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CengageNOW for Management Skills: Assessment and Development 1st Edition

Ricky Griffin, David Van Fleet

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Overview

This robust, online course management system gives you more control in less time and delivers better student outcomes -- NOW. CengageNOW includes teaching and learning resources organized around lecturing, creating assignments, grading, quizzing, and tracking student progress and performance. Flexible assignments options include Self Assessments, Experiential Exercises, Role Play Exercises, Case analysis questions, and more. Video Quizzes feature segments covered in the chapters' Visualize the Skill section. These clips are from contemporary, popular movies like In Good Company, Failure to Launch, Friday Night Lights, Casino, and Charlie Wilson's War. Students can then test their understanding of the skills by watching a short clip and answering the corresponding multiple choice questions. These features enhance the text's unique approach to not only explaining but also showing management skills in action. Automatic grading and a gradebook option provide more control while saving you valuable time. A Personalized Study diagnostic tool empowers students to master concepts, prepare for exams, and become more involved in class.

CengageNOW™ Meets the Needs of All Types of Students

Ricky Griffin, Texas A&M University

Ricky W. Griffin is Distinguished Professor of Management and the Blocker Chair in Business in Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. After receiving his PhD from the University of Houston in 1978, Dr. Griffin joined the faculty at the University of Missouri for three years before moving to Texas A&M in 1981. His research on task design and dysfunctional work behavior has appeared in the Academy of Management Journal, the Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, the Journal of Management, and other outlets. He also served as Editor of the Journal of Management. Ricky has been Program Chair and Division Chair of the Organizational Behavior Division and Program Chair of the Research Methods Division of the Academy, Program Chair and President of the Southwest Academy of Management, and a member of the Board of the Southern Management Association. He is a fellow of both the Academy of Management and the Southern Management Association. Dr. Griffin has taught organizational behavior, human resource management, international management, and research methods at all levels and has won several teaching awards. He is a frequent speaker to executive audiences and is the author of several widely used textbooks. Dr. Griffin was Director of the Center for Human Resource Management at Texas A&M and just returned to the faculty at Mays after 11 years of full-time appointments as Management Department Head, Executive Associate Dean, and Interim Dean. His current research interests include workplace culture, managerial skills development, and decision making during times of crisis.

David Van Fleet, Arizona State University

David D. Van Fleet is a professor Management in the Morrison School of Agribusiness and Resource Management at Arizona State University. He received his Ph.D. in economics and management from the University of Tennessee - Knoxville. He has served as editor of the Journal of Management and the Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management as well as an officer in the Southwest Regional Division of the Academy of Management, the Southern Management Association, and the Management History Division of the Academy of Management. Dr. Van Fleet taught at the University of Tennessee, the University of Akron, and Texas A&M University before moving to Arizona State in 1989. His research interests include workplace violence, management history, and leadership. A well respected author, Dr. Van Fleet has written many successful books, including THE VIOLENCE VOLCANO, WORKPLACE SURVIVAL, CONTEMPORARY MANAGEMENT, BEHAVIOR IN ORGANIZATIONS, and ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR: A MANAGERIAL VIEWPOINT.
CengageNOW
CengageNOWv2 combines the way students use textbooks and online resources to learn, study and complete homework, allowing them to achieve ultimate success in this course in a digital world.

This Cengage solution can be seamlessly integrated into most Learning Management Systems (Blackboard, Brightspace by D2L, Canvas, Moodle, and more) but does require a different ISBN for access codes. Please work with your Cengage Learning Consultant to ensure the proper course set up and ordering information. For additional information, please visit the LMS Integration site.

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  • ISBN-10: 1285054180
  • ISBN-13: 9781285054186
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $110.00
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CengageNOW Instructor Testimonial: Kristen Quinn

Hear how Kristen Quinn of Northern Essex Community College uses CengageNOW to help her students develop stronger study skills.

“I liked the videos because they were short enough to teach me and because they were short, I was able to find time to watch them again and again if I did not understand the first time.”

“Interactive learning through CengageNOWv2 is very helpful since it immediately tells you what you got wrong and how to go about solving it so you can learn from your mistakes and then further practice similar problems.”

“The examples and problems used made it easy to understand how things worked in the real world and the business atmosphere.”

“When I switched to CengageNOW in fall 2014, the passing rate jumped more than 11 points to 85.7%, and then to 87.5% in spring 2015. My summer 2015 face-to-face class had eight students, and all of them — 100% — passed.”

“CengageNOW allows students to do their required homework at their own pace, and helps me ensure that they do it. It also gives me a methodology to monitor what they are doing outside of class.”

“CengageNOWv2 helps me move in the direction of keeping the students accountable for their own learning. From my perspective, when students are more accountable (to themselves and me), they are more confident in their ability to master Accounting. Then they are on their way to success in the class.”

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.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Intructor's Resource CD-ROM

ISBN: 9781133626541
Find everything you need to create a dynamic, interactive learning environment for your students with all of the key instructor ancillaries (Instructor's Manual, Test Bank, ExamView®, and PowerPoint® slides) at your fingertips. This powerful CD-ROM provides the ultimate timesaving tool for customizing lectures and presentations. The indispensable Instructor's Manual contains chapter overviews and outlines, lecture enhancements, suggestions for administering exercises, interpretations for the assessments, suggested answers for the chapter case questions, and more. The Test Bank offers multiple-choice, true/false, and essay questions. Each question is tagged with useful metadata. ExamView® contains all of the questions in the printed Test Bank. You can easily add, edit, or select specific questions, instructions, and answers (randomly or numerically) on the screen. Bring your lectures to life with the dynamic PowerPoint® Lecture Presentation slides. Slides are organized by chapter and can be easily modified.

CourseMate with Career Transitions 2.0, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781133314240
Engaging, trackable, and affordable, the new CourseMate website offers a dynamic way to bring course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed edition of the text. Provide your students with this robust array of learning tools to enrich their course experience. Students gain immediate access to videos with quizzing and PowerPoint® slides, as well as helpful interactive quizzes, assessments, and engaging games. The Engagement Tracker tool, when used, provides you with the ability to identify at-risk students while it's still early enough to help, and also allows you to see what resources your student find most valuable.

FOR STUDENTS

CourseMate with Career Transitions 2.0, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781133314240
Cengage Learning's CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Maximize your course success with the integrated eBook and chapter-specific learning tools that include flashcards, quizzes, videos, and more in your CourseMate. Key Features: Interactive eBook, Engagement Tracker, Learning Objectives, Tutorial Quizzes, Glossary and Flashcards, and Web Links and References.

Flash Cards, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781285795317
Flashcards designed to work with your text can help you to review and learn essential terms and key concepts. Interactive flashcards include terms and definitions for each chapter. This is instant access product; at the completion of your purchase, simply go to "My Home" and gain immediate access to your product. Note: If you have purchased CourseMate for your title, flash cards are already included.

Quizzing Instant Access

ISBN: 9781285791517
Interactive practice quizzes designed to work with your text can help you to review and learn essential terms and key concepts. True/false and multiple choice questions are included for each chapter. Check your score and take quizzes again if needed. A reference for where to find more material in the text is included with each answer. This is instant access product; at the completion of your purchase, simply go to "My Home" and gain immediate access to your product. Note: If you have purchased CourseMate for your title, flash cards are already included.

Quizzing, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781285787718
Interactive practice quizzes and flashcards designed to work with your text can help you to review and learn essential terms and key concepts. Flashcards contain terms and definitions for each chapter. Practice quizzes consist of true/false and multiple choice questions for each chapter. Check your score and take quizzes again if needed. A reference for where to find more material in the text is included with each answer. This is instant access product; at the completion of your purchase, simply go to "My Home" and gain immediate access to your product. Note: If you have purchased CourseMate for your title, practice quizzes and flashcards are already included.