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Management (with InfoTrac Printed Access Card) Hardcover – March 9, 2007

ISBN-13: 978-0324537703 ISBN-10: 0324537700 Edition: 8th

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 848 pages
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning; 8 edition (March 9, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0324537700
  • ISBN-13: 978-0324537703
  • Product Dimensions: 11.2 x 8.7 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,227,988 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Richard L. Daft, Ph.D., is the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr., Professor of Management in the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. Professor Daft specializes in the study of organization theory and leadership. Dr. Daft is a Fellow of the Academy of Management and has served on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, and Journal of Management Education. Professor Daft has authored or co-authored 13 books, including The Executive and the Elephant: A Leader's Guide to Building Inner Excellence (Jossey-Bass, 2010), Organization Theory and Design (South-Western, 2010), The Leadership Experience (South-Western, 2011), and What to Study: Generating and Developing Research Questions (Sage, 1982). He published Fusion Leadership: Unlocking the Subtle Forces That Change People and Organizations (Berrett-Koehler, 2000) with Robert Lengel. He has also authored dozens of scholarly articles, papers, and chapters. His work has been published in Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, Accounting Organizations and Society, Management Science, MIS Quarterly, California Management Review, and Organizational Behavior Teaching Review. Professor Daft is also an active teacher and consultant. He has taught management, leadership, organizational change, organizational theory, and organizational behavior. He has been involved in management development and consulting for many companies and government organizations, including the American Bankers Association, Bridgestone, Bell Canada, the Transportation Research Board, Nortel, TVA, Pratt & Whitney, State Farm Insurance, Tenneco, the United States Air Force, the United States Army, J. C. Bradford & Co., Central Parking System, Entergy, Bristol-Myers Squibb, First American National Bank, and the Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Matthew Wolf on August 23, 2008
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The case studies are really, really current and of reasonable depth - I enjoyed reading them so much I actually considered keeping this book. In all, the author uses real world examples to convey the message; I couldn't think of a better way to teach the subject.
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By BP1961 on August 2, 2014
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Management is difficult for the novice. Richard Daft helps define the act of a manager.
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By The Oncoming Storm on October 23, 2014
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Great book, learned quite a bit in the class!
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1 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Angela C. Hudson on February 11, 2009
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The product was as I thought it would be. It was in great condition and arrived on time. I can't ask for any more.
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