Description : Samson/Daft/Donnet's Management is a robust foundation text providing a balance of broad, theoretical content with an engaging, easy-to-understand writing style. It covers the four key management functions - planning, organising, leading and controlling - conveying to students the elements of a manager's working day. Along with current management theory and practice, the authors integrate coverage of innovation, entrepreneurship, agile workplaces, social media and new technology throughout. This sixth edition features a new author on the team and contains updates to content based on recent research. Real-life local and international examples showcase the ongoing changes in the management world. Focusing on a 'skills approach', they bring concepts to life for students, supporting motivation, confidence and mastery. Each part concludes with a contemporary continuing case study, focusing on car company Toyota as it faces managerial challenges and opportunities in the region.
Description : This 4th Asia-Pacific edition of Fundamentals of Management maintains its comprehensive theoretical base while bringing the challenges of management to life with hundreds of real-world examples
Description : This 4th Asia-Pacific edition of Management maintains its comprehensive theoretical base while bringing the challenges of management to life with hundreds of real-world examples.
Description : The fourth edition of this popular text has been throughly updated, continuing its strong emphasis on the importance of the Asian region to contemporary Australian and New Zealand organistations. Many Asian case examples are featured to illustrate key management concepts. Joining the author team for this edition and enhancing this edition's critical analysis of management theory and applications are the best-selling authors from another of Wiley's undergraduate introductory management texts - Management: Core Concepts and Applications, 2nd Australasian edition (Davidson et al.). This new edition also discusses the impact of recent events such as the global financial crisis on the management of organisations, both during the crisis and in its aftermath. Of course, Management, 4th Asia- Pacific edition also retains the features that made it so popular with students and lecturers in the earlier editions: a balanced coverage of small to medium-sized enterprises and larger multinational corporations an emphasis on the need for business activities to be sustainable in terms of preserving the welfare of future generations the Career Readiness Workbook at the end of the book, which includes a range of indiviual and group activities to encourage the practical applications of management theory. Wtih its clear insights into dynamics of management in the workplace of today and the future, Mangement, 4th Asia-Pacific edition provides a sound basis for the contemporary undergraduate study of introductory management.
Description : Given the enormous economic and developmental changes being experienced by nations in the Asia-Pacific region, and the related movement of people between and across countries, it is critical that we better understand the HRM policies and practices of these nations. The latest instalment in the Global HRM series, Managing Human Resources in Asia-Pacific (2E) presents the HRM situations in a number of South-East Asian and Pacific Rim countries, highlighting the growth of the personnel and HR function, the dominant HRM system(s) in the area, the influence of different factors on HRM, and the challenges faced by HR functions in these nations. This edition extends its coverage to Cambodia, Fiji, Indonesia, and the Philippines; a new chapter discusses HR research challenges in the region, such as the transferability of western constructs, problems with data collection, and the emergence of MNEs from Asia Pacific.
Description : Kozier and Erb’s Fundamentals of Nursing prepares students for practice in a range of diverse clinical settings and help them understand what it means to be a competent professional nurse in the twenty-first century. This third Australian edition has once again undergone a rigorous review and writing process. Contemporary changes in the regulation of nursing are reflected in the chapters and the third edition continues to focus on the three core philosophies: Person-centred care, critical thinking and clinical reasoning and cultural safety. Students will develop the knowledge, critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills to deliver care for their patients in ways that signify respect, acceptance, empathy, connectedness, cultural sensitivity and genuine concern.
Description : This publication of School Environment in Africa and Asia Pacific is a continuation of our maiden and second publications, School Environment in Nigeria and the Philippines, published in February 2015, and School Environment in Nigeria, Ghana, and the Philippines, published in March 2017. The philosophy being that since there is a shift from globalization to internationalization and to cross-border education, there is the urgent need to revisit some topical issues in our school environment toward the realization of an internationalized, qualitative, and cross-border teaching and learning, using information and communication technology. It is therefore, based on this, that the Dakar framework for action (UNESCO, 2000) stipulates the use of ICT as one of the major strategies to attain education-for-all (EFA) goals.
Description : The Changing Face of Corruption in the Asia Pacific: Current Perspectives and Future Challenges is a contemporary analysis of corruption in the Asia-Pacific region. Bringing academicians and practitioners together, contributors to this book discuss the current perspectives of corruption’s challenges in both theory and practice, and what the future challenges will be in addressing corruption’s proliferation in the region. Includes viewpoints from both practitioners and academic contributors on corruption in the Asia Pacific region Offers a strong theoretical background together with the practical experience of contributors Explores what the future challenges will be in addressing corruption’s proliferation in the region Aimed at both the academic and professional audience
Description : The increasing dominance of the Asia-Pacific region as a source of international business growth has created a dynamic and complex business environment. For this reason, a sound understanding of regional economies, communities and operational challenges is critical for any international business manager working in a global context. With an emphasis on 'doing business in Asia', Contemporary International Business in the Asia-Pacific Region addresses topics that are driving international business today. Providing content and research that is accessible to local and international students, this text introduces core business concepts and comprehensively covers a range of key areas, including trade and economic development, dimensions of culture, business planning and strategy development, research and marketing, and employee development in cross-cultural contexts. Written by authors with industry experience and academic expertise, Contemporary International Business in the Asia-Pacific Region is an essential resource for students of business and management.