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Description This popular book, nowin its sixth edition continues its strong research orientation andsolid theoretical underpinnings. The general theme of the book is Dynamic Engagement ?a broad term that captures the essence ofchange confrontingMoreDescription This popular book, nowin its sixth edition continues its strong research orientation andsolid theoretical underpinnings. The general theme of the book is Dynamic Engagement ?a broad term that captures the essence ofchange confronting future managers, and current thinking on whattheyll need to succeed. The material presented revolves around thefollowing themes: ethics, globalization, entrepreneurship and smallbusinesses, cultural diversity, and quality. Topics place an evengreater emphasis on practical applications and examples drawn fromreal-world organizations (i.e., Snapple, The Limited, MTV, etc.). For Sale in Indiansubcontinent only Places a greater emphasis on practical applications and examples drawn from the real world organization. Supplements the focus on business ethics with an emphasis on cultural diversity, one of the most prominent aspects of todays management. Contains detailed illustrations to reiterate the chapters objectives. Both corporate and small business examples are used to offer a balanced view of todays competitive environment. INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT. Managing and Managers. The Evolution of Management Theory. MANAGEMENT IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY. Organizational and Natural Environments. Social Responsibility and Ethics. Globalization and Management. Inventing and Reinventing Organizations. Culture and Multiculturalism. Quality. PLANNING. Decision Making. Planning and Strategic Management. Strategy Implementation. ORGANIZING. Organizational Design and Organizational Structure. Power and the Distribution of Authority. Human Resource Management. Managing Organizational Change and Innovation. LEADING. Motivation. Leadership. Teams and Teamwork. Communication and Negotiation. CONTROLLING. Effective Control. Operations Management. Information Systems.