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Description: Drawing on a wealth of knowledge, extensive business experience, and his broad culture, Steve Hallam's textbook makes a compelling case for the notion that great managers are first and foremost principled and inspiring leaders. Samir (Sam) Gibara Retired Chairman & CEO The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company A true reference manual ... Anyone in business aspiring to a management position could use this book. Joseph M. Gingo Chairman, CEO, and President A. Schulman, Inc. This is the best Principles of Management book I have reviewed in years! Finally, someone is taking the topic of leadership seriously in a principles text. Students will be engaged by this book. It is readable, practical and interesting. Jim Strong Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs CSU Stanislaus About the book Principles of Management and Leadership is a cost-effective, concise text that covers the essentials of management and leadership. Often considered separate and distinct disciplines, readings in this book demonstrate that there is considerable overlap between management and leadership, both in theory and in practice. The first chapter of the text addresses motivation, a critical component of both. The concepts discussed in this chapter have immediate real-world application for students, helping them achieve personal success in their current coursework. Later chapters add a fresh and relevant leadership perspective to traditional topics in management. The materials chosen for the text reflect the authors' experience as both a lifelong educator at the university level, and a business professional dealing with management and leadership issues in his role as Dean of a number of large business schools. Effectively blending life experience with current theory, Principles of Management and Leadership addresses the following essential topics for leaders and managers: Part I: Motivation, Management History, Ethics, Planning, and Organizing Part II: Leading, Controlling, Teamwork, Writing, and Speaking as a Manager Part III: Diversity, Power, Small Business Management, Global Management, and Managing Your Career in Business Resources Access to a student-tested online resource platform that delivers a robust set of teaching and learning tools, including: PowerPoints (with lecture notes) Learning Objectives Audio Lectures Student Exercises Test Bank And more! Instructors also receive additional supplementary materials covering key points not found in the text, including Assurance of Learning Exercises, Reading Forum Prompts, Emotional Intelligence for Managers and Leaders, and Hiring and Firing. Contact us to request sample of these materials or a demo of the Cognella Online Resources(tm) platform.