9780134473642

Business in Action Plus MyBizLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 8/e

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    9780134473642

  • ISBN10:

    0134473647

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback w/ Access Card
  • Copyright: 2/16/2016
  • Publisher: PRENTICE HALL

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NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products, you may also need a Course ID, which your instructor will provide.

 

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For introductory courses in business.

This package includes MyBizLab®

 

A Concise and Comprehensive Introduction to Business

Fully comprehensive, Business in Action remains significantly shorter than other introductory business textbooks without omitting any important principles and concepts. Featuring a highly organized, objective-driven structure, this Eighth Edition builds on the text’s tradition of incorporating relevant, contemporary examples from the business world with five brand-new vignettes and case studies bookending its chapters.

 

This updated edition also includes new and revised questions, visuals, and chapters covering relevant business trends and topics. The ideal textbook for introductory courses in business, Business in Action covers the full spectrum of contemporary business topics without filler or fluff.

 

Personalize Learning with MyBizLab

MyBizLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts.

 

0134473647 / 9780134473642 Business in Action Plus MyBizLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package

 

Package consists of:

  • 0134129954 / 9780134129952 Business in Action
  • 0134150775 / 9780134150772 MyBizLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Business in Action

 

Author Biography

Courtland L. Bovée and John V. Thill have been leading textbook authors for more than two decades, introducing millions of students to the fields of business and business communication. Their award-winning texts are distinguished by proven pedagogical features, extensive selections of contemporary case studies, hundreds of real-life examples, engaging writing, thorough research, and the unique integration of print and electronic resources. Each new edition reflects the authors’ commitment to continuous refinement and improvement, particularly in terms of modeling the latest practices in business and the use of technology.

 

Professor Bovée has 22 years of teaching experience at Grossmont College in San Diego, where he has received teaching honors and was accorded that institution’s C. Allen Paul Distinguished Chair. Mr. Thill is a prominent business consultant who has worked with organizations ranging from Fortune 500 multinationals to entrepreneurial start-ups. He formerly held positions with Pacific Bell and Texaco.

 

Table of Contents

1. Developing a Business Mindset

2. Understanding Basic Economics

3. The Global Marketplace

4. Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

5. Forms of Ownership

6. Entrepreneurship and Small-Business Ownership

7. Management Roles, Functions, and Skills

8. Organization and Teamwork

9. Production Systems

10. Employee Motivation

11. Human Resources Management

12. Labor Relations

13. The Art and Science of Marketing

14. Product and Pricing Strategies

15. Distribution and Marketing Logistics

16. Customer Communication

17. Financial Information and Accounting Concepts

18. Financial Management

19. Financial Markets and Investment Strategies

20. The Money Supply and Banking Systems

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