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Fundamentals of Management: Asia Pacific Edition with Online Study Tools 12 months: Asia Pacific Edition with Student Resource Access 12 Months Paperback – 10 February 2012

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Part 1: Introduction to management 1. The changing world of management Appendix to Chapter 1: Historical perspectives of management Part 2: The environment of management 2. The environment and corporate culture 3. Managing in a global environment 4. Ethics, social responsibility and sustainable development Part 3: Planning 5. Organisational planning and goal setting 6. Strategy formulation and implementation Appendix to Chapter 6: Managerial decision making Part 4: Organising 7. Fundamentals of organising 8. Managing change to achieve performance 9. Human resource management Part 5: Leading 10. Leading in organisations 11. Motivation 12. Communication in organisations 13. Teamwork in organisations Part 6: Controlling 14. Managerial and quality control Capstone chapter: Making effective management happen

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Danny A. Samson, B.E., Ph.D., is Professor of Management and was Head of the Department of Management at the University of Melbourne, where he has also been Associate Dean (Development) of the Faculty of Economics and Commerce and Director of the Foundation for Sustainable Economic Development and the Centre for Manufacturing Management. Professor Samson has been a member of a number of boards of directors, committees and industry bodies, including appointments as a member of the TAC Board, Australian Manufacturing Council and the Commonwealth Government Industry Task Force on Leadership and Management (Karpin committee). He has written eight books in the fields of decision analysis, manufacturing and production strategy, strategy, e-business and technology management.

Richard L. Daft is the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr., Professor of Management in the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Daft specializes in the study of organization theory and leadership and is a fellow of the Academy of Management. He has served on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly and Journal of Management Education. He has been the associate editor-in-chief of Organization Science and served for three years as associate editor of Administrative Science Quarterly. Dr. Daft has authored or co-authored 14 books and written dozens of scholarly articles, papers and chapters in academic books. A noted expert in organization behavior and organization design, Dr. Daft is one of today's most highly cited academics in the fields of economics and business.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ CENGAGE AUSTRALIA; 4th edition (10 February 2012)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 712 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0170192989
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0170192989
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 21.7 x 2.5 x 25.4 cm

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