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Title Encyclopedia of management [electronic resource].
Published Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c2009.
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 Electronic Reference  HD30.15 .E49 2009eb    ONLINE
  
Edition 6th ed.
Description 1 online resource (xxxii, 1066 p.) : ill.
Contents Acquisitions -- Activity-Based Costing -- Affirmative Action -- Aggregate Planning -- Angel Investors and Venture Capitalists -- The Art and Science of Management -- Artificial Intelligence. -- Assessment Centers -- Autonomy -- B2B -- B2E Management. -- Balance Sheets -- Balanced Scorecard -- Bandwidth -- Bar Coding and Radio Frequency Identification -- Barriers to Entry -- Bases of Power -- Benchmarking -- Best Practices -- Black Friday -- Brainstorming. -- Break-Even Point -- Budgeting. -- Business Plan -- Business Process Reengineering -- Business Structure. -- Cafeteria Plan-Flexible Benefits -- Capacity Planning -- Case Method of Analysis. -- Cash Flow Analysis and Statement -- Cellular Manufacturing. -- Change-Managing -- Change-Trends in Organizations -- Chaos Theory -- Closed Systems -- Coalition Building -- Communication -- Communities of Interest, Communities of Practice -- Competitive Advantage. -- Competitive Intelligence -- Complexity Theory. -- Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing -- Computer-Aided Manufacturing. -- Computer-Integrated Manufacturing -- Computer Networks -- Computer Security -- Concurrent Engineering and Design -- Conflict Management and Negotiation -- Consulting -- Consumer Behavior -- Content Management System -- Contingency Approach to Management -- Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning Trends -- Continuous Improvement. -- Corporate Governance -- Corporate Social Responsibility. -- Cost Accounting. -- Culture-Organizational -- Customer Relationship Management -- Cycle Time. -- Data Processing and Data Management -- Debt vs. Equity Financing -- Decision Rules and Decision Analysis -- Decision Support Systems. -- Delegation -- Deregulation. -- Dictionary of Occupational Titles -- Disaster Recovery -- Discrimination -- Distribution and Distribution Requirements Planning -- Diversification Strategy -- Diversity. -- Divestment -- Domestic Management Societies and Associations -- Downsizing and Rightsizing -- Due Diligence -- EAP -- E-Commerce -- Economics -- Economies of Scale and Economies of Scope. -- Effectiveness and Efficiency. -- Efficiency -- Electronic Commerce -- Electronic Data Interchange and Electronic Funds Transfer. -- Electronic Funds Transfer. -- Employee Assistance Programs -- Employee Benefits -- Employee Compensation -- Employee Evaluation and Performance Appraisals -- Employee Handbook and Orientation -- Employee Recruitment Planning. -- Employee Screening and Selection -- Employment Law and Compliance -- Empowerment -- Enterprise Resource Planning -- Entrepreneurship -- Environmentalism and Sustainability -- Ethics -- European Union. -- Executive Compensation -- Executive Development -- Exit Strategy -- Expatriates -- Experience and Learning Curves -- Expert Systems -- Exporting and Importing -- Facilitator -- Feedback -- Financial Issues for Managers -- Financial Ratios -- First-Mover Advantage -- Five S Framework. -- Flexible Benefits -- Flexible Manufacturing. -- Flexible Spending Accounts -- Forecasting -- Franchising. -- Free Trade Agreements and Trading Blocs -- Fulfillment -- Futuring -- Fuzzy Logic -- Gap Analysis. -- Generic Competitive Strategies -- Globalization -- Goals and Goal Setting -- Group Decision Making -- Group Dynamics -- Handheld Computers -- Health Savings Accounts -- Human Resource Information Systems -- Human Resource Management. -- Importing. -- Income Statements -- Industrial Relations. -- Industry Life Cycle -- Information Assurance -- Initial Public Offering. -- Innovation -- Insider Trading -- Instant Messaging -- Intellectual Property Rights. -- Internal Auditing -- International Business -- International Management -- International Management Societies and Associations -- International Monetary Fund -- International Organization for Standardization -- The Internet -- Intrapreneurship -- Inventory Management. -- Inventory Types -- IPO -- Japanese Management. -- Job Analysis -- Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances -- Just-in-Time Production -- Knowledge-Based View of the Firm -- Knowledge Centers -- Knowledge Management -- Knowledge Workers -- Layout -- Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design -- Leadership Styles and Bases of Power -- Leadership Theories and Studies -- Lean Manufacturing and Just-in-Time Production -- Leveraged Buyouts -- Licensing and Licensing Agreements -- Lifelong Learning Trends -- Line-and-Staff Organizations -- Location Strategy -- Logistics and Transportation. -- Long Tail -- Macroeconomics. -- Macroenvironmental Forces -- Maintenance. -- Make-or-Buy Decisions -- Management: Art vs. Science -- Management Audit. -- Management Awards -- Management Control -- Management and Executive Development. -- Management Functions -- Management Information Systems -- Management Levels -- Management Science -- Management Societies and Associations: Domestic. -- Management Societies and Associations: International -- Management Styles -- Management Thought -- Managing Change -- Manufacturing Control via the Internet -- Manufacturing Resources Planning -- Market Share -- Marketing Communication -- Marketing Concept and Philosophy -- Marketing Research -- Mechanistic Organizations -- Mentoring -- Mergers and Acquisitions -- Metadata or Meta-Analysis -- Microeconomics -- Miles and Snow Typology -- MIS -- Mission and Vision Statements -- Mobile Commerce -- Models and Modeling. -- Morale -- Motivation and Motivation Theory -- Multimedia -- Multinational Corporations -- Multiple-Criteria Decision Making. -- NAICS. -- Nanotechnology -- Negotiation -- Nepotism -- New Product Development. -- Non-Compete Agreements -- Nonprofit Organizations -- Nonverbal Communication -- North American Industry Classification System -- O*NET -- Occupational Information Network -- Offshoring -- Open and Closed Systems. -- Operant Conditioning -- Operating Systems -- Operations Management -- Operations Scheduling -- Operations Strategy -- Opportunity Cost -- Order-Qualifying Criteria. -- Order-Winning and Order-Qualifying Criteria -- Organic Organizations -- Organization Theory -- Organizational Analysis and Planning -- Organizational Behavior -- Organizational Chart -- Organizational Culture -- Organizational Development -- Organizational Learning -- Organizational Structure -- Organizing -- Outsourcing and Offshoring -- Paradigm Shift -- Participative Management. -- Patents and Trademarks -- Paternalism. -- Performance Appraisals. -- Performance Measurement -- Personality and Personality Tests. -- Pioneers of Management -- Planning. -- Poison Pill Strategies. -- Poka-Yoke -- Popular Press Management Books -- Porter's Five-Forces Model -- Pricing Policy and Strategy -- Privacy, Privacy Laws, and Workplace Privacy -- Problem Solving -- Process Management -- Procurement. -- Product Design -- Product Life Cycle and Industry Life Cycle -- Product-Process Matrix. -- Production Planning and Scheduling -- Productivity Concepts and Measures. -- Profit Sharing -- Project Management. -- Purchasing and Procurement -- Quality Gurus -- Quality and Total Quality Management -- Quality of Work Life -- Radio Frequency Identification -- Reinforcement Theory -- Request for Proposal (RFP). -- Research Methods and Processes -- Results-Only Work Environment -- Reverse Auction -- Reverse Supply Chain Logistics -- Rightsizing -- Risk Management. -- Robotics -- Safety in the Workplace -- Sales Management -- Scalable Workforce -- Scenario Planning. -- Securities and Exchange Commission -- Sensitivity Training. -- Service Factory -- Service Industry -- Service Operations -- Service-Oriented Architecture -- Service Process Matrix. -- Shareholders -- Simulation -- Six Sigma -- Social Networking -- Span of Control -- Spirituality in Leadership -- Stakeholders -- Statistical Process Control and Six Sigma -- Statistics -- Strategic Alliances -- Strategic Integration -- Strategic Planning Failure -- Strategic Planning Tools -- Strategy Formulation -- Strategy in the Global Environment -- Strategy Implementation -- Strategy Levels -- Stress -- Subject Matter Experts -- Succession Planning -- Sunshine Laws -- Supply Chain Management -- Sweatshops -- SWOT Analysis -- Synergy. -- Systems Analysis -- Systems Design -- Task Analysis -- Teams and Teamwork -- Technology Management -- Technology Transfer. -- Telecommunications. -- Theory of Constraints. -- Theory X and Theory Y -- Theory Z -- Time-Based Competition -- Time Management -- Total Quality Management. -- Trademarks -- Trading Blocs -- Training Delivery Methods. -- Transnational Organization -- Transportation -- Trends in Organizational Change -- Uniform Commercial Code -- Upselling -- Utility Theory -- Value-Added Tax -- Value Analysis -- Value-Chain Management -- Value Creation -- Vendor Rating -- Venture Capital -- Virtual Corporations. -- Virtual Organizations -- Vision Statements -- Warehousing and Warehouse Management. -- Web 2.0 -- Whistleblower -- WiMax. -- Women and Minorities in Management -- World-Class Manufacturer -- Zero-Based Budgeting -- Zero Sum Game.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Covers numerous topics in management theories and applications, such as aggregate planning, benchmarking, logistics, diversification strategy, non-traditional work arrangements, performance measurement, productivity measures, supply chain management, and much more.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Industrial management -- Encyclopedias.
Management -- Encyclopedias.
Related Names Gale (Firm)
Collection Title Gale virtual reference library.
Related To Print version: Encyclopedia of management. 6th ed. Detroit : Gale, c2009 9781414406916 (DLC) 2008047144 (OCoLC)272304702
ISBN 9781414438030 (electronic book)
1414438036 (electronic book)
9781414406916
1414406916
OCLC number 317754323