Exploring Management, 6th Edition Exploring Management, 6th Edition By John R. Schermerhorn and Daniel G. Bachrach Exploring Management supports teaching and learning of core management concepts by presenting material in a straightforward, conversational style with a strong emphasis on application. With a focus on currency, high-interest examples and pedagogy that encourages critical thinking and personal reflection, this course is the perfect balance between what students need and what instructors want. The next generation of WileyPLUS for Exploring Management gives instructors the freedom and flexibility to tailor content and easily manage their course to keep students engaged and on track. Schedule a Demo Sign Up for a Test Drive Adopt WileyPLUS Want to learn more about WileyPLUS? Click Here Hear from our Authors What’s Inside About the Authors Table of Contents Videos bring the content to life for students Video Lectures are author-created video lectures that provide explanations of key course concepts. Career resources connect course content to future professions Integrated career resources are housed in an easy-to-find Career Center for students and include career videos authored by a career coach, a step-by-step guide, tools that enable students to create their own e-portfolio, as well as job/internship search resources. Instructors can create a flipped classroom environment The Flipped Classroom Guide by Dan Bachrach includes author videos students can view before class to preview core content for each section. It also provides easy-to-use lesson plans and interesting assignments related to the course content. Packaged with the pedagogy of Exploring Management and WileyPLUS, this guide gives instructors an off-the-shelf solution to implementing an active, engaged, and flipped classroom. Features Include Lecture Launcher Videos: Provided for each chapter, these real-world news videos are accompanied by a Teaching Manual which includes a summary of the video, an approach for using it in class, and quiz questions. Company-Based Case Videos: Videos providing insight into business practices are included for every chapter. Student-Centered Design: Organized by study objectives and broken up into more manageable sections of material, the design of the narration supports student comprehension and mastery of concepts. Integrated Study Guide: One-page checkpoints at the end of each chapter provide a quick review and opportunity for self-assessment. This includes a one-page Test Prep at the end of each chapter that covers material from the entire section. Applied Pedagogy: Features like skill builders, active learning activities, and team projects give students frequent opportunities to apply management concepts. Experiential Exercises: Class activities offered throughout the course provide opportunities for discussion and debate. Skill-Building Portfolio: The Skill-Building Portfolio includes self-assessments, class exercises, and team projects that correspond to every chapter in the course (with teaching notes in the Instructor’s Manual). What’s New Content Updates: All features in the course, including Ethics Check, Facts to Consider, Hot Topics, and Quick Cases have been updated, providing students with fresh examples for learning. Updated Cases: The casebook includes new cases on Uber, Snapchat, and crowdfunding. e-Portfolio Asset: Students get a step-by-step guide and tools for creating their own e-portfolio. Career Videos Authored by a Career Coach Career Shift Job/Internship Search Resource John R. Schermerhorn, Jr. is an emeritus professor in the College of Business at Ohio University. He earned a Ph.D. in organizational behavior from Northwestern University, an MBA (with distinction) in management and international business from New York University, and a B.S. in business administration from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is a popular guest speaker at colleges and universities. His latest projects include video-enhanced e-textbook development for active learning classroom environments. Daniel G. Bachrach is the Robert C. and Rosa P. Morrow Faculty Excellence Fellow and professor of management in the Culverhouse College of Commerce at the University of Alabama where he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in management. Bachrach earned a Ph.D. in organizational behavior and human resource management (with a minor emphasis in strategic management) from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business; an M.S. in industrial/organizational psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh; and a B.A. in psychology from Bates College in Lewiston, ME. Bachrach is the winner of multiple research and teaching awards. 1. Managers and the Management Process2. Management Learning: Past to Present3. Ethics and Social Responsibility4. Managers as Decision Makers5. Plans and Planning Techniques6. Controls and Control Systems7. Strategy and Strategic Management8. Organization Structure and Design9. Organizational Cultures, Innovation, and Change10. Human Resource Management11. Leadership12. Individual Behavior13. Motivation14. Teams and Teamwork15. Communication16. Diversity and Global Cultures17. Globalization and International Business18. Entrepreneurship and Small Business Wiley Team for Success. 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