The Legal Environment of Business / Edition 6

The Legal Environment of Business / Edition 6

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by Nancy K. Kubasek, Bartley A. Brennan, M. Neil Browne
     
 

For courses in business law and the legal environment of business

This comprehensive textbook not only helps students develop a thorough understanding of the legal environment of business, but also enhances their ability to engage in critical thinking and ethical analysis, and ultimately survive in an increasingly competitive global

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Overview

For courses in business law and the legal environment of business

This comprehensive textbook not only helps students develop a thorough understanding of the legal environment of business, but also enhances their ability to engage in critical thinking and ethical analysis, and ultimately survive in an increasingly competitive global environment. The following features of this text are designed to ensure that the authors’ goal–to develop critically thinking students who understand the important concepts of business law and the legal environment of business–is attained.

Teaching and Learning Experience
This text will provide a better teaching and learning experience–for you and your students. It provides:

  • Critical thinking skills that are developed through a superior, comprehensive, one-of-a-kind approach.
  • An emphasis on the global environment that helps prepare students for working in countries outside of the United States, or for U.S. companies with dealings in foreign companies or countries.
  • Additional features that distinguish this text’s teaching and learning advantages, including links connecting the law to other disciplines, a balanced mix of classic and current cases, For Future Reading lists, Applying the Law to the Facts features and more.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132664844
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
03/24/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
864
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1 An Introduction to the Law and the Legal Environment of Business 1

1 Critical Thinking and Legal Reasoning 2

2 Introduction to Law and the Legal Environment of Business 18

3 The American Legal System 37

4 Alternative Tools of Dispute Resolution 77

5 Constitutional Principles 109

6 Cyberlaw and Business 145

7 White-Collar Crime and the Business Community 172

8 Ethics, Social Responsibility, and the Business Manager 219

9 The International Legal Environment of Business 246

Pt. 2 Private Law and the Legal Environment of Business 283

10 The Law of Contracts and Sales - I 284

11 The Law of Contracts and Sales - II 314

12 The Law of Torts 338

13 Product and Service Liability Law 375

14 Law of Property: Real, Personal, and Intellectual 407

15 Agency Law 444

16 Law and Business Associations 467

Pt. 3 Public Law and the Legal Environment of Business 503

17 The Law of Administrative Agencies 504

18 The Employment Relationship 526

19 Laws Governing Labor-Management Relations 556

20 Employment Discrimination 588

21 Environmental Law 633

22 Rules Governing the Issuance and Trading of Securities 665

23 Antitrust Laws 715

24 Laws of Debtor-Creditor Relations and Consumer Protection 758

App. A The Constitution of the United States 800

App. B Uniform Commercial Code (2000 Official Text), Article 2 807

Glossary 823

Index 839

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