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Best Practices for the Modern Workplace

Second Edition


January 2024 | SAGE Publications, Inc
About Management Today, Second Edition

Integrating core management concepts with evidence-based research and strategies, Management Today, Second Edition provides students of all backgrounds with the foundations they need to start and enhance their careers. Authors Terri A. Scandura and Frankie J. Weinberg share their experiences as active researchers and award-winning teachers to engage and inspire the next generation of managers.

About Management Today - Vantage Learning Platform, Second Edition

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Part I: Becoming A Manager
 
Chapter 1: The Evolution of Management Thought
 
Chapter 2: Ethics and Social Responsibility
 
Part II: Planning
 
Chapter 3: Decision Making and Analytics
 
Chapter 4: Organizational Culture and Planning
 
Chapter 5: Strategic Management and Planning
 
Part III: Organizing
 
Chapter 6: Organizational Design
 
Chapter 7: Communication Systems
 
Chapter 8: Human Resource Systems
 
Part IV: Leading
 
Chapter 9: Individual Differences
 
Chapter 10: Diversity
 
Chapter 11: Motivation
 
Chapter 12: Teams
 
Chapter 13: Leadership
 
Part V: Controlling
 
Chapter 14: Budget Control
 
Chapter 15: Management Control Systems and Technology

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KEY FEATURES OF MANAGEMENT TODAY, SECOND EDITION

New to this Edition:
  • 26 new case studies feature diverse organizations such as ChatGPT, TikTok, Duolingo, and Forever 21.
  • Updated research on current topics such as corporate social responsibility, the impacts of Covid-19 on the future of work, AI, self-managed work teams, strategic management, and prosocial development.
  • An expanded discussion of diversity, equity, and inclusion explores cutting-edge research on diversity management strategies, psychological safety, and belonging.
  • New coverage of key leadership concepts such as shared leadership, adaptive leadership, and leader-member exchange.
  • Updated and expanded content on technology, data, and data analytics and its impact on controls.
Key Features:
  • The author team brings over 35 years of experience teaching management, leadership, ethics, strategy, organizational behavior, negotiation, and an array of business topics, and practical experience as consultants within and outside their universities.
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  • Careers in Management features encourage students to explore careers in management with each chapter focusing on careers within that chapter’s area.
  • Fact or Fiction features illustrate provocative issues that students can debate in class or online.
  • Current Case Studies engage students with topics they are familiar with and want to learn more about.
  • All materials are tied to the AACSB standards.

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