MGMT8

  • includes CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
  • AUTHOR: Chuck Williams
  • ISBN-13: 9781285867502 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 448 Pages  Paperback 
  • 8th Edition
  • ©2016     Published
  • Prices are valid only in the respective region

Overview

About The Product

Created by the continuous feedback of a "student-tested, faculty-approved" process, MGMT 8 (Print + Enhanced CourseMate), 8E delivers a visually appealing, print component along with a consistent online offering with Enhanced CourseMate that includes an eBook in addition to a set of interactive digital tools, all at a value price. The instructors edition of the print text contains tear-out prep cards and Enhanced CourseMate allows for insturctors to track and monitor the performance of their students through the engagement tracker.

Features

  • Every 4LTR Press solution comes complete with an engaging print textbook, tear-out prep cards, an interactive digital solution (Enhanced CourseMate, which includes an eBook); all of which were directly influenced from student focus groups and surveys.
  • Shorter, comprehensive chapters in a modern design present content in a more engaging and accessible format without minimizing coverage for your course.
  • Tear-Out Review Cards at the back of the Student Editions provide students a portable study tool containing all of the pertinent information for class preparation.
  • Instructor Prep Cards at the back of the Instructor's Edition make preparation simple with detachable cards for each chapter, offering a quick map of chapter content, a list of corresponding PowerPoint and video resources, additional examples, and suggested assignments and discussion questions to help you organize chapter content efficiently.
  • Every 4LTR Press solution comes with Enhanced CourseMate, the interactive digital component that offers a full suite of unique learning tools that appeal to different learning styles. Practice quizzes, games, chapter videos and interactive content (i.e. Fill-in-the-blank, matching and graded quizzes) are only a click away.
  • All of the content and resources you expect with a supplements package are include out at our instructor's companion site – Test Bank content, PowerPoint slide deck, case studies and an instructor's manual.

About the Contributor

AUTHOR
  • Chuck Williams

    Dr. Chuck Williams is a Professor of Management in the Andre B. Lacy School of Business, formerly known as the College of Business, at Butler University. Dr. Williams previously served as Dean of the College of Business at Butler University, Dean of Eberhardt School of Business at the University of the Pacific, and 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 BA in psychology from Valparaiso University. He specialized in organizational behaviour, human resources, and strategic management while earning his MBA and PhD 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.

Table of Contents

Part I: INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT.
1. Management.
2. The 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 Ogranizations.
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.
Index.
Student/Instructor Review Cards.

New to this Edition

  • New box feature content in 12 of 18 chapters.
  • New management examples introduced in 17 of the 18 chapters (chapter 2 being the exception).
  • All statistics have been updated throughout the text communicate the most recent figures/information.
  • Updated a portion of the online practice quiz content for Enhanced CourseMate.

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