OverviewNote to our customers in New Zealand - alternative packages are available with this text and can be requested by contacting our Customer Services Department: e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org From overseas: Telephone: +61 7 3354 8444 Toll-free telephone (from New Zealand only): 0800 448 200 Fax (not toll-free): +61 7 3352 7107 Management: Foundations and Applications, 1st Asia-Pacific Edition is a more concise version of the popular text Management, 4th Asia-Pacific adition, which is also published by Wiley. The 15 chapters of this edition cover key topics typically taught in a 12- or 13- week teaching semester. Joining the author team and enhancing this edition's critical analysis of management theory and applications are the best-selling authors from another of the Wiley's undergraduate introductory management texts - Management: Core Concepts and Applications, 2nd Australasian Edition (Davidson et al.). This text has a strong emphasis on the importance of the Asian region to contemporary Australian and New Zealand organisations. Many Asian case examples are featured to illustrate key management concepts. This edition also discusses the impact of recent events such as the global financial crisis on the management of organisation, both during the crisis and in its aftermath. Of course, Management: Foundations and Applications, 1st Asia-Pacific edition also retains the features that make its larger 'parent' text so popular with students and lecturers: * a balanced coverage of small to medium-sized enterprises and larger multinational corporations * an emphasis on the need for business activities to be sustainable in the terms of preserving the wealfare of future generations * the Career Readliness Workbook at the end of the book, which includes a range of individual and group activities to encourage the practical application of management theory. With its clear insights into the dynamics of management in the workplace of today and future, Management: Foundations and Apllications,1st Asia-Pacific edition provides a sound basis for the contemporary undergraduate study of introductory management. Now with iStudy! The interactive study guide contains a series of interactive modules that will enhance your understanding of key concepts.