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Focus on the fundamental principles and practices of effective management most important for success in business today with DuBrin's comprehensive, yet concise, MANAGEMENT ESSENTIALS, 9E, Indian Edition. This brief edition offers a solid introduction for new managers or an in-depth review of core concepts and the latest research and applications for working professionals. Concise, complete treatment translates the latest research, theories, and management experiences into actual practice while addressing emerging issues, such as sustainability and environmental concerns, management in difficult times, employee morale, diverse workforces, and teamwork. Ethics, personal productivity, the latest information technology, and decision making are also included. Compelling examples show how to apply principles in a wide variety of business settings, while new skill-building features and self-assessments help readers refine the managerial, interpersonal, and technical skills necessary for career success.
New coverage of emerging topics prepares students to manage in difficult and changing times
New emphasis on ethics shows students how to handle today's most challenging ethical dilemmas.
New discussion of international trade issues prepares students for global business challenges.
New coverage of corporate social responsibility offers students memorable perspectives.
New material on social media equips students to use this growing tool in business.
New perspectives on creativity, innovation and technology prepare students to perform at their best.
new section on leadership helps students excel as managers amidst adversity and crisis.
New coverage of diversity demonstrates the impact of a cohesive work environment on productivity.
New opening and closing cases highlight today's best management practices.
New "management now: online skill-building exercises" keep your course current and students engaged.
New "on the job" video cases give students first-hand experience with the latest management practices.
Stronger instructor support offers more time-saving assistance.
New "management in action" features demonstrate how individuals or organizations practice management today.
Written from the beginning as an essentials text, this book provides complete but concise treatment of management.
Emphasis on interpersonal and analytical skills prepares students to excel as managers.
Self-quizzes help pinpoint students' strengths and detail specific areas for improvement.
Learning objectives provide detailed overview of key management topics.
Concrete, real examples drawn from business help your students identify with the management principles presented.
Emphasis on variety of work settings prepares your students for today's diversity of management opportunities.
Table of Contents
PART 1: INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT.
1. What Is the Manager's Job?
2. Cultural Diversity and International Management.
3. Social Responsibility and Ethics.
Part I: CASES.
PART II: PLANNING.
4. Planning Essentials.
5. Decision Making and Problem Solving.
6. Techniques for Planning and Decision Making.
Part II: CASES.
PART III: ORGANIZING.
7. Work Schedules and Job Design.
8. Structure, Culture, and Change in Organizations.
9. Talent and Human Resource Management.
Part III: Cases.
PART IV: LEADING.
12. Communicating within Organizations.
13. Working In Teams and Work Groups.
Part IV CASES.
PART V: CONTROLLING.
14. Technology and e-Commerce.
15. Control Essentials.
16. How to Manage Ineffective Performers.
Part V: CASES.
PART VI: MANAGING FOR PERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS.
17. Managing Stress and Enhancing Personal Productivity.
Part VI: CASES.Glossary.