Essentials of Contemporary Management, 6th Edition

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Essentials of Contemporary Management, 6th Edition

Gareth R. Jones, Jennifer M. George, "Essentials of Contemporary Management, 6th Edition"
English | ISBN: 0077862538 | 2014 | 588 pages | PDF | 21 MB

Jones/George, Essentials of Contemporary Management is the concise edition of Contemporary Management. Jones and George are dedicated to the challenge of &#8220Making It Real“ for students. The authors present management in a way that keeps it relevant to students even if they lack exposure to a &#8220real-life” management context. This is accomplished thru a diverse set of examples and the most popular feature of the text, &#8220Manager as a Person&#8221 (Ch. 2). This chapter discusses managers as real people with their own personalities, strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and problems. This theme is carried thru-out the remaining chapters. Discussions take place regarding the importance of Management Competenciesthe specific set of skills, abilities, and experiences that gives one manager the ability to perform at a higher level than another in a specific context. The themes of diversity, ethics, globalization, and information technology are integrated throughout.