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Author Williams, Chuck

Title MGMT3
Edition 3rd ed
Published Melbourne : Cengage Learning Australia, 2016


Description 1 online resource (416 pages)
Contents Prelims; Brief contents; Contents; Guide to the text ; Guide to the online resources ; Chapter 1; Introduction to management; Management is ... ; Management functions; Kinds of managers; Managerial roles; What companies look for in managers; Mistakes managers make; The transition to management: the first year; Competitive advantage through people; Chapter 2; Chapter 2 History of management; In the beginning; The origins of management; The evolution of management; Scientific management; Bureaucratic and administrative management; Human relations management
Operations, information, systems and contingency managementChapter 3; Chapter 3 Organisational environments and cultures; External environments; Changing environments; General environment; Specific environment; Making sense of changing environments; Internal environments; Organisational cultures: creation, success and change; Chapter 4; Chapter 4 Ethics and social responsibility; What is ethical and unethical workplace behaviour?; Workplace deviance; Regulations; How do you make ethical decisions?; Influences on ethical decision making; Practical steps to ethical decision making
What is social responsibility?To whom are organisations socially responsible?; For what are organisations socially responsible?; Responses to demands for social responsibility; Social responsibility and economic performance; Part 1 -- Chapters 1-4; Chapter 5; Chapter 5 Planning and decision making; Planning; Benefits and pitfalls of planning; How to make a plan that works; Planning from top to bottom; What is rational decision making?; Steps and limits to rational decision making; Using groups to improve decision making; Chapter 6; Chapter 6 Organisational strategy
Basics of organisational strategyWhat is strategy?; Sustainable competitive advantage; Strategy-making process; Corporate-, industry- and firm-level strategies; Corporate-level strategies; Industry-level strategies; Firm-level strategies; Chapter 7; Chapter 7 Innovation and change; Organisational innovation; The difference between change and innovation; Why innovation matters; Managing innovation; Organisational decline: the risk of not changing; Managing change; Chapter 8; Chapter 8 Global management; What is globalisation?; What is global business?
Global business, trade rules and trade agreementsHow to go global; Consistency or adaptation?; Forms of global business; Where to go global; ; Becoming aware of cultural differences; Preparing for an international assignment; Part 2 -- Chapters 5-8; Chapter 9; Chapter 9 Designing adaptive organisations; Organising; Structure and process; Designing organisational structures; Departmentalisation ; Organisational authority; Job design ; Designing organisational processes; Intra-organisational processes; Inter-organisational processes; Chapter 10; Chapter 10 Managing teams; Why work teams?
Summary A new approach to learning the principles of management, MGMT 3 is the third Asia-Pacific edition of a proven, innovative solution to enhance the learning experience. Concise yet complete coverage supported by a suite of online learning aids equips students with the tools required to successfully undertake an introductory management course. Paving a new way to both teach and learn, MGMT 3 is designed to truly connect with today's busy, tech-savvy student. Students have access to online interactive quizzing, videos, podcasts, flashcards, case studies, games and more. An accessible, easy-to-read
Notes The good and bad of using teams
Print version record
Subject Management.
Management -- Pacific Area -- Textbooks
Leadership -- Pacific Area -- Textbooks
Organization -- Textbooks
Pacific Area
Genre/Form Textbooks
Form Electronic book
Author McWilliams, Alan
Lawrence, Rob
ISBN 9780170279093