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Principles of Management

Principles of Management
Practicing Ethics, Sustainability, Responsibility

Second Edition

March 2021 | 700 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Now, more than ever, there is widespread understanding that business and management must move with the times and act responsibly in the world giving full consideration to people and planet, not just profit.

Principles of Management: Practicing Ethics, Sustainability, Responsibility is the first official textbook of the United Nations global initiative network, Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME). Now fully revised and updated with three brand new chapters on communicating, innovating and leading, this accessible and engaging textbook provides an introduction to management while empowering you to think ethically and sustainably in order to become a responsible manager. It also includes essential workplace skills for the 21st century and coverage of the various management occupations that you will go on to fill after your studies. Exclusive interviews with management pioneers and professionals help bring theories and concepts to life throughout the text as do the all new case studies which include Lego, Patagonia and Greta Thunberg. Worksheets and exercises additionally make for an active learning experience alongside multiple choice questions and a flip glossary for study revision in the supporting online resources.

It includes coverage of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which are central to business education and practice today. The textbook can be used for introductory management courses as well as courses that cover business ethics, business and society, corporate social responsibility (CSR), sustainability and responsible management.
Part A: Basics
Chapter 1: Management in context
Chapter 2: Management in practice
Part B: Dimensions
Chapter 3: Ethical management
Chapter 4: Responsible management
Chapter 5: Sustainable management
Part C: Modes of Management
Chapter 6: Organizing
Chapter 7: Folleading
Chapter 8: Deciding
Chapter 9: Communicating
Chapter 10: Glocalizing
Chapter 11: Strategizing
Chapter 12: Innovating
Chapter 13: Entrepreneuring
Part D: Management Occupations
Chapter 14: Supply chain management
Chapter 15: Operations management
Chapter 16: Marketing management
Chapter 17: People management
Chapter 18: Management accounting and controlling
Chapter 19: Financial management
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