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Published: 
June 2016
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448
ISBN (Digital): 
978-1-4533-7503-7

Principles of Management

Version 3.0
By Talya Bauer, Berrin Erdogan, Jeremy Short, and Mason A. Carpenter
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Principles of Management covers all of the traditional topics in an introductory management course. The authors teach management principles to tomorrow’s business leaders by weaving three threads through every chapter: strategy, entrepreneurship, and leadership. Version 3.0 has been streamlined to make key points more quickly and describe them more powerfully.

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Talya Bauer Portland State University

Talya Bauer (PhD, Purdue University) is the Cameron Professor of Management and Affiliated Professor of Psychology at Portland State University. She is an award-winning teacher and researcher and recipient of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Distinguished Teaching Award as well as the Academy of Management Human Resource division’s Innovations in Teaching Award. She conducts research about relationships at work throughout the employee lifecycle, including recruitment, applicant reactions to selection, onboarding, and leadership. Her work has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as well as the SHRM and SIOP foundations and has been published in research outlets such as the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Learning and Education Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, and Personnel Psychology. She has worked with dozens of government, Fortune 1000, and start-up organizations and has been a Visiting Scholar in France, Singapore, Spain, the UK, and at Google Headquarters and she has delivered keynote addresses in Australia, Greece, Spain, the UK, and the United States. She has served in elected positions including the HRM Executive Committee of the Academy of Management and Member-at-Large for SIOP. In 2018-2019 she served SIOP as its president. She is an associate editor for the Journal of Applied Psychology (and the former editor of Journal of Management). Her work has been discussed in BusinessWeek, Harvard Business Review, the New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and NPR’s All Things Considered. She is a fellow of SIOP, the American Psychological Association, Association for Psychological Science, and International Association of Applied Psychology.

Berrin Erdogan Portland State University

Berrin Erdogan (PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago) is the Express Employment Professionals Professor of Management and Affiliated Professor of Psychology at Portland State University. Berrin’s research focuses on two themes. First, she examines how leaders lead through the relationships they build with their employees, and the implications of manager-employee relationships for employee effectiveness, retention, and well-being. Second, she is interested in understanding person-job fit and misfit, with a focus on why and how employees find themselves overqualified for their jobs and the consequences of being overqualified. She conducted studies and shared results with organizations in manufacturing, retail, healthcare, education, information technology, construction, and banking among others, in the USA, UK, China, Turkey, Vietnam, France, and India. To date, she has published over 60 journal articles and book chapters, and coauthored seven books, including Organizational Behavior: Bridging Science and Practice, Essentials of Organizational Behavior:  Bridging Science and Practice, and Principles of Management. Her work has been discussed in media outlets including the New York Times, Harvard Business Review, CNBC, BBC Capital, and Wall Street Journal, among others. She is a fellow of Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) and Association for Psychological Sciences (APS). She served as an associate editor for European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology and Personnel Psychology and is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Personnel Psychology. Berrin is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences and served as a visiting scholar and gave invited talks in Australia, Canada, Greece, Iceland, Singapore, Spain, Turkey, the UK, and the USA.

Jeremy Short University of North Texas - Denton

Jeremy Short (PhD Louisiana State University) is the G. Brint Ryan Chair in Entrepreneurship at the University of North Texas. His research examines crowdfunding and the drivers of business performance in both entrepreneurial and larger firms. Jeremy’s teaching expertise was recognized with the Regent’s Award for Superior Teaching when he was on faculty at the University of Oklahoma. Jeremy has also written several traditional and unorthodox low-cost textbooks including a graphic novel focusing on management and entrepreneurship (Atlas Black: The Complete Adventure), as well as a graphic novel focusing on franchising and family business (Tales of Garcón: The Franchise Players). Jeremy was inducted as a Southern Management Association Fellow on several factors, including the publication more than 100 articles and book chapters in such journals as Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Organization Science, Personnel Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Academy of Management Learning and Education, and Journal of Business Venturing. His work has also been featured in media outlets such as CNBC, Forbes, Scientific American Mind, The Wall Street Journal, BizEd, Franchise Times, Tulsa World, and The Oklahoman. Jeremy also served as editor for several leading journals including Journal of Management, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Organizational Research Methods, and Family Business Review

Mason A. Carpenter University of Wisconsin-Madison

Mason (PhD, 1997, University of Texas at Austin) was the M. Keith Weikel professor of leadership at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Wisconsin School of Business. His research in strategic management concerned corporate governance, top management teams, social networks, and the strategic management of global startups and was published widely in leading management and strategy journals. He was also author of numerous books used in leading undergraduate, MBA, and education courses around the world, including Principles of Management published by Flat World Knowledge. He was associate editor of the Academy of Management Review and served on the editorial board of the Strategic Management Journal. At the University of Wisconsin, he was responsible for the undergraduate, MBA, and ExecMBA courses in business, corporate, and global strategy. With others, he had also advised the top management teams and business unit leaders of Fiskars, SABMiller, GE, Harley Davidson, Rockwell International, Vivendi, Kerry Ingredients, Covance, Danisco, Badger Meter, and Banta in the areas of strategy formulation, strategy implementation, and strategic change. His teaching accomplishments included MBA Professor of the Year, notoriety as one of the two most popular professors in several BusinessWeek MBA program polls, the Larson Excellence in Teaching award from the Wisconsin School of Business, and, most recently, a Distinguished Teaching award from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He also worked to integrate experiential and behavioral perspectives of strategic management into the classroom through positions on the BPS and SMS Executive Committees, Doctoral and New Faculty BPS consortia, and the widely-used BPS Strategy Teaching Toolkit. He passed away in 2011 and is survived by his wife and two sons.
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