Practical skills. Relevant theory. Purposeful application. Kinicki/Williams 8e, Management: A Practical Introduction 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, this new edition engage students through current examples, imaginative writing and resources that work. The eighth edition of Management: A Practical Introduction--a concepts book for the introductory course in management-uses a wealth of instructor feedback to identify which features from prior editions worked best and which should be improved and expanded. By blending Angelo Kinicki's scholarship, teaching, and management-consulting experience with Brian Williams' writing and publishing background, we have again created a research-based yet highly readable, practical, and motivational text.
Binder Ready Loose-Leaf Text - This full featured text is provided as an option to the price sensitive student. It is a full 4 color text that’s three whole punched and made available at a discount to students. Also, available in a package with Connect Plus – (ISBN: 9780077703035)
"My vision for this edition of Management is to present the newest management ideas for turbulent times in a way that is interesting and valuable to students, while retaining the best of traditional management thinking."--Preface.
The mission of the 13th edition of Management: Leading & Collaborating in a Competitive World, by Bateman, Snell, and Konopaske, is to inform, instruct, and inspire students to learn about management so they become thinkers and doers who succeed in today’s workforce. It emphasizes six essential performance dimensions: cost, quality, speed, innovation, service and sustainability. This results-oriented focus delivers value to the customer and a competitive advantage to managers and their employers. Its cutting edge topical coverage draws from a wide variety of subjects, sources, and personal experiences. Ongoing themes include real results, ethics, culture, leadership, and collaboration.
Greg Marshall and Mark Johnston (both of Rollins College) have taken great effort to represent marketing management the way it is actually practiced in successful organizations today.Given the dramatic changes in the field of marketing, it is a sure bet that the job of leading marketing manager's contributions to the organization and its customers, clients, and partners has changed at the same level. Yet, no marketing management book on the market today fully and effectively captures and communicates to students how marketing management in really practiced in the 21st century business world. Clearly, it is time for an updated approach to teaching and learning within the filed. Marketing Management 3e is designed to fulfill this need.
Weinstein’s Elementary Classroom Management, 7e highlights philosophies and actual management practices of five real teachers. These teachers work in different subjects and in diverse classroom settings. Their stories provide real-life illustrations of the concepts and principles derived from research. Practical tips boxes provide useful classroom management strategies while pause and reflect boxes promote engagement and comprehension.
International Management: Culture, Strategy, and Behavior reflect new and emerging developments influencing international managers. With integrated real-world examples, research, and practical applications, students understand how to adjust, adapt, and navigate the changing global business landscape and respond to global challenges-making it a market-leader. The authors retain research and practices over the past decades, and incorporate new and emerging developments affecting international managers to increase students' effectiveness in managing across cultures. The 11th edition has the following chapter distribution: environment (three chapters), culture (four chapters), strategy (four chapters), and organizational behavior/human resource management (three chapters).
Cachon Operations Management 2e is designed for undergraduate students taking an introductory course in Operations Management. This text will share many of the strengths of Matching Supply with Demand: An Introduction to Operations Management. Operations Management by Cachon comprehensively spans the relevant domain of topics, is accessible to a typical undergraduate student (i.e., limited real world business experience), incorporates the latest research and knowledge, and provides thorough pedagogical support for instructors along with innovative learning support for students. Connect is the only integrated learning system that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need, when they need it, and how they need it, so that your class time is more engaging and effective.
Strategic Management: Creating Competitive Advantages (Concepts only), sixth Edition, by the prestigious authors Dess/Lumpkin/Eisner and new co-author Gerry McNamara provide solid treatment of traditional topics in strategic management as well as thorough coverage of contemporary topics such intellectual assets, entrepreneurship, innovation, knowledge management, Internet strategies, crowdsourcing, environmental sustainability, businesses’ use of blogs and social networking sites and more. The text is rounded off by rich, relevant, and teachable cases. This text’s accessible writing style and wealth of new and updated illustrations, which clarify the most difficult topics, make this text the best resource for your students.
The record of each copyright registration listed in the Catalog includes a description of the work copyrighted and data relating to the copyright claim (the name of the copyright claimant as given in the application for registration, the copyright date, the copyright registration number, etc.).
As competitors strive to win the war for talent, effective human resource management is necessary to gain true competitive advantage in the marketplace. Three challenges companies face are sustainability, technology, and globalization. Human Resource Management 7th Edition brings these challenges to life by highlighting real-world examples pertaining to these issues and relating it to the concepts within the chapter. This best-selling McGraw-Hill/Irwin Human Resource Management title provides students with the technical background needed to be a knowledgeable consumer of human resource (HR) products and services, to manage HR effectively, or to be a successful HR professional. While clearly strategic in nature, the text also emphasizes how managers can more effectively acquire, develop, compensate, and manage the internal and external environment that relates to the management of human resources.