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.


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PublisherMcGraw Hill
Publish YearJanuary 2012