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Top 11 Best Management Concept Books

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Management Concept Books

by Pamela K Oachs and Amy Watters

Health Information Management: Concepts, Principles and Practice, Fifth Edition, is a textbook for students and healthcare professionals alike. Proper management of health information is critical for the healthcare industry to advance and improve in areas of cost, access, and quality. Recognizing the pivotal role that health information plays when collected and stored accurately and completely so that it can then be analyzed to make critical clinical, financial, administrative and ethical decisions in healthcare is at the core of the health information management (HIM) profession. This book offers content to assist students and professionals already working in the healthcare field to understand the value of quality information from the point of patient-specific data collection to the aggregation of that data to generate information that can then be utilized to increase knowledge and support decision-making. The content of this book is modeled after the current HIM curriculum and the RHIA exam domains. This book guides the path for excellence in four-year baccalaureate programs and identifies the critical competencies in the HIM discipline today. The text is a foundation for successfully executing curriculum requirements, a preparation guide for the RHIA exam, and a resource for practicing healthcare and health information professionals in a variety of roles.

by Ruth Bryant RN MS CWOCN and Denise Nix

Prevent and manage wounds with this expert, all-inclusive resource! Acute & Chronic WoundsCurrent Management Concepts, 5th Edition provides the latest diagnostic and treatment guidelines to help you provide quality care for patients with wounds. This textbook presents an interprofessional approach to maintaining skin integrity and managing the numerous types of skin damage including topics that range from the physiology of wound healing, general principles of wound management, vulnerable patient populations, management of percutaneous tubes, and specific care instructions to program development. Written by respected nursing educators Ruth Bryant and Denise Nix, this bestselling reference also provides excellent preparation for all wound certification exams.

 

  • A comprehensive approach to the care of patients with acute and chronic wounds guides students and health care providers to design, deliver and evaluate quality skin and wound care in a systematic fashion; the comprehensive approach includes the latest advances in diagnosis, differentiation of wound types, nutrition, prevention, treatment, and pharmacology.
  • Self-assessment questions and answers in each chapter help you assess your knowledge and prepare for all wound certification exams.
  • Checklists offer a concise, easy-to-read summary of the steps needed to achieve the best patient care outcomes.
  • Risk assessment scales help in determining a patient’s risk for developing a wound, and wound classification tools identify the proper terminology to be used in documentation.
  • Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter focus your study on the most important content. 
  • Principles for practice development boost outcomes and productivity in agencies and institutions, home care, acute care, long-term care, and long-term acute care settings.

by Eric Bauer and Tyler Christifulli

Mechanical ventilation is a broad subject that encompasses many factors that must be considered while providing overall resuscitation. It is not as easy as just entering in a rate and tidal volume and pushing start. Critical care medicine has many core resuscitation pathways that need to be applied with mechanical ventilation in mind. Resuscitation is our goal, with mechanical ventilation being a small part in the overall treatment paradigm. As a critical care provider, it is imperative that you have a broad understanding of current practice guidelines and how each treatment affects your patient in a positive or negative manner. Couple this with the massive subject called mechanical ventilation and you have an even bigger mountain to conquer. Eric Bauer and Tyler Christifulli team up for this dynamic, thought-provoking book that will dissect ventilator management concepts within critical care medicine. Ventilator Management – ADVANCED: Concepts in Critical Care will continue building on the foundational book – Ventilator Management

by CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety)

From a collaborative effort of the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) and the Energy Institute (EI) comes an invaluable book that puts the focus on a specific qualitative risk management methodology – bow tie barrier analysis. The book contains practical advice for conducting an effective bow tie analysis and offers guidance for creating bow tie diagrams for process safety and risk management. Bow Ties in Risk Management clearly shows how bow tie analysis and diagrams fit into an overall process safety and risk management framework.

Implementing the methods outlined in this book will improve the quality of bow tie analysis and bow tie diagrams across an organization and the industry. This important guide:

  • Explains the proven concept of bow tie barrier analysis for the preventing and mitigation of incident pathways, especially related to major accidents
  • Shows how to avoid common pitfalls and is filled with real-world examples
  • Explains the practical application of the bow tie method throughout an organization
  • Reveals how to treat human and organizational factors in a sound and practical manner
  • Includes additional material available online

by Joy L. Starks, Philip J. Pratt

Gain a thorough, applied understanding of critical database issues with Starks/Pratt/Last’s CONCEPTS OF DATABASE MANAGEMENT, 9E. Real cases, examples and screenshots in this concise presentation help clarify database design, data integrity, normalization, concurrent updates, data security, and big data. Completely updated to SQL Server 2016, Microsoft Access 2016, and Office 365 standards, this edition explores SQL in a database-neutral environment while addressing E-R diagrams, normalization, and database design. Detailed coverage presents the relational model (including QBE and SQL), normalization and views, database administration and management. You also examine advanced topics such as distributed databases, data warehouses, stored procedures, triggers, data macros and Web Apps. This introduction to database is ideal for mastering today’s database techniques.

by John R. Walker

Restaurant Concepts, Management, and Operations, 8th Edition takes the reader from the initial idea to the grand opening. It features comprehensive, applications-based coverage of all aspects of developing, opening, and running a restaurant. This includes topics such as staffing, legal and regulatory concerns, cost control and general financing, marketing and promotion, equipment and design, the menu, sanitation, and concept. A one-stop guide to the restaurant business, the Eighth Edition of Walker’s, Restaurant Concepts, Management, and Operations continues the success of previous editions, providing, in an easy-to-read way, all of the skills and information needed to master every challenge and succeed in this highly competitive and rewarding industry. Each chapter has been revised, updated, and enhanced with numerous industry examples, sidebars, charts, tables, photographs, and menus. All of this information will help restaurant owners make the decisions necessary to build a thriving business.

by V. Kumar and Werner Reinartz

This book presents an extensive discussion of the strategic and tactical aspects of customer relationship management as we know it today. It helps readers obtain a comprehensive grasp of CRM strategy, concepts and tools and provides all the necessary steps in managing profitable customer relationships. Throughout, the book stresses a clear understanding of economic customer value as the guiding concept for marketing decisions. Exhaustive case studies, mini cases and real-world illustrations under the title “CRM at Work” all ensure that the material is both highly accessible and applicable, and help to address key managerial issues, stimulate thinking, and encourage problem solving. The book is a comprehensive and up-to-date learning companion for advanced undergraduate students, master’s degree students, and executives who want a detailed and conceptually sound insight into the field of CRM. The new edition provides an updated perspective on the latest research results and incorporates the impact of the digital transformation on the CRM domain.

by Paul Netscher

Essential reading for project owners and project managers.The author of several well regarded construction management books once again shares useful practical construction management information.Filled with invaluable tips, insights,examples and advice, this easy to read book takes you from project inception, where the project scope, size and location are decided. To planning, budgeting, appointing the project team, investigations, the design process, selecting the right contractor, dealing with project risks, preliminary work, dealing with project stakeholders, managing the construction process, and finally, commissioning and project completion. Chapters also cover project scheduling, financial aspects and contractual arrangements. You will be equipped with a comprehensive checklist to monitor each phase of your project.Whether you are seasoned project manager, maybe just starting in the construction management professions, perhaps launching a new project as a veteran property developer, or an owner contemplating a new project, or simply planning to build a new home, or preparing to renovate and extend your house, you will find this book filled with valuable information to help you plan, monitor and manage each project phase to ensure your project is a success

by Edwin C. Leonard and Kelly A. Trusty

Differentiate yourself in a competitive marketplace with SUPERVISION: CONCEPTS AND PRACTICES OF MANAGEMENT, 13E. A blend of traditional management concepts and emerging insights, the text draws from the authors’ firsthand business experience to deliver the leadership skills hiring managers want but rarely find in new recruits. This comprehensive single source for supervisory management expertise addresses the most critical challenges in business today, including globalization, economic turbulence, transitional and temporary workers, virtual employees, technology, outsourcing, and downsizing. Hands-on and practical, the text complements chapter readings with skill-building techniques and captivating video cases from well-known organizations, letting you experience supervisory roles yourself. Special attention to diversity and ethics also helps you develop a better sense of life beyond the classroom and enhances the text’s extensive coverage of communication, decision making, conflict resolution, and other essential supervisory skills.

by Arthur J. Frankel

Over the course of 20 years, this text has approached case management as both an art and a science by providing students and practitioners with the basics of case management theory, skills, and applications. This fourth edition, which focuses on both the social work and nursing professions, offers trainers, instructors, and students detailed information about how case management is delivered, major issues encountered in practice, how services are affected by different populations, and the unique skills that are required by case managers in order to be effective. Chapter exercises and case examples help readers practice some of the skills associated with the content offered.

Case Management is unique in that it brings together the major professions that conduct case management in the United States. It is focused on skill learning more than theory, and discusses not only the importance of case management in the current social work and medical milieu, but also the challenges that case managers face in helping clients. Additionally, the text offers a model for integrated case management between professions and in numerous settings, including nursing centers, community mental health facilities, and criminal justice centers.

by Robert N. Lussier

Packed with experiential exercises, self-assessments, and group activities, the Eighth Edition of Management Fundamentals helps students develop essential management skills they 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. 

New to This Edition

  • New case studies highlight contemporary challenges and opportunities facing managers at well-known organizations such as Whole Foods, Wells Fargo, and the Chicago Cubs. 
  • The book is completely updated with hundreds of new references and examples.
  • Expanded and updated Trends and Issues sections explore timely topics such as the changing nature of work, managing multiple generations, and virtual teams. 
  • All of the Applying the Concept boxes are new and engage students in applying the concepts to their own experiences and provide situational analysis opportunities to develop critical thinking skills.