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South-Western Cengage Learning, 2010 - Business & Economics - 376 pages
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MGMT, a unique book for your principles of management course, 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 quizzing--and built it into the most innovative approach to teaching and learning principles of management today. This student-tested, faculty-approved streamlined text and suite of multimedia learning aids is designed to accommodate the busy and diverse lifestyles of today's learners. With MGMT, you'll find everything you need to prepare efficiently and succeed in your principles of management course. Benefits: NEW! NEW CHAPTER VIDEOS ON DVD, ONLINE, AND IN THE INSTRUCTOR'S MANUAL: This edition's video package offers two updated video choices for each chapter that immediately engage students and jump start classroom discussion. Students are able to synthesize the material just viewed in videos and further investigate concepts with all-new "Printed Cases" in the instructor's manual that correspond with this edition's premier video package. "Workplace" videos take viewers into the inner-workings of organizations, such as Flight 001, Greensburg, Kansas, and Recycline, to see management theories applied in business. "BizFlix" video cases feature film clips from popular Hollywood movies that show how management concepts from the chapter apply to life. Extensive online study tools reflect the multimedia resources instructors thought students would use most, including downloadable flash cards, MP3 review podcasts, interactive online quizzing, and learning games--all available on the book's Website, An innovative combination of content delivery both in print and online provides a brief core text and a comprehensive suite of multimedia learning aids based on focus groups, surveys, and interviews with students like you, as

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About the author (2010)

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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