Exploring Management, 7th Edition

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Exploring Management, 7th Edition

By John R. Schermerhorn and Daniel G. Bachrach

$69  USD | $99  CAN

All business students need well-developed soft skills to be successful in their future careers. Co-authored by John Schermerhorn and Dan Bachrach, Exploring Management, 7th Edition is a streamlined, modular principles of management course that engages students with modern management theory and builds marketable skills. Using high interest examples (e.g. human dignity, climate justice, etc.), lecture launcher discussions, and self-assessments, this course urges students to reflect on their own behavior and understand their decision-making process.

Current cases on companies like In-N-Out and Warby Parker bring management theory to life and promote critical thinking. By the end of this course, students will have more self-awareness and will have built essential career and life skills.

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Videos engage students in the latest management theory.

Using original videos created specifically for this course, students see management come to life and get a insider’s view from management experts. Examples of videos include:

  • Lecture Launcher Videos: Provided for each chapter, these real-world news videos are accompanied by a Teaching Manual that 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.
  • Career Videos: A Career coach shares powerful tips and honest advice to students.

Applied pedagogy helps students build marketable skills.

Using new and updated case studies, active learning activities, team projects, experiential debates, self-assessments, and more, this course gives students an insider’s view from management experts so they can apply their learning and develop critical thinking skills.

A proven pathway to promote student engagement and an active classroom.

Developed by co-author Dan Bachrach, the Flipping the Classroom Guide gives instructors a ready-to-go pathway to implementing an active, engaged, and flipped classroom. It includes pre-lecture author videos featuring core concepts so students can come to class prepared and an easy-to-use lesson plan to engage students in active discussions and interesting assignments during class.

    What’s New

  • NEW Data Analytics and Decision-Making Module: With the emergence of Data Analytics transforming the business environment, Wiley has partnered with business leaders in the Business-Higher Education Forum (BHEF) to identify the competencies graduates need to be successful in their careers. As a result, this module includes industry-validated content that prepares students for the changing workforce.
  • Flexible, Student-Centered Design: Short learning objectives allow students to quickly digest concepts, make personal connections and come to class prepared. Further, each learning objective stands on its own so instructors can teach in the order they prefer.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • NEW and Updated Cases: All cases for critical thinking are updated or new. New cases include Warby Parker (Ch. 3), Target (Ch. 4), Electronic Arts (Ch. 6), NPR (Ch. 8), Real Recruit (Ch. 10), In-N-Out Burger (Ch. 18).
  • Career Center Resources: The career center in WileyPLUS includes career coaching videos, tools to create an e-portfolio, and job/internship search resources are available for students to help them prepare for their future professions.

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 Process
2. Management Learning: Past to Present
3. Ethics and Social Responsibility
4. Managers as Decision Makers
5. Plans and Planning Techniques
6. Controls and Control Systems
7. Strategy and Strategic Management
8. Organization Structure and Design
9. Organizational Cultures, Innovation, and Change
10. Human Resource Management
11. Leadership
12. Individual Behavior
13. Motivation
14. Teams and Teamwork
15. Communication
16. Diversity and Global Cultures
17. Globalization and International Business
18. Entrepreneurship and Small Business

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