Management Fundamentals: Concepts, Applications, and Skill Development

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Praised as the greatest source of quality and quantity of application and skill development experiential learning!

Packed with experiential exercises, self-assessments, and group activities, the Eighth Edition of Management Fundamentals helps students develop essential management skills they can use in their personal and professional lives. Bestselling author Robert N. Lussier uses the most current cases and examples to illustrate management concepts in today’s ever-changing business world. This fully updated new edition provides in-depth coverage of key AACSB topics such as diversity, ethics, technology, and globalization. 

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  • New case studies highlight contemporary challenges and opportunities facing managers at well-known organizations such as Whole Foods, Wells Fargo, and the Chicago Cubs. 
  • The book is completely updated with hundreds of new references and examples.
  • Expanded and updated Trends and Issues sections explore timely topics such as the changing nature of work, managing multiple generations, and virtual teams. 
  • All of the Applying the Concept boxes are new and engage students in applying the concepts to their own experiences and provide situational analysis opportunities to develop critical thinking skills.

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About the Author:

Robert N. Lussier is a professor of management at Springfield College. Through teaching management courses for more than 25 years, he has developed innovative methods for applying concepts and developing skills that can be used both personally and professionally. A prolific writer, Dr. Lussier has more than 425 publications to his credit, including Management 7e (SAGE), Human Relations 10e (McGraw-Hill), and Leadership 6e (South Western/Cengage) and has published in top tier academic journals. He holds a bachelor of science in business administration from Salem State College, master’s degrees in business and education from Suffolk University, and a doctorate in management from the University of New Haven. He served as founding director of Israel Programs and has taught courses in Israel.

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"Dr. Lussier’s commitment to the teaching process is evident throughout the book. His implementation of application and skill building tools is well designed and student-friendly. All in all, his efforts will benefit all who use them." 

-- Violet Zlatar-Christopher

"We are in a huge, fast paced global economy. To lead, develop, and strengthen any business toward positive and sustainable progression and growth in such an environment, integral concepts of management fundamentals must be understood. Robert Lussier brings together all of the important basics needed for business and industry leaders in his wonderful new Eighth Edition of Management Fundamentals. This book is essential for understanding concepts, applications, and skill development."  

-- Michael E. Cox

"I′m always impressed with how responsive Lussier and the editorial team are in incorporating feedback from faculty in the revisions for new editions. In doing so, each new edition provides not only updated content, examples, and references, but also improved alignment with the changing needs of both teachers and learners."

-- Eric S. Ecklund

"Dr. Lussier is an exceptional author and educator. His insights always make me think and his writing inspires me. . . . If my colleagues are not using his textbooks, they are missing out on beneficial information to share with their students." 

-- Carl Blencke

"Management Fundamentals is one of the foremost and comprehensive textbooks written on the subject. The textbook enriches the business management curriculum and is useful for skill development and application."   

-- Charles J. Mambula

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