G E N E R A L B U S I N E S S M A N A G E M E N T M A R K E T I N G E C O N O M I C S A C C O U N T I N G
Florida International University
New for 2008,
addresses how Internet- and intranet-based technologies are transforming how managers run companies.The text program highlights new skills future managers will need forplanning, organizing, and managing inter-unit relations. Chapterobjectives are introduced through the authors’ unique behaviorallearning model,
Learn It, Practice It,
Each objective iscarried through these directives, providing a multi-step approach tolearning that engages students and reinforces real-world application.
includes a fully integrated technology programdesigned speciﬁcally for the text.
LIVE is an Internetbased simulation that reinforces and reviews key topics from eachchapter. Organized according to the three learning objectives outlinedin the text, the simulation prompts students to consider chapterconcepts through topic reviews, quizzes, case-based questions, andscenario-based videos.
in the text direct students torelated
LIVE content available online.
use real-world scenarios to introducemanagement themes and engage students. Vignettes feature bothlarge and small organizations, and include such well-knowncompanies as Whirlpool, Saturn, and Mercury Interactive.
Improving Your Skills
feature provide students tips and examples onmastering a variety of management skills related to delegating,franchising, and leading.
Window on Managing Now!
boxed inserts explore how real-worldcompanies are keeping pace with technological developments andevolving work environments.
boxed inserts refer students back to the openingvignettes to illustrate how chapter concepts are being applied inreal-world situations.
End-of-chapter pedagogy includes bulleted
Chapter Summaries,Discussion Questions, Experiential Exercises,
Instructor Website • Online Instructor’s Resource Manual • Eduspace •Blackboard/WebCT Cartridge • HM Testing (Powered by Diploma™) • DVD •Student Website • Managing Now! LIVE Simulation • Multimedia eBook(available with Eduspace)
Note: Each chapter includes a Chapter Summary, Discussion Questions, and Experiential Exercises.
I. The Environment of Managing Now
Managing and the Evolution of Management • Ethical and Social Issues •Managing in a Global Environment • Managing Entrepreneurship andInnovation
II. Information and Decision Making Now
Information and Knowledge Management • Decision Making Now •Appendix: Quantitative Decision-Making Aids
III. Planning and Controlling Now
Planning and Strategic Management • Controlling • Managing Operationsand Supply Chains
IV. Organizing Now
Organizing • Designing and Changing Organizations • Human ResourceManagement
V. Leading Now
Leading • Motivating Employees • Improving Communication • BuildingTeamwork, Community and Culture • Managing Trust and Collaboration
For complete tables of contents and supplement descriptions, visit business.college.hmco.com
Principles of Management