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The sixth edition of this market leading text continues to raise the standard through its cutting-edge presentation of managerial thought, carefully developed applications, and innovative technology components. Richard Daft seamlessly integrates the new workplace with traditional management concepts to show what influences and guides managerial action in today's organizations. To illustrate the conceptual material and engage the reader, Daft includes diverse examples, exercises, applications in every chapter. Through each edition, Management has continued to build an outstanding reputation with instructors for its quality, topic selection, applications, and authorship.
Richard L. Daft is the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr., Professor of Management in the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University.
Table of Contents
PART 1 INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT
Managing the New Workplace
Historical Foundations of Management
PART 2 THE ENVIRONMENT OF MANAGEMENT
The Environment and Corporate Culture
Managing in a Global Environment
Managerial Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
Small Business and Internet Start-Ups
PART 3 PLANNING
Organizational Planning and Goal Setting
Strategy Formulation and Implementation
Managerial Decision Making
PART 4 ORGANIZING
Fundamentals of Organizing
Using Structural Design to Achieve Strategic Goals