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Overview

Business Bonus pack Includes:
  • Audio Review CDs
  • HM eStudy CD
  • Self-study worksheets
  • Practice tests
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780618769452
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 1/28/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 10.60 (h) x 1.19 (d)

Meet the Author

William Pride received his Ph.D. from Louisiana State University in 1972 and is currently professor of marketing at Texas A&M University. His research interests are primarily in the areas of advertising, promotion, and marketing education. His articles appear in a number of academic journals, including Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Academy Market Science, and Journal of Advertising. He and Dr. Ferrell also edited a special issue on "Teaching the Principles of Marketing Cour

Robert J. Hughes (PhD, University of North Texas) specializes in business administration and college instruction. Currently, he teaches Introduction to Business and Personal Finance both on campus and online for Richland College-one of seven campuses that are part of the Dallas County Community College District. In addition to Business and Foundations of Business, published by Cengage Learning, he has authored college textbooks in personal finance and business mathematics, served as a content consultant for two popular national television series, It's Strictly Business and Dollars & Sense: Personal Finance for the 21st Century, and is the lead author for a business math project utilizing computer-assisted instruction funded by the ALEKS Corporation. He is also active in many academic and professional organizations and has served as a consultant and investment advisor to individuals, businesses, and charitable organizations. Dr. Hughes is the recipient of three different Teaching in Excellence Awards at Richland College. According to Dr. Hughes, after 30 years teaching Introduction to Business, the course is still exciting: There's nothing quite like the thrill of seeing students succeed, especially in a course like Introduction to Business that provides the foundation for not only academic courses, but also life in the real world."

Jack R. Kapoor (EdD, Northern Illinois University) is Professor of Business and Economics in the Business and Services Division at the College of DuPage, where he has taught since 1969. He previously taught at Illinois Institute of Technology's Stuart School of Management, San Francisco State University's School of World Business, and other colleges. Professor Kapoor was awarded the Business and Services Division's Outstanding Professor Award for 1999-2000. He served as an Assistant National Bank Examiner for the U.S. Treasury Department and as an international trade consultant to Bolting Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Mumbai, India. Dr. Kapoor is known internationally as a coauthor of several textbooks and has served as a content consultant.

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Table of Contents

PART I: THE ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS. 1. Exploring the World of Business and Economics. 2. Being Ethical and Socially Responsible. 3. Exploring Global Business. PART II: BUSINESS OWNERSHIP AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP. 4. Choosing a Form of Business Ownership. 5. Small Business, Entrepreneurship, and Franchises. PART II: MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION. 6. Understanding the Management Process. 7. Creating a Flexible Organization. 8. Producing Quality Goods and Services. PART IV: HUMAN RESOURCES. 9. Attracting and Retaining the Best Employees. 10. Motivating and Satisfying Employees and Teams. 11. Enhancing Union-Management Relations. PART V: MARKETING. 12. Building Customer Relationships Through Effective Marketing. 13. Creating and Pricing Products that Satisfy Customers. 14. Wholesaling, Retailing, and Physical Distribution. 15. Developing Integrated Marketing Communications. PART VI: INFORMATION FOR BUSINESS STRATEGY AND DECISION MAKING. 16. Understanding Information and e-Business. 17. Using Accounting Information. PART VII: FINANCE AND INVESTMENT. 18. Understanding Money, Banking, and Credit. 19. Mastering Financial Management. 20. Understanding Personal Finances and Investments.

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