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Management Today

Management Today

Second Edition

November 2023 | 680 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Integrating core management concepts with evidence-based research and strategies, Management Today, Second Edition provides students of all backgrounds with the foundations they need to start and enhance their careers. Authors Terri A. Scandura and Frankie J. Weinberg share their experiences as active researchers and award-winning teachers throughout the book to engage and inspire the next generation of managers. Students can apply what they have learned through self-assessments, reflection exercises, and experiential activities.

Real-world case studies explore business scenarios students may encounter throughout their own careers. Practical, concise, and founded upon cutting edge research, this text equips students with the necessary skills to become impactful members of today's business world.
Part I: Becoming A Manager
Chapter 1: The Evolution of Management Thought
Chapter 2: Ethics and Social Responsibility
Part II: Planning
Chapter 3: Decision Making and Analytics
Chapter 4: Organizational Culture and Planning
Chapter 5: Strategic Management and Planning
Part III: Organizing
Chapter 6: Organizational Design
Chapter 7: Communication Systems
Chapter 8: Human Resource Systems
Part IV: Leading
Chapter 9: Individual Differences
Chapter 10: Diversity
Chapter 11: Motivation
Chapter 12: Teams
Chapter 13: Leadership
Part V: Controlling
Chapter 14: Budget Control
Chapter 15: Management Control Systems and Technology


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"Excellent resource book that I always recommend, in addition, the students are very satisfied with the book."

Theresa Maia
Florida Atlantic University

"This is a solid entry level book that could also be used in more advanced classes because it covers a wealth of material."

Frank A. Liselli
Farmingdale State College

"This book provides good examples and cases that bring the content to life."

Lucy R. Ford
Saint Joseph's University

"A good overview of management. Research based with good pedagogy."

Elizabeth Cooper
University of Rhode Island

"I use this book as a complement for the Management class. It is an excellent book with great examples."

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Midway University