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Management Fundamentals - International Student Edition

Management Fundamentals - International Student Edition
Concepts, Applications, and Skill Development

Ninth Edition

January 2020 | 704 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Packed with experiential exercises, self-assessments, and group activities, the Ninth Edition of Management Fundamentals: Concepts, Applications, and Skill Development develops essential management skills students can use in their personal and professional lives. Bestselling author Robert N. Lussier uses the most current examples to illustrate management concepts in today’s ever-changing business world.

This fully updated new edition provides new coverage of important topics like generational differences, sexual harassment, AI, and cybersecurity. Students learn about management in the real world with 18 new cases, including cases on the NBA, H&M, Netflix, and Peleton.     . 

Part I: The Global Management Environment
Chapter 1: Management and Its History
Why Study Management?

What Is a Manager’s Responsibility?

What Does It Take to Be a Successful Manager?

Management Functions

Management Roles

Differences Among Managers

A Brief History of Management

Objectives of the Book

Trends and Issues in Management

In Conclusion

Chapter 2: The Environment: Culture, Ethics, and Social Responsibility
The Environment

Organizational Culture

Business Ethics

Unethical Behavior

Factors That Influence Behavior to Be Ethical or Unethical

Guides to Ethical Behavior

Managing Ethics

Social Responsibility and Sustainability

Trends and Issues in Management

In Conclusion

Chapter 3: Managing Diversity in a Global Environment
The Global Environment

Ethnocentrism Is Out and “Made in America” Is Blurred

Managing Foreign Trade

Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

Types of Diversity and Managing Diversity

Global Diversity

Managing Global Business

Trends and Issues in Management

Part II: Planning
Chapter 4: Creative Problem Solving and Decision Making
Problem Solving and Decision Making: An Overview

Decision-Making Styles

The Decision-Making Model

Classify and Define the Problem or Opportunity

Set Objectives and Criteria

Generate Creative and Innovative Alternatives

Analyze Alternatives and Select the Most Feasible

Plan, Implement the Decision, and Control

Using the Decision Making Model

Trends and Issues in Management

Chapter 5: Strategic and Operational Planning
Strategic and Operational Planning

Developing the Mission and Analyzing the Environment

Setting Objectives

Corporate-Level Strategies

Business-Level Strategies

Operational-Level Planning

Time Management

Implementing and Controlling Strategies

Trends and Issues in Management

Chapter 6: Managing Change, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship
Innovation and Change

Managing Innovation

Managing Change

Organizational Development


Trends and Issues in Management

Part III: Organizing
Chapter 7: Organizing and Delegating Work
Organizational Considerations and Principles


Organizational Design

Contemporary Organizational Design

Job Design

Setting Priorities



Trends and Issues in Management

Chapter 8: Managing Teamwork
Group and Team and Performance

The Group Performance Model

Group Structure

Group Process

Stages of Group Development and Management Styles

Developing Groups Into Teams

Managing Meetings

Trends and Issues in Management

Chapter 9: Human Resources Management
The Human Resources Management Process

The Legal Environment

Harassment, Sexual Harassment, and Workplace Romance

Human Resources Planning

Attracting Employees

Developing Employees

Retaining Employees

Separating Employees

Trends and Issues in Management

Appendix: Career Management and Networking

Part IV: Leading
Chapter 10: Organizational Behavior: Personality, Perception, Attitudes, and Negotiation
Organizational Behavior (OB)

Thoughts, Self-Confidence, and Self-Esteem




Shaping OB Foundations

Organizational Power and Politics




Trends and Issues in Management

Chapter 11: Motivating for High Performance
Motivation and Performance

Content Motivation Theories

Process Motivation Theories

Reinforcement Theory

Combining the Motivation Process and Motivation Theories

Motivating Employees With Rewards and Recognition

Trends and Issues in Management

Chapter 12: Leading With Influence
Leadership and Trust

Leadership Trait Theory

Behavioral Leadership Theories

Situational Leadership Theories

Contemporary Leadership Theories

Trends and Issues in Management

Chapter 13: Communication, Information Technology, and Emotional Intelligence
Organizational Communication

Information Technology and Big Data

Types of Information Systems

Information Networks

The Interpersonal Communication Process and Mindfulness

Communication Barriers

Message Transmission Channels

Sending Messages

Receiving Messages

Responding to Messages

Dealing With Emotions and Emotional Intelligence


Trends and Issues in Management

Part V: Controlling
Chapter 14: Managing Control Systems, Finances, and People
Organizational and Functional Area Control Systems

Establishing Control Systems

Control Frequency and Methods

Financial Controls: The Master Budgeting Process

Managing People

Trends and Issues in Management

Chapter 15: Operations, Quality, and Productivity

Classifying Operations Systems

Designing Operations Systems

Managing Operations Systems and the Supply Chain

Productivity and the Balanced Scorecard

Trends and Issues in Management

Author Index
Company Index
Subject Index

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ISBN: 9781071808061