Legal Environment of Business: A Critical Thinking Approach / Edition 4

Legal Environment of Business: A Critical Thinking Approach / Edition 4

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

ISBN-10: 0131498568

ISBN-13: 9780131498563

Pub. Date: 07/01/2005

Publisher: Prentice Hall

For courses in business law and the legal environment of business.

Help readers understand the legal aspect of business by incorporating critical thinking and ethical analysis

The Legal Environment of Business: A Critical Thinking Approach introduces students to the legal side of business using a clear, well-developed,

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For courses in business law and the legal environment of business.

Help readers understand the legal aspect of business by incorporating critical thinking and ethical analysis

The Legal Environment of Business: A Critical Thinking Approach introduces students to the legal side of business using a clear, well-developed, eight-step critical thinking model. This book uses some of the most significant real-life legal cases to help students develop their knowledge about the relationship between business and the legal system. Distinguishing itself by emphasizing the critical thinking skills necessary to survive in today’s competitive global business environment, the text also incorporates ethical analysis and considers the impact of values on legal outcomes.

This Eighth Edition has been updated with more current cases, new suggested readings, and new chapters concerning immigration law and the America Invents Act, which significantly impacts patent law. The text further sets itself apart through additional features that connect the law to other disciplines beyond business, introduces a balanced mix of current and classic cases, and presents lists to encourage further reading and exploration of various topics.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131498563
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/01/2005
Edition description:
4TH
Pages:
888
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1An introduction to the law and the legal environment of business1
1Critical thinking and legal reasoning2
2Introduction to law and the legal environment of business18
3The American legal system36
4Alternative tools of dispute resolution73
5Constitutional principles105
6Cyberlaw and business138
7White-collar crime and the business community163
8Ethics, social responsibility, and the business manager204
9The international legal environment of business228
Pt. 2Private law and the legal environment of business261
10The law of contracts and sales - I262
11The law of contracts and sales - II286
12The law of torts307
13Product and service liability law338
14Law of property : real, personal, and intellectual372
15Agency law411
16Law and business associations433
Pt. 3Public law and the legal environment of business469
17The law of administrative agencies470
18The employment relationship494
19Laws governing labor-management relations525
20Employment discrimination560
21Environmental law605
22Rules governing the issuance and trading of securities640
23Antitrust laws692
24Laws of debtor-creditor relations and consumer protection744
App. AThe Constitution of the United States779
App. BUniform Commercial Code (2000 official text), Article 2787

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