Organization Theory and Design

by Richard L. Daft [2009]


pages 670

Discover to the most progressive thinking about organizations today as acclaimed author Richard Daft balances recent, innovative ideas with proven classic theories and effective business practices. Daft's best-selling ORGANIZATION THEORY AND DESIGN, 10E presents a captivating, compelling snapshot of contemporary organizations and the concepts driving their success that will immediately engage any reader. Recognized as one of the most systematic, well organized texts in the market, ORGANIZATION THEORY AND DESIGN helps both future and current managers thoroughly prepare for the challenges of today's business world


by Robert Kreitner [2008]


pages 600

Management, 11/e takes a practical, student-oriented approach toward teaching management with an emphasis on current topics, including issues of diversity, ethics, and technology. The student-friendly content features references to pop culture and cites current publications of interest to students. In addition to providing the management framework and introducing students to contemporary management topics, the text provides experiential activities to get students thinking and acting like real-life managers. Test Preppers at the end of each chapter provide students with immediate reinforcement and assessment of their understanding of key chapter concepts. A robust network of supplements helps students to understand the hands-on, real-world application of chapter concepts

International Marketing

by Dana-Nicoleta Lascu [2008]


pages 550

International marketing, with the student in mind. International Marketing, 3e provides an in-depth analysis of international marketing, adopting a strategic, applications-oriented approach to country- and region-specific environments. These are illustrated, in the text and in the case studies, with interviews conducted with international and local marketing managers and with marketing theorists who uphold different international marketing philosophies. The text offers an understanding of international marketing theory and practice within a constantly-changing and increasingly-complex global environment, with compelling company and marketing illustrations throughout


pages 900

Financial Accounting's distinctive focus company method motivates students by involving them in the business decisions of a real company, demonstrating how financial accounting makes a difference in the success of a firm. That, combined with pedagogical features and technology assets that serve a variety of learning styles, makes Short/Libby/Libby the textbook that both students and instructors agree is the best of its kind on the market today


pages 600

For undergraduate courses in Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation. Inspirational and informative, introduce students to the process of entrepreneurial success. There has never been a more exciting and opportunistic time to study entrepreneurship. Around the world, the current economic crisis is not just negatively affecting business, this crisis is also generating business opportunities for the creative and daring. Show your class how to take advantage with Entrepreneurship: Launching New Ventures, the text that introduces students to the process of entrepreneurial success and shows them how to be effective every step of the way

Economic Development in the Third World

by Michael P. Todaro [1977]


pages 478

This book is designed for use in undergraduate university courses focusing on the economics of development in Africa, Asia, and Latin America - regions often collectively referred to as the 'Third World'. It is structured and writtenboth for students who have had some basic training in economics and for those with little or no formal economics background


pages 810

Belch/Belch 9th edition continues its Advertising focus with an emphasis on IMC. It includes very comprehensive coverage of Agency issues and creative work and how it is related to the IMC mix. The authors understand that marketers must look beyond traditional media in order to achieve success. In order to best communicate with consumers, advertisers must utilize a myriad of tools (advertising, public relations, direct marketing, interactive/Internet marketing, sales promotion, and personal selling); Belch/Belch is the first book to reflect the shift from the conventional methods of advertising to the more widely recognized approach of implementing an integrated marketing communications strategy

Finance Management Project Strategic

by Hyannis Mass [1989]


pages 48

The primary purpose of SCORE is to render a community service by providing without charge, the expert assitance of its volunteer counselors to small businesses.


pages 764

This new edition of the bestselling book by Ian Marcouse and a team of experienced business-studies writers has been fully revised and revamped. Intellingently written, it explains key business principles and concepts in a straightforward way and provides ample opportunity for students to test their learning through exercises and data response questions

Business Studies Text and Activities

by Dermot F. Reynolds [1989]


pages 420

The purpose of this book is to cover the business studies syllabus at the various leves of the course. For this reason the language is as simple and concise as the context permits. The material is presented in such a way as to encourage initiative, investigation and self-reliance among students. Each chapter contains plenty of activities to challenge the weaker pupil and test the brighter one. These activities have been carefully designed to bring the outside world into the classroom. They help students learn technical material in a practical way. The emphasis throughout the book is on an integrated approach to the subject. This closely follows the syllabus, and will suit those teachers who wish to cover the course in one book. Teachers who prefer to use a text as resource material will find it a suitable teaching aid and a great help to 'learning by doing'

Business Organisation and Management

by M. C. Shukla [2010]


pages 890

Many changes that have taken place since the publication of the Seventeenth Edition have necessitated thorough and exhaustive revisions and updating of several chapters, as well as re-writing of some of them. More particularly, chapters dealing with Company Management, Principal of Management, Government and Business, Public Enterprises, Financial Function of Management and Advertising have been re-written either in part or in full with a view to incorporating new ideas and developments. As a result, the book should prove of greater utility to the student and the practising manager

Business Essentials (9th Edition)

by Ronald J. Ebert [2012]


pages 504

Business Essentials' focus on practical skills, knowledge of the basics, and important developments in business makes for a brief book, but a rich experience. The recent events in domestic and global economies are presenting unprecedented challenges, excitement, and disappointments for business–and a need for a change in the Introduction to Business course and text. This text captures the widespread significance of these developments and presents their implications on businesses today


pages 144

What could be better than the bestselling Schaum's Outline series? For students looking for a quick nuts-and-bolts overview, it would have to be Schaum's Easy Outline series. Every book in this series is a pared-down, simplified, and tightly focused version of its predecessor. With an emphasis on clarity and brevity, each new title features a streamlined and updated format and the absolute essence of the subject, presented in a concise and readily understandable form. Graphic elements such as sidebars, reader-alert icons, and boxed highlights stress selected points from the text, illuminate keys to learning, and give students quick pointers to the essentials

BTEC First Business

by Diane Canwell [2006]


pages 332

BTEC First Business is designed to specifically meet the requirements of the Edexcel qualification by offering students and centres coverage of the core units and specialist units. Packed with well-structured activities and case studies, this book enables students to apply theoretical principles to real-life business situations

Assessing Business Excellence

by L. J. Porter [2004]


pages 472

Assessing Business Excellence presents a strategic framework for business excellence and total quality management and shows how you can be actively involved in continuous improvement by systematically reviewing your business activities and results against holistic business excellence frameworks. For all practitioners who seek to use total quality management to improve their organization's effectiveness, efficiency and responsiveness, this title is the essential route map to business excellence. From two leading expert authors comes a book where the most recognized quality award criteria are used to explore the concepts of business excellence and self-assessment


pages 565

Written by three of the best forensic accountants and auditors, Thomas W. Golden, Steven L. Skalak, and Mona M. Clayton, The Auditor's Guide to Forensic Accounting Investigation explores exactly what assurances auditors should provide and suggests alternatives to giving the capital markets more of what they are requiring-greater assurances that the financial statements they rely upon for investment decisions are free of material error, including fraud. It reveals the surprising complexity of fraud deterrence, detection, and investigation, and offers a step-by-step approach to understanding that complexity

AQA A2 Economics

by Ray Powell [2014]


pages 404

Providing insights into the impact of the financial crisis and the major challenges facing the global economy, this textbook ensures you understand exactly what is required at A2. Show you are up to date with the rapidly changing economic world: new and updated case studies will help you analyse, evaluate and improve your exam answers. Feel confident in your revision: you can practise answering skills-based and exam-style questions throughout the book. Exam advice and additional extension material are online at

Records Management

by Debbie West [2002]


pages 260

This conversational text offers inviting projects that fulfill requirements for an introductory course in records management. Its interactive exercises assess the student's understanding of the principles and concepts supporting each management system. Instruction for proficiency in manual, subject, geographic, numeric, micrographic, and electronic filing systems. Authentic simulations of filing practices in contemporary business and industry


pages 1014

The 2nd edition of this successful book has several new features. The calibration discussion of the basic LIBOR market model has been enriched considerably, with an analysis of the impact of the swaptions interpolation technique and of the exogenous instantaneous correlation on the calibration outputs. A discussion of historical estimation of the instantaneous correlation matrix and of rank reduction has been added, and a LIBOR-model consistent swaption-volatility interpolation technique has been introduced


pages 93

This book is written for the sole purpose as a guide to trading and investing in the stock markets and should not be viewed or interpreted as the only means of profiting or as a guarantee to profit


pages 323

In this Complete Idiot's Guide, you get: common sense advice on what to consider before starting from scratch or buying an existing business or franchise; clear guidance on how to identify what you need to get into business: the material items, plans, money, and know-how necessary for success; easy-to-understand tips about marketing your goods and services; practical information about adding resources to increase your ability to serve customers; expert advice on keeping your business going and knowing when to sell

China's Stockmarket

by Stephen Green [2003]


pages 288

Sixteen years after the first shares were traded in Shanghai, China's stockmarket is now recognised as the developing world's most important market and is already the third largest in Asia. All the large Western banks and investment firms have a strong presence in Shanghai. Now that China has become a member of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the growth of the Chinese stockmarket is being eagerly watched. This is an informative and accessible guide to China's stockmarket. It explains the creation of the market and how it has developed since the 1980s. Key policies are examined; major scandals recounted; and the different types of investors—institutional and individuals—analysed. Finally, the book maps out the likely development of China's stockmarket over the next ten years and examines the opportunities and risks involved for foreign investors

Encyclopedia of Finance-ed

by Lee-Lee [2006]


pages 861

The Encyclopedia of Finance is a major new reference work covering all aspects of finance. Coverage includes finance (financial management, security analysis, portfolio management, financial markets and instruments, insurance, real estate, options and futures, international finance) and statistical applications in finance (applications in portfolio analysis, option pricing models and financial research). The project is designed to attract both an academic and professional market. It will also have international approach to ensure its maximum appeal

Great Ideas for Teaching Marketing

by Charles W. Lamb [1994]


pages 628

This second edition of Great Ideas for Teaching Marketing confirms what we suggested in the first edition - that finding ways to enhance teaching excellence would be a major challenge of higher education in the 1990s

Coping with Risk in Agriculture

by J. Brian Hardaker [1997]


pages 292

Risk and uncertainty are inescapable factors in agriculture. Farmers face production risk, from the weather, crop and livestock performance, and pests and diseases, as well as government-controlled institutional risk, and personal or human risk. Together with price or market risks, these constitute business risk which is further related to financial risk. All of these factors must be managed to achieve satisfactory management in agriculture. The aim of this book is to introduce the nature of agricultural decision making under uncertainty, the concept of rational choice and its foundations in theories of probability and risk preference. It also describes methods for the analysis of risky decisions that can be used in agriculture and the preparation of plans for risk management