Management / Edition 5

Management / Edition 5

by Chuck Williams
     
 

ISBN-10: 0324568401

ISBN-13: 9780324568400

Pub. Date: 01/08/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Chuck Williams presents today's most salient management concepts and theories, in a unique presentation that your students will thoroughly understand and enjoy. Using an effective story-telling technique, fresh examples and unique pedagogy, Williams relates and reinforces management for the student. Topics were carefully selected and outdated management theory was

Overview

Chuck Williams presents today's most salient management concepts and theories, in a unique presentation that your students will thoroughly understand and enjoy. Using an effective story-telling technique, fresh examples and unique pedagogy, Williams relates and reinforces management for the student. Topics were carefully selected and outdated management theory was excluded to focus on those theories that have relevance to modern managers. Reviewers have highly praised Williams fresh approach and selection of topics stating that this is not only a text that their students will understand, they will truly enjoy reading it. The text is available as either a paperback or hardback and comes with a student CD-ROM including self-quizzes and a video case on Yahoo!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324568400
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/08/2008
Series:
Available Titles CengageNOW Series
Edition description:
Student
Pages:
800
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacexvii
Part 1Introduction to Management1
Chapter 1Management2
Chapter 2Organizational Environments and Cultures36
Chapter 3Ethics and Social Responsibility74
Part 2Making Things Happen111
Chapter 4Planning112
Chapter 5Managing Information148
Chapter 6Decision Making182
Chapter 7Control220
Part 3Meeting the Competition261
Chapter 8Global Management262
Chapter 9Organizational Strategy302
Chapter 10Innovation and Change344
Chapter 11Designing Adaptive Organizations390
Part 4Organizing People, Projects, and Processes433
Chapter 12Managing Individuals and a Diverse Work Force434
Chapter 13Managing Teams472
Chapter 14Managing Human Resource Systems510
Chapter 15Managing Service and Manufacturing Operations562
Part 5Leading603
Chapter 16Motivation604

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