Management, Volume 1

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Thomson/South-Western, 2003 - Management - 793 pages
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Chuck Williams presents management concepts and theories through a unique framework and a writing style that truly engages readers and draws them into the material. Focusing on how managers "make things happen' in modern organizations, the text shows the role and impact of management on individuals and organizations. Management, 2nd edition makes frequent use of stories, detailed examples and other unique pedagogical features that reinforce key concepts for the reader and put it in a context that they can relate. Williams' fresh approach, selection of topics, and unique features have been praised by users for their clarity and readability.

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Part One Introduction to Management
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Part One Introduction to Management l
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Part Two Making Things Happen 111
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About the author (2003)

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.

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