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The ninth edition of Essentials Of Management: An International And Leadership Perspective is set to present the readers with a combination of theory and practice. This edition, like previous ones, contains a system model that forms the framework, and combines five key management functions, which include Controlling, Planning, Staffing, Leading, and Organizing. This edition focuses more on the aspect of leadership, while maintaining its international view of managing.
In total, this book consists of 20 chapters, divided into six parts. Some of the chapters include Human Resource Management and Selection, Human Factors and Motivation, The System and Process of Controlling, Leadership, Communication, Decision Making, and Management: Science, Theory and Practice.
At the end of each chapter, the authors provide a brief summary of the important concepts, which help the readers recollect the concepts covered. Exercises have also been included, which are directed towards enabling the reader to assess their understanding. Case studies have been added at the end of each chapter. The readers are also given certain topics for discussion, which are relevant to the topics covered in the chapter. The readers have been provided with examples from several renowned organizations and individuals, which are not only meant for them to practice, but also to explore new territories in management.
Essentials Of Management: An International And Leadership Perspective can be used by managers and college going students. It can also be used by companies in the fields of healthcare, and non-business and educational institutions.
About The Authors
Harold Koontz was a renowned author, consultant, and lecturer.
Apart from this book, Koontz has written Management: A Global And Entrepreneurial Perspective.
Koontz completed his doctoral degree from Yale University. He began working as a Professor of Management, and was later promoted to the Mead Johnson Professor of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles. He had written 90 journal articles, and served as the World Chancellor at the International Academy of Management. Koontz served as a management consultant for Occidental Petroleum Corporation, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, and Hughes Aircraft Company. Koontz passed away in the year 1984.
Heinz Weihrich is an author and educator.
Weihrich has written Management: A Global Perspective.
Weihrich completed his doctoral degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. He has also been awarded an honorary doctorate from San Martin de Porres University, Lima, Peru. Weihrich has served as a visiting professor at the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), Shanghai, Peking University, Beijing, the Graduate School of Business, Zurich, and Chula Longkorn University, Bangkok. His book, Management: A Global Perspective, has been translated into 16 languages till date.