Business Management

  • AUTHORS: James L. Burrow; Brad Kleindl
  • ISBN-13: 9781111571726 
  • 752 Pages  Hardcover 
  • 13th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2008, 2004, 2001
  • ©2013     Published
  • Level(s): Flesch-Kincaid
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Overview

About The Product

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 13E, formerly Business Principles and Management, is designed for more advanced high school business courses, going beyond the intro to business class. With the focus shifted to business management, this text approaches business operations from the entrepreneurial and management perspective. Finance, marketing, and human resources are some of the topics explored. This text combines concepts with a strong lesson-based instructional design, weaving in research opportunities, creative methods of assessment, interesting real-world features, mathematical calculations, case studies and academic connections. A new introductory chapter has been added that provides an overview of management, discusses the history of management, and compares management approaches and philosophies. An additional new chapter focuses on data analysis and decision-making, demonstrating the importance of math, statistics, and quantitative decision-making. BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 13E provides business management concepts and principles in a realistic, investigative, and enriching manner. All the functions of business management are covered extensively, including the use of technology and communication as tools of business. Students will enjoy exploring the global dimension of business and possible career opportunities as this text brings the world of business to your class.

Features

  • Chapters are broken into lessons to maximize student learning.
  • MAKE ACADEMIC CONNECTIONS provides the integrated curriculum activities that show students how business management concepts relate to other courses of study. The cross-curricular assessment activities connect business principles to math, communication, writing, reading, technology, research and other academic subjects.
  • REALITY CHECK presents a story written to introduce concepts in the chapter using real-world examples.
  • WinningEdge activities prepare students for BPA, DECA, and FBLA competitive events while encouraging critical-thinking and decision-making skills.
  • Short marginal tips rotate throughout the text and cover soft skills relating to business success, technology, career and teamwork.
  • FOCUS ON... features take a look at current events, technology topics, international trends, innovation, change and other important issues that impact the business environment to give students a larger view of the business community.
  • BUSINESS NOTE asks students to relate what they've learned to a real business setting and provides tips for business success.
  • An ongoing project that builds throughout the text allows students to apply what they have learned from chapter material.
  • CAREER CLUSTERS present the needed skills, education, work experience, and industry opportunities for a variety of business-related career paths linking what students learn in school with the knowledge and skills they need for success in college and careers.
  • FACTS & FIGURES presents interesting information, including statistics and numerical representations, that helps students understand the breadth and scope of business enterprises and activities.
  • NET BOOKMARK encourages students to use the Internet for research.
  • Integrated ASSESSMENT puts practical knowledge to the test: Chapter Concepts provide a brief review of the key topics from every lesson in the chapter; Review Terms and Concepts assesses knowledge of basic chapter content and vocabulary; Case in Point presents in-depth scenarios related to the chapter content and then asks students to analyze the cases using critical-thinking skills.
  • CHECKPOINT features found throughout the chapters provide opportunities for informal evaluation of learning.

About the Contributor

AUTHORS
  • James L. Burrow

    James L. Burrow, Ph.D., has a background in marketing and human resource development. He works regularly with the business community and other organizations as a consultant on marketing and performance improvement strategies including the use of the Internet as an education and training resource. He recently retired from the faculty of North Carolina State University, where he served as the coordinator of the graduate Training and Development Program for over fifteen years. Dr. Burrow received degrees from the University of Northern Iowa and the University of Nebraska in marketing and marketing education.

  • Brad Kleindl

    Brad A. Kleindl, Ph.D., is dean of the School of Business at Park University in Kansas City, Missouri. He previously served as dean and professor of marketing of The Robert W. Plaster College of Business Administration at Missouri Southern State University. He has authored and co-authored six books and more than 60 articles and conference papers. Dr. Kleindl has served twice as a Senior Fulbright Scholar, during 2007 in Austria and 2003 in South Africa. He has taught courses in consumer behavior, marketing research, principles of marketing, Internet marketing, international marketing, and has presented at conferences and industry meetings across the United States, Europe, Africa, and Asia.

Table of Contents

UNIT 1: MANAGING AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES.
1. Managers and Managing.
The Role and Work of Managers. The Historical Development of Management. Managing in the Twenty-first Century.
2. Management, Supervision, and Decision Making.
Increasing Management Effectiveness. Effective Supervision. Managing with Information.
3. The Manager as Leader.
The Importance of Leadership. Developing Leadership Skills. Leadership Styles. Employee Issues and Work Rules.
4. Planning and Organizing.
The Planning Function. Using Planning Tools. The Organizing Function. Developing Effective Organizations.
5. Implementing and Controlling.
The Implementing Function. Motivation and Change Management. The Controlling Function. Gathering and Using Performance Information.
UNIT 2: THE ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT.
6. Characteristics of Business.
The Nature of Business. Changes Affecting Businesses. The Contributions of Business.
7. Social and Ethical Environment of Business.
Human Resources. Societal Values. Ethical Issues and Social Responsibility.
8. Economic Environment of Business.
Economic Wants. Economic Systems. Fundamentals of Capitalism. Managing the Economy.
9. International Environment of Business.
The Importance of International Business. Forms of International Business. Theories of International Trade Investment.
UNIT 3: BUSINESS ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT.
10. Managing the Form of Business Ownership.
Entrepreneurs and Proprietorships. Partnerships. Corporate Forms of Business Ownership. Specialized Types of Organizations.
11. Legal Aspects of Business.
Regulations Maintaining Competition. Regulations Protecting Business and the Public. Business Taxes.
12. Technology and Information Management.
Electronic Technology Fundamentals. Information Management. Technology and Business Strategy.
13. Organizational Communications.
The Communication Process. Communication Management. Organizational Communication.
14. Data Analysis and Decision Making.
Mathematics and Management. Basic Math and Measurement Systems. Understanding and Using Basic Statistics. Using Data in Decision Making.
UNIT 4: FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT.
15. Business Financial Records.
Types of Financial Records. Budgets and Budgeting. Financial Reports. Analyzing Financial Data.
16. Financing a Business.
Types of Business Capital. Raising Capital Through Stock Sales. Short- and Long-Term Debt Financing.
17. Financial Services.
Financial Institutions. Common Financial Services. Investing and Investments.
18. Credit and Insurance.
Credit Principles and Practices. Managing Credit. Insurance Principles. Types of Business Insurance.
UNIT 5: PRODUCTION AND MARKETING MANAGEMENT.
19. Managing Production and Operations.
Developing New Products. Planning a Manufacturing Business. Service Businesses.
20. Nature and Scope of Marketing.
Nature of Marketing. Elements of Marketing. Marketing Plan.
21. Product Development and Distribution.
Product Management. Distribution Management. Channel Design.
22. Pricing and Promotion.
The Business Buying Decision. Pricing & Costs. Promotion.
UNIT 6: HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT.
23. Managing Human Resources.
Human Resources in Business. The Employment Process. Employment Law.
24. Rewarding and Developing Employees.
Compensation Planning. Employee Benefits. Improving Employee Performance.
25. Developing an Effective Organization.
The Changing Organizational Environment. Managing Organizational Change. Career Development. Personal Career Planning.
Glossary English.
Glossary Spanish.
Index.

New to this Edition

  • A new introductory chapter has been added that provides an overview of management, discusses the history of management, and compares management approaches and philosophies.
  • An additional new chapter focuses on data analysis and decision-making, demonstrating the importance of math, statistics, and quantitative decision-making.
  • New technologies including social media are addressed within the lessons making the information more relevant and interesting for students.
  • COURSEMATE, for the instructor who wants to be able to monitor student access and time on task, is a great way to identify students at risk. This new supplement includes interactive teaching and learning tools, quizzing, videos, flashcards, and more.
  • 21ST CENTURY SKILLS content has been added throughout the text, incorporating the framework for 21st Century Learning, helping students learn the essential skills for success in today's world, such as critical thinking, problem solving, communication and collaboration.
  • MATH concepts and applications have been added to emphasize the importance of math in business today.
  • A SPANISH GLOSSARY has been added.

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  • The 16 Career Clusters: A Project-Based Orientation  (ISBN-10: 0538449713 | ISBN-13: 9780538449717)
    Welcome to the world of job and career exploration. THE 16 CAREER CLUSTERS: A PROJECT-BASED ORIENTATION TEXT / iMPACT CD PACKAGE contains a chapter of hands-on activities for each of the U.S. Department of Education's 16 career clusters plus an iMPACT interactive text CD. Now you can explore job and career options through activities that help you discover what skills and traits are needed to be successful in each career field. The iMPACT Interactive text CD is a fully functioning version of the textbook delivered via CD-ROM, offering a fresh new way of learning. Most of the activities can be completed on the computer using the built-in forms provided on the CD. You can print your completed activity forms or e-mail them directly to the instructor. Interactive elements include hypertext links from the Table of Contents to subsections of the text, live Internet links, and animations to help students complete the activities. The Career Cluster approach has been implemented in many classes today. It allows you to explore a wide range of career opportunities from entry level through management and professional levels. In the process of completing this book, you will learn more about your own talents and interests while thinking about each job or career as it relates to you, your plans, and your dreams for the future. You will learn about--and make decisions about--hiring practices, business ethics, emerging technologies, finances, and globalization.
    Price = 70.50

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