Business in Action

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2014-07-17
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Table of Contents

Contents in Brief

Prologue: Using This Course to Help Launch Your Career  
Part 1          Setting the Stage: The Business of Business  

            1            Developing a Business Mindset  

            2            Understanding Basic Economics  

            3            The Global Marketplace  

            4            Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility  

Part 2          Building the Framework: Business Ownership and Entrepreneurship  

            5            Forms of Ownership  

            6            Entrepreneurship and Small-Business Ownership  

Part 3          Guiding the Enterprise: Leadership, Organization, and Operations  

            7            Management Roles, Functions, and Skills  

            8            Organization and Teamwork  

            9            Production Systems  

Part 4          Supporting the Workforce: Motivation and Human Resources  

            10            Employee Motivation  

            11            Human Resources Management  

            12            Labor Relations  

Part 5          Satisfying the Customer: Marketing, Sales, and Customer Support  

            13            The Art and Science of Marketing  

            14            Product and Pricing Strategies  

            15            Distribution and Marketing Logistics  

            16            Customer Communication  

Part 6          Managing the Money: Accounting and Financial Resources  

            17            Financial Information and Accounting Concepts  

            18            Financial Management  

            19            Financial Markets and Investment Strategies  

            20            The Money Supply and Banking Systems  



            Appendix A  Business Law  

            Appendix B  Risk Management  

            Appendix C  Information Technology  

            Appendix D  Personal Finance: Getting Set for Life  

Brand, Organization, Name, and Website Index  
Subject Index  


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