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MindTapV2.0 Management, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Griffin's Fundamentals of Management, 8th Edition

  • Ricky Griffin
  • ISBN-10: 1337278629
  • ISBN-13: 9781337278621
  • Mixed Media
  • COPYRIGHT: 2018 Published
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About the Product

MindTapV2.0 Management, 8th Edition, is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today’s students into critical thinkers with the ultimate goal of getting students to THINK and ACT like managers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie-cutter into cutting-edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. As an instructor using MindTap, you have at your fingertips the right content and unique set of tools curated specifically for your course, all in an interface designed to improve workflow and save time when planning lessons and course structure. The control to build and personalize your course is all yours, focusing on the most relevant material while also lowering costs for your students. Stay connected and informed in your course through real-time student tracking that provides the opportunity to adjust the course as needed based on analytics of interactivity in the course. MindTap for Management has been completely revised and updated to incorporate a suite of new digital resources designed to facilitate and measure student success. Students can synchronously work together in experiential exercises to create videos, write papers, and deliver presentations, with the goal of developing critical interpersonal skills. Interactive Self Assessments help students engage students by learning about their own management skills and how to apply management theories in life. Simulations put students in decision making positions that help apply concepts. Our adaptive learning solution provides customized questions, text, and video resources based on student proficiency to help students efficiently and effectively master course material.


  • MindTap helps streamline your workflow with carefully curated content and a unique set of tools saving you valuable time in your course preparations. In addition, automatically grades assignments and quizzes while also providing students with instant feedback on their work.

  • Provide students with organizational and study tools designed to better manage their limited time, allowing them to complete assignments whenever and wherever they are ready to learn.

  • Save students money in their course materials with a single destination that reflects exactly what’s important to you, the instructor.

  • Track students in real time with the Progress app adjust the course as needed based analytics of interactivity in the course.

  • With the MindTap Mobile App, you can keep your students informed of assignments, course due dates, or any changes to your course while also arming them with on-the-go study tools like flashcards and quizzing.

  • Build and personalize your course by integrating your own content into the MindTap Reader using your own documents or pull from sources like RSS feeds, YouTube videos, websites, Google Docs and more. Control what content students see and when they see it with a learning path that can be used as-is or matched to your syllabus exactly.

  • Empower students with the information to know where they stand at all times--both individually and compared to the highest performers in class within the student view of the Progress App.

  • Engage students with course material specially customized for them by you streamlined in one proven, easy-to-use interface.

  • StudyHub is one-stop-studying tool that allows you to deliver important information and empowers your students to personalize their experience. Share content from the MindTap Reader and create notes and study guides to help students focus and succeed.

  • The Message Center app helps you to quickly and easily contact students directly from the MindTap platform. Any message posted in the Message Center is communicated directly to each student enrolled in the course via the communication medium designated by the student.

  • Interactive Self Assessments help students engage students by helping them make personal connections to the content presented in the chapter. Students are able to see how their responses compare to others (anonymously) in their class, school and across the country. A short quiz at the end helps ensure students understand their score and makes this activity both assignable and gradable.

  • Management Simulations – scenario based activities put students in decision making positions that help apply concepts.

  • Our adaptive learning solution powered by Knewton through the use of sophisticated Artificial Intelligence provides a personalized learning experience through customized assessment, text, and video resources based on student proficiency to help students efficiently master course material.


"I'm definitely more engaged because of MindTap."
— Student, University of Central Florida

About the Author

Ricky Griffin

Dr. Ricky W. Griffin is Distinguished Professor of Management and the Blocker Chair in Business in Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. After receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Houston in 1978, Dr. Griffin joined the faculty at the University of Missouri for three years before moving to Texas A&M in 1981. His research on task design and dysfunctional work behavior has appeared in the leading professional journals, including Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly and Journal of Management. He has served as editor of the Journal of Management and has been program chair and division chair of the Organizational Behavior Division and Program Chair of the Research Methods Division of the Academy, Program Chair and President of the Southwest Academy of Management, and a member of the Board of the Southern Management Association. He is a fellow of both the Academy of Management and the Southern Management Association. Dr. Griffin has taught organizational behavior, human resource management, international management, and research methods at all levels and has won several teaching awards. He is a frequent speaker to executive audiences and is the author of several widely used textbooks. Dr. Griffin was director of the Center for Human Resource Management at Texas A&M and just returned to the faculty at Mays after 11 years of full-time appointments as Management Department Head, Executive Associate Dean and Interim Dean. His current research interests include workplace culture, managerial skills development and decision making during times of crisis.

Table of Contents

Chapter 07 Self-Assessment: Innovation and Learning Styles- This self-assessment is designed to help you identify your learning style.

Chapter 07: Organization Change and Innovation: Reading-Explore the e-book here.

Chapter 07: Assignment: Organization Change and Innovation- You will solve problems on the management of organization change and innovation.

Chapter 07 Skill Building: Organization Change and Innovation- These assignments will help you hone your management skills.

Chapter 07 Writing Assignment: Organizational Change- This assignment will help you to improve your writing skills using Write Experience.

Chapter 07 Group Project: Group Innovation- Work with your group to complete this project using the YouSeeU™ app.

Chapter 07: Quiz- In this quiz you will check your understanding of everything that you have learned in this chapter.

Chapter 07: Concept Clips: Change Process- This video helps to explain chapter concepts.

Chapter 07: Concept Clips: Resistance to Change- This video helps to explain chapter concepts.

Chapter 07: Concept Clips: Need for Change- This video helps to explain chapter concepts.

Chapter 07: On the Job Video: Honest Tea: Innovation- Watch this video to see how chapter concepts are used in the real world.

Chapter 07: Unit Study Center- As you work through your assignments in your MindTap course, Knewton’s adaptive learning technology determines the concepts you have mastered and delivers personalized recommendations for optimal learning.


All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

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