Language : English
Published : 2016-03-16
Pages : 768
Management 12th Edition
Welcome to our 12th edition. Thank you to everyone who has used and learned from previous editions. We are proud to present to you our newest and most exciting edition.
Our Mission with this text hasn’t changed from that of our previous editions: to inform, instruct, and inspire. We hope to inform by providing descriptions of the important concepts and practices of modern management. We hope to instruct by describing how you can take action on the ideas discussed. We hope to inspire not only writing in an interesting and Optimistic way but also by providing a real sense of the opportunities ahead of you.Whether your goal is starting your own company, leading a team to greatness, building a strong organization, delighting your customers, or generally forging a positive,and sustainable future, we want to inspire you to take constructive actions.
This text will combine the disciplines of the internationally recognised Project Management Body of Knowledge with the practical techniques that are used in the project profession in Australia today. [Insert with code for 12 months student online access]
A new approach to learning the principles of management, MGMT 2 is the second 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 2 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 text along with tear out review cards completes a package which helps students to learn important concepts faster. MGMT 2 delivers a fresh approach to give students what they need and want in a text.
The second edition of this text has been thoroughly updated, continuing its strong emphasis on the importance of the Asian region to contemporary Australian and New Zealand organisations. Many Asian case examples are featured to illustrate key management concepts, and these provide a useful basis for comparison with management practices in Australia and New Zealand. Numerous practical examples throughout the text highlight contemporary management issues, such as: * workplace diversity * sustainability * ethics/corporate social responsibility * the impact of technology * innovation in the workplace * globalisation * employee engagement * flexible working arrangements * work-life balance * generational issues in the workplace * skills shortages in various industries * the importance of effective employee recruitment and training * organisational culture * workforce flexibility and casualisation * the ’24/7′ nature of contemporary communication technology, including social media * outsourcing Management, Foundation and Applications, 2nd Asia-Pacific edition, has also retained the features that made its previous edition so popular with students and lecturers, including the Career Readiness Workbook activities at the end of the book, and the accompanying Interactive Study Guide with its vast array of multimedia resources.