Description : Organizational success depends on the continuous improvement of staff performance at al levels. People constitute the real competitive advantage in business and industries of all types. Enhancing the performance of your people and ultimately your organization depends on the continuous improvement of staff at all levels. An effective Performance Management system is essential to help employees perform at their best and align their contributions with the goals, values, and initiatives of the organization. Performance Management presents managers and supervisors with a clear model they can follow to plan, monitor, analyze, and maintain a satisfying process of performance improvement for their staff. Designed for readers to apply what they are learning to their current job responsibilities, this book offers exercises and assessments to determine your readiness to implement performance management. It also illustrates strategies for developing the crucial communication skills of coaching, problem solving, and giving feedback while teaching methods for linking organization and personal goals. By demystifying the role of performance management techniques, Performance Management provides the knowledge and tools to design and implement a workable system that benefits the organization and inspires employees to manage their own performance. This is an ebook version of the AMA Self-Study course. If you want to take the course for credit you need to either purchase a hard copy of the course through amaselfstudy.org or purchase an online version of the course through www.flexstudy.com.
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 : Key tools for developing a human resources plan based on organizational needs. Fundamentals of Human Resources Management, Fourth Edition is a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to virtually every aspect of human resources management from understanding the basic HR functions to using the Web for recruiting and selecting the latest HRIS. Whether new to the profession or a newly promoted professional, students will find in this book all the information and skills they need to do their job and make a positive impact in their organization. Readers will learn how to: • Answer the human resource challenges of diversity, alternative work arrangements, workforce literacy and globalization • Advocate for strategic partnering by building strong business relationships within your organization • Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of internet recruiting • Identify the role of contingent workers and how they fit in staffing plans • Select and use a Human Resource Information System (HRIS) • Implement the components of a results-based performance management plan • Recruit, select, interview, and hire more qualified employees in full compliance with Federal and State laws • Write job descriptions and specifications; develop cost-effective, competitive compensation and benefits programs • Write policies and procedures manuals and employee handbooks • Evaluate training options to implement optimal training opportunities for all workers • Develop a mentoring program to aid in succession planning. This is an ebook version of the AMA Self-Study course. If you want to take the course for credit you need to either purchase a hard copy of the course through amaselfstudy.org or purchase an online version of the course through www.flexstudy.com.
Description : This collection explores historical and present-day issues in education management, the training and development of leaders, and their roles in leading people and managing resources, and provides a focus on the major management issues which are current throughout the education world.The articles reprinted here include the management of applied individual psychology; organizational psychology; individual, interpersonal and group interaction; personality theory; leadership theory and organization theory.
Description : The complexities of change in today's business environment can be overwhelming for organisations. The pressures of deregulation, privatisation, tax change, social renewal and globalisation have compelled organisations to change in order to remain competitive. Managing Organisational Change 3rd Australasian edition, weaves together the research, models and practical examples that shape change management studies. It explains basic concepts and theoretical approaches and their practical application to organisations, and is well structured to suit a one semester course.
Description : Managemet : Foundations and Applications, 1st Asia - Pacific edition is a more concise version of the popular text Management, 4th Asia - Pacific adition, which is also published by Wiley. The 15 chapters of this edition cover key topics typically taught in a 12- or 13- week teaching semester. Joining the autohr team and enhancing this editions's critical analysis of mamangement theory and applications are the best-selling authors from another of the Wiley's undergraduate introductory management texts - Management: Core Concepts and Applications, 2nd Australasian edition ( Davidson et al.). This text has a strong emphasis on the importance of the Asian region to contemporary Australian and New Zealand organistations, both during the crisis and in its aftermath. Of course, Management: Foundations and Applications, 1st Asia- Pacific edition also retains the features that make its larger 'parent' text so popular with students and lecturers: 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 the terms of preserving the wealfare of future generations the Career Readliness Workbook at the end of the book, which includes a range of individual and group activities to encourage the practical application of management theory. With its clear insights into the dynamics of management in the workplace of today and future, Management: Foundations and Apllications,1st Asia - Pacific edition provides a sound babsis for the contemporary undergraduate study of introductory management.
Description : Contemporary Strategic Management, 1st edition, is an Australasian adaptation of Robert Grant's successful text. With an emphasis on competitive advantage, this text provides students with an up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of core topics and concepts including the impact of the global financial crisis. With examples from Australia, New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region, the text has been written in a lively and engaging manner to promote student learning and understanding. Consideration is given to all types of organisations, including public sector organisations, and steers away from an excessive focus on large organisations. The text also incorporates up-to-date detailed cases on Australasian organisations, such as Cascade Brewery Company, Malaysian Airlines and Bunnings Warehouse.
Description : With the same contemporary approach and dynamic examples that made previous editions so popular, FUNDAMENTALS OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, 14e continues to provide students with a focused understanding of today's corporate finance and financial management. This market-leading text offers a unique balance of clear concepts, contemporary theory, and practical applications in order to help students understand the concepts and reasons behind corporate budgeting, financing, working capital decision making, forecasting, valuation, and Time Value of Money (TVM). Offering the most cutting-edge coverage available, the Fourteenth Edition includes discussions of the federal debt, the ongoing recovery of financial markets, and the European debt crisis. Numerous practical examples, Quick Questions, and Integrated Cases demonstrate theory in action. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.