Contemporary Management

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9780072896640: Contemporary Management

"Contemporary Management" by Jones and George distinguishes itself through its authorship, comprehensive, current contents, rich and relevant examples and applications and experiential exercises provided in every single chapter. This number 1 best-selling text continues to redefine what principles of management texts should look, sound, and feel like. As an author team Gareth Jones and Jennifer George are uniquely qualified to write about both the strategic and organizational challenges managers face. "Contemporary Management" is a comprehensive text that surveys the theoretical underpinnings of modern management thought and research. Through a variety of examples from an expanded number of small business to medium and large companies it shows the reader how those ideas are used by practicing managers. A hallmark of this text is its focus on the 'Manager as a Person', which discusses managers as real people with their own personalities, strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and problems.

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Prepared by Tom Quirk of Webster University, the study guide has been completely revised and updated with the goal of helping students master course content. Each chapter now includes learning objectives; chapter outline; and matching, true-false, multiple choice, and essay questions, with answer keys including page references to the text.

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A comprehensive text surveying the theoretical underpinnings of modern management thought and research. A variety of real-world examples demonstrate to readers how the ideas are used by practicing managers. Learning aids include topics for group work and practice on the World Wide Web.

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