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About the Author
Gary P. Latham is Professor of Organizational Effectiveness at Rotman School of Management. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, Canadian Psychological Association, National Academy of Human Resources, and the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology. He serves on the Board of Directors of the SHRM Foundation.
"There are too many fads and folderols in management, many wrong, some even harmful. This book is a must read for managers or students aspiring to be effective managers capable of building an effective organization. Gary Latham has brilliantly summarized the implication of thousands of rigorous academic studies into ten foundational lessons you can rely on to be right."
—Michael Beer, Professor Emeritus, Harvard Business School
"Gary Latham emphasizes the scientific aspect of effective management---evidence-based management, in an artful way. Practical examples and colorful illustrations demonstrate why and how proven, tested, techniques work in ten critical areas of management."
—Wayne F. Cascio, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor and Robert H. Reynolds Chair in Global Leadership, University of Colorado Denver
"Management must become more evidence-based. Latham has written a must-read book that explains what this means and provides many examples of what managers can do in order to make it happen. It identifies a wealth of practices that have been shown to be effective."
—Edward E. Lawler III, Director of the Center for Effective Organizations in the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California