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Effective Management

Developing yourself, others and organizations

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Red Globe Press

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This brand new textbook has been designed to help your students to acquire or enhance their abilities in leading and developing themselves, others and organizations. Grounded in the findings of both classic and recent...

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This brand new textbook has been designed to help your students to acquire or enhance their abilities in leading and developing themselves, others and organizations. Grounded in the findings of both classic and recent management and leadership research, it translates the theory into rigorous yet practical advice so that students will have the skills to manage effectively and sustainably. The book takes an innovative learner-centric approach, structured around different levels of management from individual effectiveness, through to interpersonal effectiveness, and then team and organizational effectiveness. With a global focus, lively writing style and an eye on current and future developments, it provides a succinct, accessible and engaging look at what it means to be a manager.

Thanks to its extensive features from thought-provoking questions to global case studies, this textbook will provide you with all the necessary tools to run an introductory management course which prepares students for the managerial challenges of the 21st century. 

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  • This learner-centric and highly practice-oriented textbook takes an integrated rather than a functional perspective and puts a strong emphasis on both the leadership and the entrepreneurial role of the manager
  • It covers the main managerial challenges and presents concepts and tools for mastering them, hence the book and accompanying website can be seen as a manager's `toolbox'
  • It includes a diversity of cases and illustrative examples from a range of organizations, industries and countries
  • It includes state-of-the-art findings from research, but presents them accessibly and always with an eye on what they mean for managerial practice
  • It covers issues that are important for managers today, including digital strategy, artificial intelligence, data analytics and decision-support systems, managing global virtual teams, diversity management, and dealing with different ethical standards in a globalized business environment

PART 1: ENHANCING PERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS
1. The manager’s role and responsibility
2. Managing and developing yourself
PART 2: ENHANCING INTERPERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS
3. Leading and developing others
4. Working in teams
5. Managing diversity across cultures
PART 3: ENHANCING ORGANIZATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS
6. Effective decision-making
7. Managing strategy
8. The execution challenge
PART 4: ENHANCING ORGANIZATIONAL SUCCESS
9. Achieving results
10. The entrepreneurial manager
APPENDIX: A very brief history of effective management.

  • Interactive multiple choice questions for each chapter which allow students to test their knowledge and understanding
  • Web links to videos and interviews with managers from around the world, as well as key learning and discussion points
  • Self-development and self-test forms and questionnaires

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Dr. Dietmar Sternad is Professor of International Management and Program Director of the International Business Management masterʼs at Carinthia University of Applied Sciences / Fachhochschule Kärnten (Austria). Dietmar teaches several management and leadership-related subjects at undergraduate, graduate, and executive level. He has also given lectures at universities and business schools in Belgium, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, Poland and Slovenia, is an alumnus of the IMTA (CEEMAN) and GloColl (Harvard Business School) management teachersʼ programs, and has received several national and international awards for creating case-based teaching materials (e.g. from the Academy of Management and Emerald...

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Dr. Dietmar Sternad is Professor of International Management and Program Director of the International Business Management masterʼs at Carinthia University of Applied Sciences / Fachhochschule Kärnten (Austria). Dietmar teaches several management and leadership-related subjects at undergraduate, graduate, and executive level. He has also given lectures at universities and business schools in Belgium, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, Poland and Slovenia, is an alumnus of the IMTA (CEEMAN) and GloColl (Harvard Business School) management teachersʼ programs, and has received several national and international awards for creating case-based teaching materials (e.g. from the Academy of Management and Emerald Publishing) and for teaching quality (he was the first management professor ever to receive the Austrian State Prize for Teaching ExcellenceArs docendi”). 


In his prior managerial career, Dietmar was Managing Director and Publisher of one of Austriaʼs leading trade book publishing groups and the CEO of Sloveniaʼs highest-circulation daily newspaper. He also contributed to the founding of a market-leading cooking website. He is a strategy consultant and has developed and led several in-house executive leadership education programs for multinational enterprises.



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