Management + MyLab Management with Pearson eText, Global Edition

Series
Pearson
Author
Stephen P. Robbins / Mary A. Coulter  
Publisher
Pearson
Edition
15
Language
English
Pub.-date
July 2020
ISBN13
9781292341019
ISBN
1292341017
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Description

This title is a Pearson Global Edition. TheEditorial team at Pearson has worked closely with educators around the world toinclude content which is especially relevant to students outside the UnitedStates.

This packageincludes MyLab.

For managementand non-management majors taking an undergraduate course in the principles ofmanagement.

REAL managers,REAL experiences

With a renewedfocus on job-relevant skills, the newest edition of this bestselling text helpsmanagement and non-management students alike better prepare to enter theworkforce. Management, 15th Edition, vividly illustrateseffective management theories by incorporating the perspectives of real-lifemanagers. Through examples, cases, and hands-on exercises, students will seeand experience management in action — helping them develop the specific skillsthat employers are looking for and understand how the concepts they’re learningabout actually work in today’s dynamic business world.

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Features

  • Research, discussion, and exhibits on current issues have been added, including a history of globalisation 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.
  • 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.
  • A part-ending integrative Case helps students see how concepts can be applied in an organisation 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.
  • 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 organisational 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.
  • 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.

New to this Edition

New coverage and fresh examples address the latestmanagement tools, practices, and developments

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

· Examples illustratecurrent management practices and show students how the concepts they’re readingabout relate to real life.

Learner-focused features help students learn, link, andapply major concepts

· End-of-chapter Cases ask students to assess a situation and answer questionsabout how, why, and what they would do, helping them to apply management conceptsto the real world.

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

Career-focused resources help students survive and thrivein the workplace

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

· Emphasis is placed on the employability skills that future managers and successfulemployees 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’relikely to encounter at work, such as adjusting to a new job, job stress, anddealing with organizational politics.

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

This title isavailable with Pearson Horizon, an easy-to-use, local-language digital platform thatdelivers a customizable, personalized learning experience — all while stayingrelevant to your area of the world. Pearson Horizon is available for selecttitles and in select geographies. For purchase options, please contact yourPearson representative.

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Table of Contents

  • PART 1: INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT
  • 1. Managers and You in the Workplace
  • 2. Making Decisions
  • 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 3: PLANNING
  • 8. Foundations of Planning
  • 9. Managing Strategy
  • 10. Entrepreneurial Ventures
  • PART 4: ORGANIZING
  • 11. Designing Organizational Structure
  • 12. Managing Human Resources
  • 13. Managing Groups and Teams
  • PART 5: LEADING
  • 14. Managing Communication
  • 15. Understanding and Managing Individual Behavior
  • 16. Motivating Employees
  • 17. Being an Effective Leader
  • PART 6: CONTROLLING
  • 18. Controlling People and Operations