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.
Now in its fourth edition, this tried-and-tested guide for both students and practitioners combines a rigorous theoretical grounding with practical insights into every aspect of the organizing and running of events. Presented in two engaging parts: Part 1 provides a comprehensive overview of the events business including market demand for events, the role of suppliers and the social and economic impact of the event business. Part 2 focuses on aspects of event organization including planning an event, financial management, logistics, legal aspects, marketing, public relations and legacies. The text considers event management from an international perspective, with a particular focus on Europe but also encompassing the Middle East and Africa. Successful Event Management is essential reading for all undergraduate and post-graduate event management students and is also an ideal resource for active practitioners looking for both a practical guide and a rigorous overview of the subject.
Change Management is a crucial process for gaining the competitive advantage that is the goal of many organisations. This 5th edition of Organisational Change: Development and Transformation has been comprehensively revised to fully explain change management from the perspectives of organisational development and organisational transformation.
Management of Occupational Health and Safety, Sixth Edition, is the bestselling text for the Health and Safety course in the Human Resources program. Throughout the text, we have provided the reader with current examples, clear definitions of technical terms, and links to the vast amount of information found on the Web. Management of Occupational Health and Safety, as part of The Nelson Series in Human Resources Management, is the best source in Canada for consistent, reliable, valid, and current knowledge about HRM practices.
Bringing a sharp awareness of the turbulence of global business and change, Thompson, Scott and Martin present a comprehensive introduction to modern strategy. Secure your understanding of tomorrow’s business world using this established yet forward-looking textbook and its host of dynamic learning features.
About the Author
Frank Martin is a Senior Teaching Fellow in Entrepreneurship in the Business & Organisation Division at the University of Stirling. He is also a Senior Honorary Research Fellow John L Thompson is Professor of Strategic Management at the University of Huddersfield, UK.