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Understanding Management

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Author: Daft, Richard L.

Brand: Cengage Learning

Edition: 11

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 736

Release Date: 31-01-2019

Details: Product Description Discover the keys to management success as Daft/Marcic's UNDERSTANDING MANAGEMENT, 11E integrates classic management principles with today's latest management ideas. This captivating, market-leading edition focuses on management and entrepreneurial issues within small to midsize companies -- where you are most likely to begin your career - while still addressing challenges in larger global enterprises. Numerous new examples from today's food business further reflect today's trends. You gain valuable insights as you examine best practices in current management. This streamlined edition helps you build practical skills with engaging examples, skill-building and application exercises in every chapter. You examine how change demands innovation and how innovation requires forward-thinking and flexible leaders and organizations. Learn to become the successful manager who seizes business opportunities and leads change. About the Author Richard L. Daft is the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr., Professor of Management in the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Daft specializes in the study of organization theory and leadership and is a fellow of the Academy of Management. He has served on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly and Journal of Management Education. He has been the associate editor-in-chief of Organization Science and served for three years as associate editor of Administrative Science Quarterly. Dr. Daft has authored or co-authored 14 books and written dozens of scholarly articles, papers and chapters in academic books. A noted expert in organization behavior and organization design, Dr. Daft is one of today's most highly cited academics in the fields of economics and business. Dorothy Marcic, Ed.D., M.P.H., is a professor at Columbia University and a former faculty member at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Marcic is also a former Fulbright Scholar at the University of Economics in Prague and the Czech Management Center, where she taught courses and conducted research in leadership, organizational behavior and cross-cultural management. She teaches courses at the Monterrey Institute of International Studies and at the University of Economics in Prague. She has taught courses and presented at the Helsinki School of Economics, Slovenia Management Center, College of Trade in Bulgaria, City University of Slovakia, Landegg Institute in Switzerland, the Swedish Management Association, Technion University in Israel and the London School of Economics. She has served on the boards of the Organizational Teaching Society, the Health Administration Section of the American Public Health Association and the Journal of Applied Business Research. Dr. Marcic has authored 16 books, including ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR: EXPERIENCES AND CASES, MANAGEMENT INTERNATIONAL and WOMEN AND MEN IN ORGANIZATIONS. Another of her books -- MANAGING WITH THE WISDOM OF LOVE: UNCOVERING THE VIRTUE IN PEOPLE AND ORGANIZATIONS -- was rated one of the top 10 business books of 1997 by Management General. In addition, she has written dozens of articles for professional publications, such as Journal of Management Development, International Quarterly of Community Health Education, Psychological Report and Executive Development. Dr. Marcic has conducted hundreds of seminars on various business topics and consulted for executives at various companies.

Package Dimensions: 10.8 x 8.5 x 0.9 inches

Languages: English