Management / Ricky W. Griffin.
By: Griffin, Ricky W.Material type: TextPublisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., c2002Edition: 7th ed.Description: xxxiv, 765 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.ISBN: 0618113606; 9780618113606.Subject(s): ManagementDDC classification: 658 Online resources: WorldCat details
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A variety of multi-media instructional aids, including a Web site, are available to supplement the text.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Table of contents pt. 1. An introduction to management --
Manging and the manager's job --
Traditional and contemporary issues and challenges --
pt. 2. The environmental context of management --
The environment of organizations and managers --
The ethical and social environment --
The global environment --
The cultural and multicultural environment --
pt. 3. Planning and decision making --
Basic elements of planning and decision making --
Managing strategy and strategic planning --
Managing decision making and problem solving --
Managing new venture formation and entrepreneurship --
pt. 4. The organizing process --
Basic elements of organizing --
Managing organization design --
Managing organization change and innovation --
Managing human resources in organizations --
pt. 5. The leading process --
Basic elements of individual behavior in organizations --
Managing employee motivation and performance --
Managing leadership and influence processes --
Managing interpersonal relations and communication --
Managing work groups and teams --
pt. 6. The controlling process --
Basic elements of control --
Managing operations, quality, and productivity --
Manging information and information technology.