Grasp the important themes, perspectives, and theories of the field with CLASSICS OF ORGANIZATION THEORY. This collection of the most enduring works in organization theory, written by distinguished theorists, describes what organization theory is, how it has developed, and how its development has coincided with events and changes in other fields. Continue reading
Prepare for success in management today with this brief, streamlined approach from leading management author Ricky Griffin. FUNDAMENTALS OF MANAGEMENT, 7E offers a strong theoretical and functional framework clearly organized around the functions of management with a concise presentation that offers the flexibility to add cases, exercises or projects. The book’s proven balance of theory and practice incorporates numerous, engaging learning features to help readers develop and strengthen today’s most important management skills. Opening vignettes immediately emphasize the relevance of each chapter’s content, while skill applications and new cases keep readers focused and actively engaged. New features reflect today’s emerging management challenges, including the economic crisis and energy crisis. With FUNDAMENTALS OF MANAGEMENT, 7E, readers quickly find themselves equipped with the confidence of a management professional. Continue reading
Gain a solid understanding of management and the power of innovation in the workplace with Griffin’s MANAGEMENT, 11E. This dynamic book, known for its cutting edge research and memorable examples, takes a functional approach to the process of management with a focus on active planning, leading, organizing and controlling. This book’s reader-friendly approach examines today’s emerging management topics, from the impact of technology and importance of a green business environment to ethical challenges and the need to adapt in changing times. Using a proven successful balance of theory and practice, the author interweaves numerous new and popular cases and learning features as well as hundreds of well-researched examples to vividly demonstrate the importance of strong management to any type of organization. Continue reading
Delivering what we’ve come to expect from this author team, McShane/Von Glinow 6e helps everyone make sense of OB, and provides the conceptual tools to work more effectively in the workplace.
In their new Sixth Edition, McShane and Von Glinow continue the trailblazing innovations that made previous editions of Organizational Behavior recognized and adopted by the new generation of organizational behavior (OB) instructors. The McShane and Von Glinow text is acclaimed for:
• Readability, presentation of current knowledge
• Linking OB concepts and theories with reality
• Strong International/Global orientation
• Contemporary Theory Foundation (without the jargon)
• Active Learning and Critical Thinking Support
• Textbook’s philosophy-OB knowledge is for everyone, not just traditional managers. Continue reading
In its tradition of being an up-to-date, relevant and user-driven textbook, Kreitner and Kinicki’s approach to organizational behavior is based on the authors’ belief that reading a comprehensive textbook is hard work; however, the process should be interesting and sometimes even fun. The authors’ commitment to continuous improvement makes complex ideas understandable through clear and concise explanations, contemporary examples, a visually appealing photo/art program, and/or learning exercises. The authors respond to user feedback by ensuring the text covers the very latest OB research and practices.
Key topics, such as diversity in organisations, ethics, and globalisation, are recommended by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
Wolf branding book cover: Wolves remain a central theme for Kreitner and Kinicki because they view wolves as an instructive and inspiring metaphor for modern Organizational Behavior. Wolves are dedicated team players, great communicators, and adaptable. These are quintessential attributes for success in today’s workplace. Continue reading