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MindTap® Management, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Griffin's Fundamentals of Management, 8th Edition

  • Ricky Griffin Texas A&M University
  • ISBN-10: 1305274393  |  ISBN-13: 9781305274396
  • Prior Releases: 2014
  • © 2016 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $99.00
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Overview

MindTap™ Management for Griffin's Fundamentals of Management, 8th Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. Access to this product is valid for 6 months of usage.

Features and Benefits

  • Control what content students see and when they see it with a learning path that can be used as-is or matched to your syllabus exactly.
  • Create a unique learning path of relevant readings, multimedia (Interactive Figures, Animated Concepts, and On the Job videos), and activities (Self Assessments, Aplia problem sets and Building Skills Exercises) that move students up the learning taxonomy from basic knowledge and comprehension to analysis, application and critical thinking.
  • Engage activites help students understand the relevance of content and "engage" with it.
  • Connect activities help students master the body of knowledge while "connecting" terms & concepts.
  • Perform acitivities, What Would You Do scenarios help students apply concepts & theories.
  • Lead activities are more advanced cases or video cases where students are encouraged to Think Like a Manager.
  • Integrate your own content into the MindTap Reader using your own documents or pull from sources like RSS feeds, YouTube videos, websites, googledocs and more.
  • Use powerful analytics and reports that provide a snapshot of class progress, time in course, engagement and completion.
  • Empower students with the information to know where they stand at all times – both individually and compared to the highest performers in class.
  • Help students stay organized and efficient with a single destination that reflects exactly what's important to you, the instructor.
  • Automatically grade assignments and quizzes.

Content and Assets

The MindTap Learning Path guides students through readings, multimedia, and activities designed to follow the learning taxonomy from basic knowledge and comprehension up to analysis and application. By hiding, rearranging, or adding your own content, you control what students see and when they see it and match the Learning Path to your course syllabus exactly.


Self- Assessment.
Pre-Test.
Readings.
Animated Concepts.
Interactive Figures.
On the Job videos.
Write Experience.
Assignments.
Aplia problem set.
Building Skills.
Post-test: We'll pick up from CNow.

Alternate Formats

Choose the format that best fits your student's budget and course goals

To customize your learning solution, contact your Learning Consultant for more information.

  • Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 1305274407 | ISBN-13: 9781305274402

    List Price = $99.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $74.25

Learning Resource Bundles

Choose the textbook packaged with the resources that best meet your course and student needs. Contact your Learning Consultant for more information.

ePack: Fundamentals of Management, Loose-leaf Version, 8th + MindTap® Management, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN-10: 1305617290  | ISBN-13: 9781305617292

List Price = $131.95  | CengageBrain Price = $131.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $99.25

This Bundle Includes:

  • Fundamentals of Management
    List Price = $193.95  | CengageBrain Price = $193.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $145.50
  • MindTap® Management, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Griffin's Fundamentals of Management
    List Price = $99.00  | CengageBrain Price = $99.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $99.00


Bundle: Text + MindTap® Management, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card

ISBN-10:  1305617282  | ISBN-13:  9781305617285

List Price = $131.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $99.25

This Bundle Includes:

  • Fundamentals of Management
    List Price = $193.95  | CengageBrain Price = $193.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $145.50
  • MindTap® Management, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
    List Price = $99.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $74.25


ePack: Text + MindTap® Management, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN-10:  130578393X | ISBN-13:  9781305783935

List Price = $289.95  | CengageBrain Price = $289.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $217.75

This Bundle Includes:

  • Fundamentals of Management
    List Price = $276.95  | CengageBrain Price = $276.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $207.75
  • MindTap® Management, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Griffin's Fundamentals of Management
    List Price = $99.00  | CengageBrain Price = $99.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $99.00


Efficacy and Outcomes

Reviews

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Ricky Griffin

Ricky W. Griffin is Distinguished Professor of Management and the Blocker Chair in Business in Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. After receiving his PhD from the University of Houston in 1978, Dr. Griffin joined the faculty at the University of Missouri for three years before moving to Texas A&M in 1981. His research on task design and dysfunctional work behavior has appeared in the Academy of Management Journal, the Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, the Journal of Management, and other outlets. He also served as Editor of the Journal of Management. Ricky has been Program Chair and Division Chair of the Organizational Behavior Division and Program Chair of the Research Methods Division of the Academy, Program Chair and President of the Southwest Academy of Management, and a member of the Board of the Southern Management Association. He is a fellow of both the Academy of Management and the Southern Management Association. Dr. Griffin has taught organizational behavior, human resource management, international management, and research methods at all levels and has won several teaching awards. He is a frequent speaker to executive audiences and is the author of several widely used textbooks. Dr. Griffin was Director of the Center for Human Resource Management at Texas A&M and just returned to the faculty at Mays after 11 years of full-time appointments as Management Department Head, Executive Associate Dean, and Interim Dean. His current research interests include workplace culture, managerial skills development, and decision making during times of crisis.