Effective Management: A Multimedia Approach (with Bind-In Printed Access Card) / Edition 4

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Overview

Your unique, individual style is reflected in how you look, the way you act, even in how you learn. Now, there's a management book written specifically for the way you learn best. Discover how Chuck does management like no one else with Chuck William's EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT, 4E. No one else puts strong management theories into practice right before your eyes like master story-teller and award-winning educator and author Chuck Williams. Whether you prefer to listen, see, read or act, you'll find the learning style or combination of learning approaches that appeal to you within this innovative, streamlined text and media-driven package. Intriguing visuals and practical learning features delve beyond mere memorization, as you explore individual and group decision making, examine ethical practices, and even inventory personal management abilities with new Self-Assessments. Videos examine management challenges within well-known organizations or explore short scenes from major motion pictures that demonstrate management principles in action. An EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT ONLINE multimedia resource provides one-stop award-winning study modules, audio lectures, and self-quizzes to ensure you understand critical management principles. See for yourself how Chuck does management like no one else as EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT, 4E lets you experience management at its best.

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Editorial Reviews

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Providing "all kinds of resources for all kinds of minds," this text introduces management functions, environments, and responsibilities; how to make things happen; meeting the global competition innovatively; organizing people, projects, and processes; and leadership. Includes actual case examples and meta-analyses; chapter- end critical thinking video cases and exercises to develop management potential; color graphics; a glossary of terms; three online student support modules (a study guide audio CD, a video case on CD-ROM, and a CD-ROM multimedia version of the text); and a chart correlating these multimedia resources with text chapters. An instructor's resource CD- ROM is available. Williams teaches management at Texas Christian U. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780324596922
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 12/23/2008
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 531
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Chuck Williams is Dean of the College of Business at Butler University. Dr. Williams previously served as Dean of the Eberhardt School of Business at the University of the Pacific and as Associate Professor of Management at the M.J. Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University. Dr. Williams has also served as Associate Dean and Chair of Management and has taught at Michigan State University and Oklahoma State University. Dr. Williams received his B.A. in Psychology from Valparaiso University. He specialized in Organizational Behavior, Human Resources, and Strategic Management while earning his M.B.A and Ph.D. in Business Administration from Michigan State University. His research interests include employee recruitment and turnover, performance appraisal, and employee training and goal setting. Dr. Williams has published research in the JOURNAL OF APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY, the ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT, HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT REVIEW, PERSONNEL PSYCHOLOGY, and the ORGANIZATIONAL RESEARCH METHODS JOURNAL. He was a member of the JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT's editorial board and currently serves as a reviewer for numerous other academic journals. He was also the Webmaster for the Research Methods Division of the Academy of Management.

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Table of Contents

Part 1: INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT. 1. Management. 2. Organizational Environments and Cultures. 3. Ethics and Social Responsibility. Part 2: PLANNING. 4. Planning and Decision Making. 5. Organizational Strategy. 6. Innovation and Change. 7. Global Management. Part 3: ORGANIZING. 8. Designing Adaptive Organizations. 9. Managing Teams. 10. Managing Human Resource Systems. Part 4: LEADING. 11. Motivation. 12. Leadership. 13. Managing Communication. Part 5: CONTROLLING. 14. Control. 15. Managing Information. 16. Managing Service and Manufacturing Operations.

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