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 : Effective development and management of a supply chain network is an invaluable source of sustainable advantage in today’s turbulent global marketplace, where demand is difficult to predict and supply chains need to be more flexible as a result. This updated 4th edition of the bestselling Logistics and Supply Chain Management is a clear-headed guide to all the key topics in an integrated approach to supply chains, including: • The link between logistics and customer value. • Logistics and the bottom line measuring costs and performance. • Creating a responsive supply chain. • Managing the global pipeline. • Managing supply chain relationships. • Managing risk in the supply chain. • Matching supply and demand. • Creating a sustainable supply chain. • Product design in the supply chain.
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 : Hone your management strategy and skills for long-term success—the McKinsey Way Two books in one eBook package! The international bestseller The McKinsey Way provides a through-the-keyhole look at McKinsey & Company, the world’s leading management consulting firm. The McKinsey Mind reveals the hands-on secrets behind the firm’s success—and explains how executives from any industry can use those tactics to be more proactive and successful in their day-to-day decision-making. Now, McKinsey Management Techniques combines both books into a single ebook—so you can access valuable management lessons of this legendary firm wherever and whenever you have your eBook reader. The McKinsey Way—INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER Get an inside look at how the secretive McKinsey works its magic—and learn how to emulate the firm's well-honed practices in problem solving, communication, and management. This detailed guide teaches you how to think about business problems, solve them, and approach every aspect of a task the McKinsey way. Learn how to: Recruit and mold elite consultants Sell without “selling" Jumpstart research and make brainstorming more productive Keep a team at the top its game Create and deliver powerful presentations The McKinsey Mind The McKinsey Mind reveal the ways in which McKinsey consultants consistently deliver their magic—and how you can apply their lessons to achieve exceptional results in companies from 10 employees to 10,000. Packed with insights and brainstorming exercises for honing your “McKinsey mindset,” this in-depth guidebook helps you: Frame business problems to make them susceptible to rigorous fact-based analysis Use the same fact-based analysis—in conjunction with gut instinct—to make strategic decisions Conduct meaningful interviews and summarize the content of those interviews Analyze the data to find out the "so what" Clearly communicate fact-based solutions to all pertinent decision makers Capture and manage the knowledge in any organization to maximize its value
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 : 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.
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Description : Let’s face it — who among us has only a single project? Multiple projects are the norm, not the exception, and there are very good reasons why this is so. A lot of projects simply aren’t big enough to justify the investment of a full-time project manager: having only one is impractical. Depending on the availability of resources, a multiple project environment can accomplish substantial work while lowering the overhead burden of project management by consolidating processes. In this book, you will learn how to recognize the characteristics and to manage effectively in each of these situations, how to plan and organize your work, how to influence other people who may not report to you in an official supervisory capacity, and how to get results. 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.