This unique, re-engineered text defines and describes the new paradigm brought on by recent dramatic changes in the field of management. Managing Today! redefines the traditional functional approach employed by previous management texts to moreaccurately reflect recent, fundamental changes in the economy and workplace changes that have significantly reshaped today&s managers& jobs. Robbins& balanced approach presents an effective integration of theory and applications displayed within a clear, visual design specifically tailored for today&s students. For courses in Introduction to Management and courses that combine management and organizational behavior.Three things to know:- New paradigm for management. - Free SA Library CD-ROM with each book. - First introductory text with a full chapter on building trust. FEATURES- The new management paradigm- Builds managerial competencies by focusing on three knowledge areas: decision, planning and monitoring systems, organizing tasks, people and culture, and leading and empowering people. - Today? or Tomorrow? boxes Introduces cutting-edge ideas that are either currentlybeing implemented in today&s organizations, on the verge of implementation, or within the realm of near-term possibilities. - If I Were the Manager exercises offers chapter-ending exercises that provide students with a real-life problem faced by a practicing manager and ask students to consider possible solutions. - Team Activity exercises includes chapter-ending in-class exercises that require group interaction. - Improved video package, includes twelve chapter-ending ABC/SB2000 video cases and an integrative part-ending video case featuring NYC Advertising Co.Mad Dogs and Englishmen.