eBook Encyclopedia of Management, 7th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1414464339
  • ISBN-13: 9781414464336
  • DDC: 658.003
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1133 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released March 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

The seventh edition of the Encyclopedia of Management presents a completely refreshed look at the vast and continually evolving field of management. Composed by business writers, Encyclopedia of Management, represents a substantial contribution to business and management reference. Students, scholars, and business practitioners alike will find a wealth of information in this fully revised source. Through 316 essays, readers will encounter thousands of terms, issues, and concepts such as: Angel Investors and Venture Capitalists, Benchmarking, Cloud Computing, Consumer Behavior, Corporate Social Responsibility, Globalization, Innovation, Mission and Vision Statements, New Product Development, Organizational Change and Development, Outsourcing and Offshoring, Privacy, Privacy Laws, and Workplace Privacy, Social Networking, and Women and Minorities in Management.

This seventh edition also features a management glossary defining more than 200 key terms as well as approximately 235 charts and graphs. Fully indexed and contains a thematic table of contents organized under 18 different functional categories (such as Corporate Planning and Strategic Management; Entrepreneurship; Innovation and Technology; among others) to facilitate easy identification of topics.

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Features and Benefits

  • A management glossary consisting of over 200 key management terms fully revised work last published in 2009 represents the latest management theories and practices.
  • 316 essays that cover principal terms, issues, and concepts used in the continually evolving field of management.
  • A management glossary consisting of over 200 key management terms.
  • Over 230 charts and graphs to help illustrate concepts and provide more comprehensive understanding.

What's New

  • Convenient A-to-Z format with significant cross-referencing; thematic table of contents; and fully indexed for ease of use and speedy retrieval of information.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1414459041 | ISBN-13: 9781414459042

Reviews

"The sixth edition of this massive encyclopedia of management issues and concepts has been revised to include a new glossary of management terms, a comprehensive tiered index, additional cross-references, sections for further reading and plenty of graphs, charts, tables and mathematical formulas. Compiled by the editorial staff at Gale, this reference volume for students and practitioners contains 316 essays on such management topics as consumer behavior, electronic commerce, innovation, hypothesis testing, intellectual property rights, fuzzy logic, social networking, Web 2.0 and women and minorities in management."--Book News inc., August 2009

— Booknews.com

Table of Contents

Preface and User''s Guide.
Guide to Functional-Area Readings.
Glossary.
Accounting.
Activity-Based Costing.
Aggregate Planning.
Angel Investors and Venture Capitalists.
The Art and Science of Management.
Artificial Intelligence.
Assessment Centers.
Auctions.
Autonomy.
B2B.
B2C Marketing.
B2E Management (Business to Employee).
Balance Sheets.
Balanced Scorecard.
Bandwidth.
Bar Coding and Radio Frequency Identification.
Barriers to Entry.
Behavior Modification.
Benchmarking.
Best-Cost Provider.
Best Practices.
Black Friday.
Board of Directors.
Brainstorming.
Break-Even Analysis.
BRIC Countries.
Budgeting.
Business Cycles.
Business Law.
Business Model.
Business Plan.
Business Process Reengineering.
Business Structure .
Buying Groups.
Capacity Planning.
Case Method of Analysis.
Cash Flow Analysis and Statement.
Chaos Theory.
Cloud Computing.
Coalition Building.
Communication.
Communities of Interest, Communities of Practice.
Compensation.
Competitive Advantage.
Competitive Intelligence.
Complexity Theory.
Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing.
Computer-Integrated Manufacturing.
Computer Networks.
Computer Security.
Concurrent Engineering and Design.
Conflict Management and Negotiation.
Consulting.
Consumer Behavior.
Contingency Planning.
Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning Trends.
Continuous Improvement.
Contracts.
Core Competencies.
Corporate Governance. .
Corporate Social Responsibility.
Cost Accounting.
Creativity.
Culture.
Customer Relationship Management.
Cyber Monday.
Cycle Time.
Debt Financing.
Decision Rules and Decision Analysis.
Decision Support Systems.
Delegation.
Deregulation.
Disaster Planning.
Disaster Recovery.
Discrimination.
Distribution and Distribution Requirements Planning.
Diversification Strategy.
Diversity.
Divestment.
Downsizing and Rightsizing.
Due Diligence.
Economics.
Economies of Scale and Economies of Scope.
Effectiveness and Efficiency.
Electronic Commerce .
Electronic Data Interchange and Electronic Funds Transfer.
Employee Assistance Programs.
Employee Benefits.
Employee Discipline.
Employee Evaluation and Performance Appraisals.
Employee Handbook and Orientation.
Employee Recruitment Planning.
Employee Screening and Selection.
Employment Law and Compliance.
Empowerment.
Enterprise Resource Planning.
Entrepreneurship.
Environmental Scanning.
Equity Financing.
Ethics.
European Union.
Executive Compensation.
Exit Strategy.
Expatriates.
Experience and Learning Curves.
Expert Systems.
Exporting and Importing.
Facilitator.
Feedback.
Finance and Financial Management.
Financial Issues for Managers.
Financial Ratios.
First-Mover Advantage.
Five S Framework.
Flexible Manufacturing.
Forecasting.
Four P’s of Marketing.
Franchising.
Free Trade Agreements and Trading Blocs.
Fulfillment.
Futuring.
Fuzzy Logic.
Gap Analysis.
Generic Competitive Strategies.
Globalization.
Goals and Goal Setting.
Group Decision Making.
Group Dynamics.
Handheld Computers.
High-Performing Organization.
Human Resource Information Systems.
Human Resource Management.
Income Statements.
Initial Public Offering.
Innovation.
Insider Trading.
Instant Messaging.
Insurance Benefits.
Integration Strategies.
Intellectual Property Rights.
International Business.
International Business Mistakes.
International Management.
International Monetary Fund.
International Organization for Standardization.
International Strategy.
The Internet.
Intrapreneurship.
Inventory Management.
Inventory Types.
Japanese Management.
Job Analysis.
Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances.
Knowledge Management.
Knowledge Workers.
Labor Relations.
Layout.
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).
Leadership Styles and Bases of Power.
Leadership Theories and Studies.
Lean Manufacturing.
Learning Organizations.
Leveraged Buyouts.
Licensing and Licensing Agreements.
Line-and-Staff Positions.
Location Strategy.
Logistics and Transportation.
Macroeconomics.
Maintenance.
Make-or-Buy Decisions.
Management Audit.
Management Awards.
Management Control.
Management and Executive Development.
Management Functions.
Management Information Systems.
Management Science.
Management Societies and Associations.
Management Styles.
Management Thought.
Managing a Diverse Workforce.
Managing a Multigenerational Workforce.
Managing Change.
Manufacturing Resources Planning.
Market Share.
Marketing.
Marketing Concept and Philosophy.
Mass Customization.
Mentoring.
Mergers and Acquisitions.
Microeconomics.
Micromanagement and Micromanagers.
Miles and Snow Typology.
Mission and Vision Statements.
Models and Modeling.
Morale.
Motivation and Motivation Theory.
Multimedia.
Multinational Corporations.
Multiple-Criteria Decision Making.
Nanotechnology.
Negotiation.
Nepotism.
New Product Development.
Niche or Focus Strategies.
Non-Compete Agreements.
Nonprofit Organizations.
Nonverbal Communication.
North American Industry Classification System.
Occupational Information Network.
Open and Closed Systems.
Open Source Software.
Operating Systems.
Operations Management.
Operations Strategy.
Opportunity Cost.
Opportunity Identification.
Order-Winning and Order-Qualifying Criteria.
Organization Theory.
Organizational Analysis and Planning.
Organizational Behavior.
Organizational Change and Development.
Organizational Chart.
Organizational Culture.
Organizational Learning.
Organizational Performance.
Organizational Politics.
Organizational Structure.
Organizing.
Outsourcing and Offshoring.
Paradigm Shift.
Participative Management.
Personality and Personality Tests.
Pioneers of Management.
Poka-Yoke.
Popular-Press Management Books.
Porter’s Five-Forces Model.
Pricing Policy and Strategy.
Privacy, Privacy Laws, and Workplace Privacy.
Proactive vs. Reactive.
Problem Solving.
Product Design.
Product Life Cycle and Industry Life Cycle.
Product-Process Matrix.
Production Planning and Scheduling.
Productivity Concepts and Measures.
Project Management.
Purchasing and Procurement.
Quality Gurus.
Quality and Total Quality Management.
Quality of Work Life.
Research Methods.
Retail vs. Services Marketing.
Risk Management.
Safety in the Workplace.
Sales Management.
Securities and Exchange Commission.
Sensitivity Training.
Servant Leadership.
Service Process Matrix.
Services.
Shareholders.
Simulation.
SME-Small and Midsized Enterprises.
Social Networking.
Social Responsibility and Corporate Citizenship.
SOHO-Small Office/Home Office.
Span of Control.
Spirituality in Leadership.
Stakeholders.
Statistical Process Control and Six Sigma .
Statistics.
Strategic Business Units.
Strategic Planning.
Strategy Formulation.
Strategy Implementation.
Strategy Levels.
Stress.
Succession Planning.
Supply Chain Management.
Sustainability.
Sweatshops.
SWOT Analysis.
Synergy.
Systems Analysis.
Systems Design.
Talent Management and Career Development.
Task Analysis.
Teams and Teamwork.
Technology Management.
Technology Transfer.
Telecommunications.
Theory of Constraints.
Theory X and Theory Y.
Theory Z.
Time-Based Competition.
Time Management.
Total Cost of Ownership.
Training.
Uniform Commercial Code.
Utility Theory.
Value-Added Tax.
Value Analysis.
Value-Chain Management.
Value Creation.
Vendor Rating.
Venture Capital.
Virtual Organizations.
Warehousing and Warehouse Management.
Web 2.0.
Whistle-Blower.
Wiki.
Women and Minorities in Management.
World-Class Manufacturer.
Zero-Based Budgeting.
Zero Sum Game.
Index.