Review of Management by Stephen P. Robbins and Mary A. Coulter (11th edition)
Management is a comprehensive textbook that covers the essential topics and skills for managers in today's dynamic and complex organizations. The book is written by Stephen P. Robbins and Mary A. Coulter, two renowned authors and experts in the field of management. The 11th edition of Management has been updated and revised to reflect the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities facing managers in the 21st century.
The book is organized into four parts: Part 1 introduces the foundations of management, including the historical background, the current environment, and the basic functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. Part 2 focuses on managing individuals and groups, covering topics such as diversity, motivation, communication, teamwork, leadership styles, and organizational culture. Part 3 explores managing organizational processes, such as decision making, innovation, change, quality, operations, and supply chain management. Part 4 examines managing strategic issues, such as globalization, ethics, social responsibility, sustainability, and corporate governance.
One of the strengths of Management is its practical and relevant approach to teaching management concepts and skills. The book features numerous examples and cases from real-world organizations that illustrate how managers apply the theories and tools discussed in the text. The book also provides various pedagogical aids to enhance student learning and engagement, such as learning objectives, key terms, summaries, review questions, critical thinking exercises, self-assessments, skill-building activities, video cases, and multiple choice questions (mcq).
Management by Stephen P. Robbins and Mary A. Coulter is a valuable resource for students who want to learn the fundamentals of management and prepare themselves for the challenges and opportunities of managing in today's global and diverse organizations.
One of the unique features of Management is its online learning platform, Pearson Horizon, which offers students and instructors a variety of interactive and engaging resources to enhance their learning experience. Pearson Horizon includes eText, a digital version of the book that allows students to access the content anytime and anywhere, as well as to highlight, bookmark, and take notes. Pearson Horizon also includes MyLab Management, an online homework and assessment tool that provides students with personalized feedback and practice on key management concepts and skills. MyLab Management also includes mcq that test students' understanding and application of the material covered in each chapter.
Management by Stephen P. Robbins and Mary A. Coulter is a well-written, well-organized, and well-supported textbook that provides students with a solid foundation and a practical perspective on management. The book is suitable for undergraduate and graduate courses in management, as well as for professionals who want to update their knowledge and skills in this dynamic and challenging field. 061ffe29dd