Nelson Higher Education

Higher Education

MGMT8, 8th Edition

  • includes CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
  • Chuck Williams
  • ISBN-10: 1285867505
  • ISBN-13: 9781285867502
  • 448 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2015, 2014, 2013
  • COPYRIGHT: 2016 Published
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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.

Reviews

"I used all aspects of the 4LTR Press solutions. I found them very helpful study tools."
— Consuelo Seda, Student, Valencia Community College

About the 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 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.

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.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Companion Website  (ISBN-10: 1305577884 | ISBN-13: 9781305577886)
Cengage Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305577868 | ISBN-13: 9781305577862)

Cengage Learning Testing powered by Cognero® is a flexible, online system that allows you to: import, edit, and manipulate content from the text's test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.

CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285867548 | ISBN-13: 9781285867540)

CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook.

LMS Integrated for CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305645537 | ISBN-13: 9781305645530)
Aplia with Cengage Learning Write Experience 2.0 Powered by MyAccess, 1 term Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305084969 | ISBN-13: 9781305084964)

Aplia significantly improves outcomes and elevates thinking by increasing student effort and engagement. Developed by teachers and used by more than 1,000,000 students Aplia assignments connect concepts to the real world and focus on the unique course challenges facing students. Write Experience helps improve writing skills by evaluating student assignments based on voice, style, format, content, and originality. This resource benefits from Cengage Learning's exclusive agreement with Vantage Learning, the creator of the software used to grade the GMAT® essay portion.

LMS Integrated for Aplia, 1 term Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305645553 | ISBN-13: 9781305645554)
Cengage Learning Write Experience 2.0 Powered by MyAccess, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305084985 | ISBN-13: 9781305084988)

Write Experience helps improve writing skills by evaluating student assignments based on voice, style, format, content, and originality. This resource benefits from Cengage Learning's exclusive agreement with Vantage Learning, the creator of the software used to grade the GMAT® essay portion.

Student Supplements

CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285867548 | ISBN-13: 9781285867540)

CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook.

LMS Integrated for CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305645537 | ISBN-13: 9781305645530)
Aplia with Cengage Learning Write Experience 2.0 Powered by MyAccess, 1 term Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305084969 | ISBN-13: 9781305084964)

Aplia significantly improves outcomes and elevates thinking by increasing student effort and engagement. Developed by teachers and used by more than 1,000,000 students Aplia assignments connect concepts to the real world and focus on the unique course challenges facing students. Write Experience helps improve writing skills by evaluating student assignments based on voice, style, format, content, and originality. This resource benefits from Cengage Learning's exclusive agreement with Vantage Learning, the creator of the software used to grade the GMAT® essay portion.

LMS Integrated for Aplia, 1 term Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305645553 | ISBN-13: 9781305645554)
Cengage Learning Write Experience 2.0 Powered by MyAccess, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305084985 | ISBN-13: 9781305084988)

Write Experience helps improve writing skills by evaluating student assignments based on voice, style, format, content, and originality. This resource benefits from Cengage Learning's exclusive agreement with Vantage Learning, the creator of the software used to grade the GMAT® essay portion.