Management, Global Edition

Series
Pearson
Author
Stephen P. Robbins / Mary A. Coulter  
Publisher
Pearson
Edition
15
Language
English
Total pages
624
Pub.-date
February 2020
ISBN13
9781292340883
ISBN
1292340886
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Description

This title is a Pearson Global Edition. The Editorial team at Pearson has worked closely with educators around the world to include content which is especially relevant to students outside the United States.

 

For management and non-management majors taking an undergraduate course in the principles of management.

 

REAL managers, REAL experiences 

With a renewed focus on job-relevant skills, the newest edition of this bestselling text helps management and non-management students alike better prepare to enter the workforce. Management, 15th Edition, Global Edition, vividly illustrates effective management theories by incorporating the perspectives of real-life managers. Through examples, cases, and hands-on exercises, students will see and experience management in action—helping them develop the specific skills that employers are looking for and understand how the concepts they’re learning about actually work in today’s dynamic business world.

 

Pearson MyLab Management is not included. Students, if Pearson MyLab Management is a recommended/mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN. Pearson MyLab Management should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.

 

Reach every student by pairing this text with Pearson MyLab Management

MyLab™ is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student.

Features

New coverage and fresh examples address the latest management tools, practices, and developments

·    NEW and REVISED - Research, discussion, and exhibits on current issues have been added, including a history of globalization and a reassessment of both its positives and negatives; the “Me-Too” movement; the widespread impact of social media and how it’s reshaping management practices, and how big data, analytics, and AI are changing the manager’s job.

·    NEW and UPDATED - Examples illustrate current management practices and show students how the concepts they’re reading about relate to real life.

 

Learner-focused features help students learn, link, and apply major concepts

·    NEW - End-of-chapter Case Applications ask students to assess a situation and answer questions about how, why, and what they would do, helping them to apply management concepts to the real world.

·    UPDATED - A part-ending integrative Case helps students see how concepts can be applied in an organization with which most are familiar (i.e., Starbucks) as well as see the integrative nature of management.

·    End-of-chapter skills exercises related to interviewing, motivating others, building trust, and more show students how to apply what they’ve just learned to real companies and roles.

·    Ethics Dilemma boxes present students with an ethical dilemma and encourage them to practice their skills in ethical decision making and critical decision making.

·    End-of-chapter team building exercises help students strengthen their collaboration skills.

·    My Turn to be a Manager exercises provide additional opportunities for students to apply management concepts introduced in the chapter.

 

Career-focused resources help students survive and thrive in the workplace

·    NEW - An Employability Skills Matrix at the beginning of chapters 2-18 provides students with a visual guide to features that support the development of skills that employers are looking for in today’s business graduates.

·    NEW - Emphasis is placed on the employability skills that future managers and successful employees will need, including critical-thinking, communication, collaboration, knowledge application, and ethics/social responsibility skills.

·    UPDATED - Workplace Confidential boxes guide students on how to deal with challenges they’re likely to encounter at work, such as adjusting to a new job, job stress, and dealing with organizational politics.

·    It's Your Career boxes address skills that will enhance students’ career progress, such as identifying your skills and weaknesses, managing your time, and developing your negotiation skills.

·    NEW - Learning from Failure boxes highlight important learning opportunities for students by featuring actual companies and individuals, including James Dyson, Wells Fargo, Disney, IBM, Steve Jobs, etc., that have encountered setbacks, assessed what went wrong, gained new insight from their experience, and bounced back.

 

MyLab™ Management is not included. Students, if Pearson MyLab Management is a recommended/mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN. Pearson MyLab Management should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.

 

·    Teach your course your way: Your course is unique. So whether you’d like to build your own assignments, teach multiple sections, or set prerequisites, MyLab gives you the flexibility to easily create your course to fit your needs.

o   With Management In The News, the latest news articles are posted regularly, along with discussion questions that help students understand management issues in current events.

o   NEW - The Video Library makes it easy for instructors to select videos and related assessments for their pre-built assignments. Videos help students understand why they’re learning key concepts and how to apply them in their careers.

·    Empower each learner: Each student learns at a different pace. Personalized learning pinpoints the precise areas where each student needs practice, giving all students the support they need -- when and where they need it -- to be successful.

o   Personal Inventory Assessments (PIAs) are a collection of online exercises designed to promote self-reflection and engagement in students. PIAs enhance their ability to connect with concepts taught in principles of management courses. 

o   Dynamic Study Modules use the latest developments in cognitive science and help students study chapter topics by adapting to their performance in real time. 

·    Deliver trusted content: You deserve teaching materials that meet your own high standards for your course. That’s why we partner with highly respected authors to develop interactive content and course-specific resources that you can trust -- and that keep your students engaged. 

Improve student results: When you teach with MyLab, student performance often improves. That’s why instructors have chosen MyLab for over 15 years, touching the lives of over 50 million students

New to this Edition

New coverage and fresh examples address the latest management tools, practices, and developments

·    Research, discussion, and exhibits on current issues have been added, including a history of globalization and a reassessment of both its positives and negatives; the “Me-Too” movement; the widespread impact of social media and how it’s reshaping management practices, and how big data, analytics, and AI are changing the manager’s job.

·    Examples illustrate current management practices and show students how the concepts they’re reading about relate to real life.

 

Learner-focused features help students learn, link, and apply major concepts

·    End-of-chapter Case Applications ask students to assess a situation and answer questions about how, why, and what they would do, helping them to apply management concepts to the real world. The new cases include:

o   On The Cards: Decision Making

o   Tesco: Time to Refocus

o   Breaking Bread at a New Table

o   Renault-Nissan: No Braking for Ethics?

o   Aldi: Crushing Costs and the Competition

o   Self-management at Tata Marcopolo

o   Eyes in the Sky, and Everywhere Else

·    A part-ending integrative Case helps students see how concepts can be applied in an organization with which most are familiar (i.e., Starbucks) as well as see the integrative nature of management.

 

Career-focused resources help students survive and thrive in the workplace

·    An Employability Skills Matrix at the beginning of chapters 2-18 provides students with a visual guide to features that support the development of skills that employers are looking for in today’s business graduates.

·    Emphasis is placed on the employability skills that future managers and successful employees will need, including critical-thinking, communication, collaboration, knowledge application, and ethics/social responsibility skills.

·    Workplace Confidential boxes guide students on how to deal with challenges they’re likely to encounter at work, such as adjusting to a new job, job stress, and dealing with organizational politics.

·    Learning from Failure boxes highlight important learning opportunities for students by featuring actual companies and individuals, including James Dyson, Wells Fargo, Disney, IBM, Steve Jobs, etc., that have encountered setbacks, assessed what went wrong, gained new insight from their experience, and bounced back.

 

 

MyLab™ Management is not included. Students, if Pearson MyLab Management is a recommended/mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN. Pearson MyLab Management should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.

Table of Contents

PART 1: INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT   

1. Managers and You in the Workplace

  Management History Module 

2. Making Decisions  

  Part 1: Management Practice

 

PART 2: BASICS OF MANAGING IN TODAY’S WORKPLACE

3. Influence of the External Environment and the Organization’s Culture  

4. Managing in a Global Environment

5. Managing Diversity   

6. Managing Social Responsibility and Ethics  

7. Managing Change and Disruptive Innovation

   Part 2: Management Practice

 

PART 3: PLANNING

8. Foundations of Planning

9. Managing Strategy   

10. Entrepreneurial Ventures

  Part 3: Management Practice 

 

PART 4: ORGANIZING  

11. Designing Organizational Structure  

12. Managing Human Resources

13. Managing Groups and Teams

  Part 4: Management Practice

 

PART 5: LEADING

14. Managing Communication  

15. Understanding and Managing Individual Behavior

16. Motivating Employees  

17. Being an Effective Leader

  Part 5: Management Practice

 

PART 6: CONTROLLING

18. Controlling People and Operations  

Planning and Control Techniques Module 

Managing Operations Module   

Part 6: Management Practice