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Jones and George's, Essentials of Contemporary Management, Ninth Edition, provides the most current,concise account of changes taking place in the world of management and management practices while making the text relevant and interesting to students. It mirrors the changes taking place in today's management practice by incorporating recent developments in management theory and research. This text also provides vivid,current examples of how managers of companies, large and small, address the challenges and opportunities they face and how they can effectively meet them.A hallmark of this text is how the authors infuse real managers who seize opportunities, overcome challenges, and effectively manage and lead their organizations in their Manager as a Person feature, allowing students to see real-life management in action. Central to the books' approach,boxed material is seamlessly integrated into the text and an integral part of the learning experience; it is not disembodied from the chapter narrative.
|Publication date:||11th March 2020|
|Author:||Gareth Jones, Jennifer George|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
Gareth Jones received a B.A. in economics psychology and a Ph.D. in management from the University of Lancaster, United Kingdom. He currently is a professor of management in the Lowry Mays College and Graduate School of Business at Texas A&M University. Dr. Jones pursues research interests in strategic management and organizational theory and is well-known for his research that applies transaction cost analysis to explain many forms of strategic and organizational behavior. He also studies the complex and changing relationships between competitive advantage and information technology in the 2010s. He has published many articles in leading journals ...More About Gareth Jones, Jennifer George