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Management, 11th Edition, Ricky W. Griffin

Management, 11th Edition

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

Essentials of Strategic Management: The Quest for Competitive Advantage, 3rd Edition, John Gamble

Essentials of Strategic Management The Quest for Competitive Advantage, 3rd Edition

Essentials of Strategic Management responds head-on to the growing requests by business faculty for a concisely-written strategic management text that’s robust and theory-driven and supported with a compelling collection of cases. This text was written with four objectives in mind:
1) Although relatively brief in length, the text provides students with an up-to-date and thorough understanding of essential strategic management concepts and analytic tools;
2) It simplifies the task of demonstrating student learning through course embedded assessment;
3) The concepts are supported by contemporary, well-written cases involving headline strategic issues; and lastly,
4) The text serves as the theoretical foundation of a teaching approach incorporating a business strategy simulation. Continue reading