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Exploring Management, Third Edition by John R. Schermerhorn, Jr.

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images Preface

images What makes Exploring Management, Third Edition, different?

Students tell me over and over again that they learn best when their courses and assignments fit well in the context of their everyday lives, career aspirations, and personal experiences. I have written Exploring Management, Third Edition to meet and engage the new generation of students in their personal spaces. It uses lots of examples, applications, visual highlights, and learning aids to convey the essentials of management. It also asks students lots of thought-provoking questions as they read. My hope is that this special approach and underlying pedagogy will help management educators work in many unique and innovative ways to enrich the learning experiences of their students.

images Exploring Management offers a flexible, topic-specific presentation.

The first thing you'll notice is that Exploring Management presents material in a way that meets student preferences for reading and studying “chunks” of material that can be digested in relatively short time periods. This is in direct response to my classroom experiences where I, and my students, find the typical book chapters increasingly cumbersome to handle. In Exploring ...

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