Essentials of Management 11th Edition, by Andrew DuBrin
Essentials of Management is written for newcomers to the field of management and for experienced managers seeking updated information and a review of the fundamentals. It is also written for the many professionals and technical people who work closely with managers and who take their turn at performing some management work. An example would be the member of a cross-functional team who is expected to have the perspective of a general manager.
Based on extensive research about curriculum needs, the design of Essentials of Management addresses itself to the needs of introductory management courses and supervision courses offered in educational settings. Previous editions of the text were used in the study of management in colleges and universities, as well as in career schools in such diverse programs as hospitality and tourism management, and nursing. The book can also be used as a basic resource for management courses that rely heavily on lecture notes, PowerPoint presentations, and videos rather than an encyclopedia-like text.
Andrew DuBrin is an author and researcher specializing in management and organizational behavior.
Andrew was Professor of Management, Rochester Institute of Technology, Saunders College of Business, from 1972-2005. He taught courses in organizational behavior, career management, principles of management, and leadership. He was the Team leader of the Management discipline, 1992-1994, and Chairman, Department of Management, 1981-1984.
He received his Ph.D. in Industrial and Clinical Psychology from Michigan State University, M.S. in Industrial Psychology from Purdue University, and A.B. in Psychology from Hunter College.
Andrew is a Diplomate in Industrial Psychology (American Board of Professional Psychology), a certified Psychologist, and a member of the Academy of Management and the American Psychological Association.
He has served as a psychological consultant to organizations and individuals, has spoken and led seminars at many industry conferences.
Andrew has authored a number of textbooks in addition to Essentials of Management, including:
- Fundamentals of Organizational Behavior: An Applied Approach, Cengage/Academic Media Solutions, 1997, 2000, 2004, 2007, 2015, 2019.
- Human Relations: Job Oriented Interpersonal Skills, Prentice Hall, 1997, 2000, 2004, 2009, 2012, 2015
- Proactive Personality for Individual and Organizational Productivity, Edward Elgar, 2013.
He has written dozens of journal and magazine articles, and trade and professional books, including The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Leadership, Alpha Books, 1998, 2000.
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