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eText: 
ISBN-13 9781111547622ISBN-10 1111547629
Print: 
ISBN-10 0538478233ISBN-13 9780538478236
Author(s): DuBrin
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 720
Description

Focus on the fundamental principles and practices of effective management today with DuBrin's comprehensive, yet concise, ESSENTIALS OF MANAGEMENT, 9E. This brief but thorough new edition functions both as a solid introduction for new students or an in-depth review of core concepts and the latest research and applications for working professionals.
Written from the first edition as an essentials text, this book is not a condensation of a larger text, but provides concise, complete coverage that clearly translates the latest research, theories, and management experiences into actual practice. The author's proven functional approach introduces the role of a manager and today's managerial environment before exploring critical topics in planning, organizing, leading, and control. This edition addresses emerging issues, such as sustainability and environmental concerns, management in difficult times, employee morale, diverse workforces, and teamwork. New coverage of ethics, personal productivity, the latest information technology, and decision making are also included.
Compelling, memorable examples show how leaders effectively apply principles of management in a wide variety of business settings. New action features, new online skill builders, new cases and video cases work with proven exercises and self-assessment quizzes to help readers develop the managerial, interpersonal, and technical skills necessary for outstanding career success.
Help your students acquire the knowledge and skills to manage, lead, and successfully compete in today's rapidly changing business environment with DuBrin's ESSENTIALS OF MANAGEMENT, 9E.

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