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Author Davidson, Paul, 1948- author

Title Management / Paul Davidson, Ricky W. Griffin with contributions by: Alison Baxter ... [and others]
Edition Third Australasian edition
Published Milton, Qld. : John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd., 2006


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  658.00994 Dav/Maa 2005  AVAILABLE
 W'BOOL  658.00994 Dav/Maa 2005  AVAILABLE
Description xxii, 817 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
regular print
Contents Part One. An introduction to management -- 1. Managing and the manger's job -- 2. Traditional and contemporary issues and challenges -- Part Two. The context of management -- 3. The environmental context of management -- 4. The ethical and social context of management -- 5. Managing workforce diversity and equity in organisations -- 6. The global context of management -- Part Three. Planning and decision-making -- 7. Managing risk and planning -- 8. Managing strategy and strategic planning -- 9. Decision-making and problem solving -- 10. Managing entrepreneurship and new venture formation -- Part Four. The organising process -- 11. Elements of organising -- 12. Managing organisational design -- 13. Managing organisational change and innovation -- 14. Managing human resources in organisations -- Part Five. The leading process -- 15. Managing individual behaviour in organisations -- 16. Motivating employee performance -- 17. Leadership and influence processes -- 18. Managing interpersonal relations and communication -- 19. Managing group and team processes -- Part Six. The controlling process -- 20. Managing control in organisations -- 21. Managing quality in organisations -- 22. Managing information and information technology -- Appendix. Tools for planning and decision-making; Interpretations of skill self-assessment
Summary Emphasises the importance of ethics in internal and external business environments, acknowledges diversity in the workforce, and the need to manage information technology, knowledge, and quality to achieve organisational goals
Notes Previous ed.: Management: an Australian perspective, 2003
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Executives -- Australasia.
Strategic planning -- Australasia.
Management -- Australasia.
Author Griffin, Ricky W., author
Baxter, Alison, contributor
Dew, Robert, contributor
Dibben, Mark, contributor
Fermelis, Jan, contributor
French, Erica, contributor
Galvin, Peter, contributor
Hine, Damian, contributor
Millett, Bruce, contributor
Sisley, Richard, contributor
Woods, Peter, contributor
Mansour, Peter, contributor
Millar, Gary, contributor
Davidson, Paul. Management : an Australasian perspective
LC no. 00002669
ISBN 9780470806920 (paperback)
0470806923 (paperback)
Other Titles Management : an Australasian perspective