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Management Foundations and Applications 1E Asia Pacific iStudy Version 2:

Management Foundations and Applications 1E Asia Pacific iStudy Version 2:

John R. Schermerhorn Jr., Paul Davidson, David Poole, Alan Simon, Peter Woods, So Ling Chau

ISBN: 978-1-742-16634-6

Sep 2010

495 pages


Managemet : Foundations and Applications, 1st Asia - Pacific edition is a more concise version of the popular text Management, 4th Asia - Pacific adition, which is also published by Wiley. The 15 chapters of this edition cover key topics typically taught in a 12- or 13- week teaching semester.

Joining the autohr team and enhancing this editions's critical analysis of mamangement theory and applications are the best-selling authors from another of the Wiley's undergraduate introductory management texts - Management: Core Concepts and Applications, 2nd Australasian edition ( Davidson et al.).

This text has a strong emphasis on the importance of the Asian region to contemporary Australian and New Zealand organistations, both during the crisis and in its aftermath.

Of course, Management: Foundations and Applications, 1st Asia- Pacific edition also retains the features that make its larger 'parent' text so popular with students and lecturers:

  • A balanced coverage of small to medium-sized enterprises and larger multinational corporations
  • an emphasis on the need for business activities to be sustainable in the terms of preserving the wealfare of future generations
  •  the Career Readliness Workbook at the end of the book, which includes a range of individual and group activities to encourage the practical application of management theory.

With its clear insights into the dynamics of management in the workplace of today and future, Management: Foundations and Apllications,1st Asia - Pacific edition provides a sound babsis for the contemporary undergraduate study of introductory management.

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Chapter 1 The contemporary workplace.

Chapter 2 Environment and diversity.

Chapter 3 Information and decision making.

Chapter 4 Historical foundations of management.

Chapter 5 International dimensions of management.

Chapter 6 Ethical behaviour and social responsibility.

Chapter 7 Planning.

Chapter 8 Controlling.

Chapter 9 Strategic management.

Chapter 10 Organising.

Chapter 11 Human resource management.

Chapter 12 Leading.

Chapter 13 Motivation and rewards.

Chapter 14 Communication and interpersonal skills.

Chapter 15 Leading and managing change.

Career Readiness Workbook.

Assignment writing.

Research and presentation projects.

Exercises in teamwork.