About the Author
Dr. Chuck Williams is an Associate Professor of Management at the M.J. Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University. He received his B.A. in Psychology from Valparaiso University, and specialized in the areas of Organizational Behavior, Human Resources, and Strategic Management while earning his M.B.A and Ph.D. in Business Administration from Michigan State University. <br> Previously, Dr. Williams taught at Michigan State University and was on the Faculty of Oklahoma State University. His research interests include employee recruitment and turnover, performance appraisal, and employee training and goal-setting. He has published research in the Journal of Applied Psychology, the Academy of Management Journal, Human Resource Management Review, Personnel Psychology, and the Organizational Research Methods Journal. He is a member of the Journal of Managements Editorial Board, and serves as a reviewer for numerous other academic journals. He is also the webmaster for the Research Methods Division of the Academy of Management (http://www.aom.pace.edu/rmd). Dr. Williams was the 1997 co-recipient of the Society for Human Resource Managements Yoder-Heneman Research Award. He teaches Introduction to Business, Introduction to Management, Managing People, and a summer study abroad program called Leadership London. <br> Dr. Williams' teaching philosophy is based on four principles: (1) courses should be engaging and interesting; (2) theres nothing as practical as a good theory; (3) students learn by doing; and (4) students learn when they are challenged. He also has a strong interest in incorporating Internet technology into his courses (http://voltaire.is.tcu.edu/~cwilliams). In 1995, the undergraduate students at TCUs Neeley School of Business named him instructor of the year. In 1997, he was a recipient of TCUs Deans Teaching Award.