Managing in the Information Age
Managing in the Information Age
Ann E Prentice

Managing in the Information Age

  • Publish Date: 2005-05-12
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Ann E. Prentice

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Management is the art of bringing people and resources together to achieve an objective. Technology has provided many new tools to assist in managing, particularly in the management of resources. Prentice places management within its social, economic, and political context; showing how management attitudes and activities are closely related to the environment in which they are practiced. Overarching issues such as the importance of diversity in the workplace and the need for ethical approaches to managing are given due attention, while both theory and practice are brought together by discussing the leadership, motivation, communication, and marketing of the organization. Key organization management issues include:

Innovation and planning
Organizing work
Decision making
Staffing
Performance evaluation
Program management and evaluation
Financial planning and management
Planning and managing physical facilities
Knowledge management

Prentice provides the information needed to master the ability to manage in an ever-changing environment created by technology. This book will be essential reading for the aspiring professional.


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