Management

History Module A Brief History of Management’s Roots

2. The Management Environment

3. Integrative Managerial Issues

 

II. Planning

4. Foundations of Decision Making

Quantitative Module Quantitative Decision-Making Aids

5. Foundations of Planning

 

III. Organizing

6. Organizational Structure and Design

7. Managing Human Resources

Career Module Building Your Career

8. Managing Change and Innovation

 

IV. Leading

9. Foundations of Individual Behavior

10. Understanding Groups and Managing Work Teams

11. Motivating and Rewarding Employees

12. Leadership and Trust

13. Managing Communication and Information

 

V. Controlling

14. Foundations of Control

15. Operations Management

 

Entrepreneurship Module Managing Entrepreneurial Ventures

Glossary

Index

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