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The SAGE edge site for Management Fundamentals by Robert Lussier offers a robust online environment you can access anytime, anywhere, and features an impressive array of free tools and resources to keep you on the cutting edge of your learning experience.

Packed with experiential exercises, self-assessments, and group activities, the Ninth Edition of Management Fundamentals develops essential management skills students can use in their personal and professional lives. Bestselling author Robert N. Lussier uses the most current cases and examples to illustrate management concepts in today's ever-changing business world. This fully updated new edition provides in-depth coverage of key AACSB topics such as diversity, ethics, technology, and globalization. Key Case Studies: Case studies highlight contemporary challenges and opportunities facing managers at well-known organizations such as Whole Foods, Wells Fargo, and the Chicago Cubs. Trends and Issues sections explore timely topics such as the changing nature of work, managing multiple generations, and virtual teams. Self-Assessments help readers gain personal knowledge of management functions in the real world and provide opportunities for readers to learn about their personal management styles and apply chapter concepts. Skill Builder Exercises develop skills readers can use in their personal and professional lives. Ideas on Management chapter-opening cases highlight real companies and people and are revisited throughout the chapter to illustrate and reinforce chapter concepts. Case studies ask readers to put themselves in the role of a manager to apply chapter concepts and consider issues facing real organizations. Join the Discussion boxes provide opportunities for classroom dialog around ethical dilemmas facing today's organizations. Written in an accessible and practical style using a three-prong approach that covers concepts, application, and skills for all traditional and current topics in management.


We gratefully acknowledge Robert Lussier for writing an excellent text. Special thanks are also due to Erica Berte of Metropolitan State University for developing the Appendix in Chapter 9; Loren Kuzuhara of University of Wisconsin – Madison for authoring new and updated case studies; and Joanna Shaw of Tarleton State University for authorship of the video quizzing.