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Effective Management 7th Edition

Chuck Williams

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Discover how award-winning educator and author Chuck Williams does management with the latest edition of EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT. This captivating and comprehensive package helps you reach all the students in your management course with learning approaches that meet their individual needs. Fresh visuals, the latest examples, and meaningful applications reflect management practices today. Proven learning features move students beyond simple memorization to explore individual and group decision making, consider practical ethics, and even inventory personal management abilities using self-assessments.

Chuck Williams, Butler University

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 behavior, 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.

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  • The MindTap learning system offers a dynamic way to bring course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that are fully integrated with this edition of the text.
  • "What Would You Do?" chapter-opening cases place students in well-known companies as managers. They can resolve actual management issues as these intriguing chapter-opening cases personalize dilemmas and highlight common managerial challenges related to chapter content.
  • Students gain a better understanding of their management potential with an entire suite of Self-Assessments. These Self-Assessments also are available in an interactive format within the MindTap platform.
  • In the midst of today's conflicting and ever-changing research results, "What Really Works" features use the meta-analysis research tool (a study of studies) to analyze conflicting or multiple theories. Students see what management strategies are effective in each situation. This features serves as an excellent tool for initiating class discussion.
  • Chuck Williams weaves the latest management stories and intriguing examples throughout this edition to help students connect management theory and application in a way they both understand and enjoy. The book's student-centered approach uses a numbered chapter outline system and small sections of text to guide today's busy student through multiple study sessions.

Effective Management


1. Management.
2. Organizational Environments and Cultures.
3. Ethics and Social Responsibility.
4. Planning and Decision Making.
5. Organizational Strategy.
6. Innovation and Change.
7. Global Management.
8. Designing Adaptive Organizations.
9. Managing Teams.
10. Managing Human Resource Systems.
11. Motivation.
12. Leadership.
13. Managing Communication.
14. Control.
15. Managing Information.
16. Managing Service and Manufacturing Operations.
Name Index.
Subject Index.

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.


Instructor's Companion Website

ISBN: 9781285871936


ISBN: 9781305270923
The "On the Job" videos are available within MindTap and on DVD and include highly-engaging studies of real organizations applying the principles covered in the text. Companies profiled include Honest Tea, Stew Leonard's, and more.

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access

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Cengage Learning Testing Powered by Cognero is a flexible, online system that allows you to author, edit, and manage test bank content from multiple Cengage Learning solutions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your learning management system, your classroom, or wherever you want!