Category Archives: Management

The Systems Thinking Playbook: Exercises to Stretch and Build Learning and Systems Thinking Capabilities, 1st Edition, Linda Booth Sweeney Ed.D., Dennis Meadows

The Systems Thinking Playbook Exercises to Stretch and Build Learning and Systems Thinking Capabilities, 1st Edition

This book has become a favorite of K–12 teachers, university faculty, and corporate consultants. It provides short gaming exercises that illustrate the subtleties of systems thinking. The companion DVD shows the authors introducing and running each of the thirty games. Continue reading

The Handbook of Organizational Culture and Climate, 2nd Edition, Neal M. Ashkanasy

The Handbook of Organizational Culture and Climate, 2nd Edition

In The Handbook of Organizational Culture and Climate: Second Edition, a team of leading international scholars presents the state-of-the-art in the field, ten years after the publication of the award-winning First Edition. Following the Preface by Edgar Schein, 33 entirely new chapters document the development and maturing of ideas canvassed in the First Edition, and also offer exciting new perspectives on organizational culture and climate. Continue reading

Preface to Marketing Management, 13th Edition, J. Paul Peter

Preface to Marketing Management, 13th Edition

Preface to Marketing Management, 13e, by Peter and Donnelly, is praised in the market for its organization, format, clarity, brevity and flexibility. The thirteenth edition serves as an overview for critical issues in marketing management. Its brief, inexpensive, paperback format makes it a perfect fit for instructors who assign cases, readings, simulations or offer modules on marketing management for MBA students. The text also works in courses that implement a cross-functional curriculum where the students are required to purchase several texts. Continue reading

Auditing and Assurance Services Plus NEW MyAccountingLab with Pearson eText — Access Card Package, 15th Edition, Alvin A. Arens

Auditing and Assurance Services Plus NEW MyAccountingLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 15th Edition

ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson’s MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson’s MyLab & Mastering products. Continue reading

Managing for Quality and Performance Excellence, 9th Edition, James R. Evans

Managing for Quality and Performance Excellence, 9th Edition

Prepare for success in quality management today with this leading text that focuses on the fundamental principles of total quality and emphasizes high-performance management practices, such as those reflected in the Baldrige Criteria. These authors are experienced leaders in the fields of performance management and quality. Look no further for the definitive resource for coverage of ISO 9000 certification, Six Sigma, and the U.S. Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award standards. A wealth of current examples from leading organizations throughout the world reflects quality as they emphasize the practical aspects of the book’s managerial focus and pertinent technical topics. You can efficiently prepare to become an ASQ Certified Quality Manager, as this edition covers most of the Body of Knowledge required for ASQ certification. It’s everything you need, now and throughout your career, to ensure quality management success. Continue reading