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MGMT5 2013 EDITION provides a unique book for your principles of management course that truly began with YOU. We asked you, the students, through conversations, focus groups, surveys, and interviews, how you learn best. Based on your answers and input from faculty, we took your solutions—brief chapters, MP3 files, even interactive quizzing—and built it into the most innovative approach to teaching and learning principles of management today. This innovative approach unites today's latest management research with author Chuck Williams's unique storytelling approach in a visually rich design that reads like a business periodical. This student-tested, faculty-approved streamlined text and suite of multimedia learning aids, including a useful CourseMate website, is designed to accommodate the busy and diverse lifestyles of today's learners. With MGMT5, you'll find everything you need to prepare efficiently and succeed in your principles of management course.
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 Webmaster for the Research Methods Division of the Academy of Management.
Part I: INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT. 1. Management. 2. History of Management. 3. Organizational Environments and Cultures. 4. Ethics and Social Responsibility. Part II: PLANNING. 5. Planning and Decision Making. 6. Organizational Strategy. 7. Innovation and Change. 8. Global Management. Part III: ORGANIZING. 9. Designing Adaptive Organizations. 10. Managing Teams. 11. Managing Human Resource Systems. 12. Managing Individuals and a Diverse Work Force. Part IV: LEADING. 13. Motivation. 14. Leadership. 15. Managing Communication. Part V: CONTROLLING. 16. Control. 17. Managing Information. 18. Managing Service and Manufacturing Operations. Endnotes. Name Index. Subject Index.