- Format: PDF
- Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education; 9th edition (March 29, 2019)
- 846 pages
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1260569969
- ISBN-13: 978-1260569964
Management: A Practical Introduction 9e empowers students to develop the management skills necessary in everyday life through the practical and relevant application of theory. Developed to help students read and learn management with a purpose, it takes a student-centered approach. The revision introduces a new strategic career readiness theme throughout to address employers’ concerns about students graduating without being career ready. It continues to engage students through current examples, imaginative writing, and resources that work. Their unique Teaching Resource Manual offers numerous suggestions for creating a discussion-oriented, experiential classroom.
Dr. Angelo Kinicki is an award winning professor, author, and consultant. He is a Professor of Management and is the recipient of the Weatherup/Overby Chair in Leadership at Arizona State University, (http://wpcarey.asu.edu/directory/stafffaculty.cfm). He also is a Dean’s Council of 100 Distinguished Scholar at the W. P. Carey School of Business. He joined the faculty in 1982, the year he received his doctorate in business administration from Kent State University. His primary research interests include leadership, organizational culture, organizational change and multilevel issues associated with organizational effectiveness. Angelo has published over 90 articles in a variety of academic journals and is co-author of seven textbooks (21 including revisions) that are used by hundreds of universities around the world. Several of his books have been translated into multiple languages.
Angelo is a busy international consultant and is a principal at Kinicki and Associates. Inc.,(http://kinicki.com/) a management consulting firm that works with top management teams to create organizational change aimed at increasing organizational effectiveness and profitability. He has worked with many Fortune 500 firms as well as numerous entrepreneurial organizations in diverse industries. His expertise includes facilitating strategic/operational planning sessions, diagnosing the causes of organizational and work-unit problems, conducting organizational culture interventions, implementing performance management systems, designing and implementing performance appraisal systems, developing and administering surveys to assess employee attitudes, and leading management/executive education programs. He developed a 3600 leadership feedback instrument called the Performance Management Leadership Survey (PMLS) that is used by companies throughout the United States and Europe.
Angelo also is the recipient of several teaching awards from Arizona State University, including the John W. Teets Outstanding Graduate Teacher Award (2009-2010), the Outstanding Teaching Award–MBA and Master’s Program (2007-2008), the John W. Teets Outstanding Graduate Teacher Award (2004-2005), the Graduate Teaching Excellence Award (1998-1999), the Continuing Education Teaching Excellence Award (1991-1992), and the Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award (1987-1988).
Angelo is an award winning researcher. He has received several research awards, including a best research paper award from the Organizational Behavior (OB) division of the Academy of Management, the All Time Best Reviewer Award (June 1996 – June 1999) and the Excellent Reviewer Award (1997-1998) from the Academy of Management Journal. Angelo also was selected to serve on the editorial review boards for the Academy of Management Journal, Personnel Psychology, the Journal of Management, and the Journal of Vocational Behavior. Professionally, Angelo has been an active member of the Academy of Management, including service as a representative at large for the Organizational Behavior (OB) division, member of the Best Paper Award committee for both the OB and Human Resources (HR) divisions, chair of the committee to select the best publication in the Academy of Management Journal, and program committee reviewer for the OB and HR divisions.