Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- HD30.15.E493 2013
"This work is designed to serve as a core reference for anyone interested in the essentials of contemporary management theory. Drawing together a team of international scholars, it examines the global landscape of the key theories and the theorists behind them, presenting them in the context needed to understand their strengths and weaknesses to apply them. In addition to interpretations of long-established theories, it also offers essays on cutting-edge research and provides concise definitions of key concepts, ideas, schools, and figures."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- HD62.5 .E62 2012
"While new ventures offer those who initiate them a high degree of independence, excitement, and potential for great reward, they also bring high risk, stress and greater potential for failure. Thus, it takes a special set of skills, techniques, and temperament to succeed. These skills, along with the potential risks and rewards and environmental settings and characteristics, are explored here."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- HC102.5.A2 E53 2005
"Containing more than 250 entries, this unique and ambitious work traces the development of management thinking and major business culture in North America. Entries range from 600 words to 2500 words and contain concise biographical detail, a critical analysis of the thinkers' doctrines and ideas and a bibliography including the subject's major works and a helpful listing of minor works."
International Encyclopedia of Business & Management
"Full-length entries, equivalent to any secondary critical work or journal paper, serve as excellent introductions to the debates and literature of a given topic or concept. Each entry is fully cross-referenced and a further reading section is carefully annotated to indicate the level and importance of the work cited which proves especially useful for the student to take their research further."