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21st Century Management: A Reference Handbook

Charles Wankel St. John's University
© 2008   1136 pages   SAGE Publications, Inc   
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Hardcover ISBN: 9781412949729 £255.00
'This handbook is highly recommended for any high school, academic, public or corporate library. Any library will find this to be an invaluable reference tool for their clients. This reference handbook will complement all management reference collections ranging from a basic to an advanced level. Faculty members and teachers will find the handbook and the ancillary material valuable in assisting their students learning about management in the 21st century' - William A. Garrett, Troy University

21st Century Management provides an authoritative insight into the key issues for students in college or on corporate courses with a particular emphasis on the current structure of the topic in the literature, key threads of discussion and research on the topic as well as emerging trends. This resource will assist lecturers in structuring exciting and meaningful papers and presentations that will engage and enthuse their classes.

21st Century Management provides an authoritative reference source that serves students' research needs with more detailed information than encyclopedia entries but not as much jargon, detail or density as a journal article or a research handbook chapter. It also assists readers in deciding on management areas to take elective coursework in or areas to orient themselves towards for a career,

Throughout, the book looks at topics through the prisms of globalization and new information technologies, so issues such as remote leadership are explained. Ethical and ecological approaches to topics such as entrepreneurship reflect cutting-edge interest. This valuable resource:

" Addresses the post-9/11 context and associated security and crisis management issues

" Offers insights into 21st century business issues such as excessive work and outsourcing

" Discusses diversity including gender, ethnic and age

" Includes issues of managing non-profit arts, medical sports and philanthropic organizations in the 21st century.

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" A free online Teaching Resource Guide, available through the SAGE website, provides suggested teaching and learning activities for each chapter to help instructors tie the content of the handbook to courses within the business and management curriculum. The guide provides suggested lecture ideas, homework assignments, ideas for in-class case studies or workshops, team assignments and more.

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