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This introductory textbook to organizational behavior covers a wide range of topics such as diversity in the workplace, motivation, organizational culture and communication, and more! It discusses each of the topics through both an ethics and national culture lens at the end of each chapter. Multiple formats of the text are available.
This book covers the basics of project management. This includes the process of initiation, planning, execution, control, and closeout that all projects share.
Project Management: From Simple to Complex
In a world that is becoming more virtual, more global, and more complex, the project manager's ability to function in this environment becomes critical to the success of the project. Project Management from Simple to Complex explores project management within this complex, virtual, and global environment.
Principles of Management
Principles of Management teaches management principles to tomorrow’s business leaders by weaving three threads through every chapter: strategy, entrepreneurship and active leadership.
Small Business Management in the 21st Century
Small Business Management in the 21st Century offers a unique perspective and set of capabilities for instructors. The authors designed this book with a “less can be more” approach, and by treating small business management as a practical human activity rather than as an abstract theoretical concept.
Financial Strategy for Public Managers
Financial Strategy for Public Managers is a new generation textbook for financial management in the public sector. It offers a thorough, applied, and concise introduction to the essential financial concepts and analytical tools that today’s effective public servants need to know.
Mastering Strategic Management
Mastering Strategic Management is designed to enhance student engagement in three innovative ways. The first is through visual adaptations of the key content in the book. The second way the authors capture student interest through their textbook is by using a real-world company as the running example in each chapter.
Writing and communicating well matters. In this course, you’ll learn how to communicate your best ideas to your most important audiences.
Information Systems for Business and Beyond
In this book, you will be introduced to the concept of information systems, their use in business, and the larger impact they are having on our world. This book is written as an introductory text, meant for those with little or no experience with computers or information systems.
Information Systems: A Manager's Guide to Harnessing Technology
This text is intended for use in undergraduate and/or graduate courses in Management Information Systems and Information Technology. Every topic is related to specific business examples, so students gain an immediate appreciation of its importance. Rather than lead with technical topics, the book starts with strategic thinking, focusing on big-picture issues that have confounded experts but will engage students.
Students need to understand systems and the systems concept, and they need to understand the role of ICT in enabling systems. Students will learn the characteristics of good systems (e.g., intuitive, likable, error-resistant, fast, flexible, and the like). Knowing the characteristics of good systems will permit students to demand well designed systems and to suggest how existing systems should be changed.
Business Information Systems (Open Course)
A selection of textbook chapters, ancillary materials, videos, and other educational materials organized and presented by Saylor Academy. This course covers the various components of business information systems, with particular emphasis on the means by which information is transmitted, the software that displays the information, and the systems that manage the data that businesses use every day.