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Read more about Advanced Business Law and the Legal Environment

Advanced Business Law and the Legal Environment

Don Mayer, University of Denver

Daniel Warner, Western Washington University

George Siedel, University of Michigan

Jethro Lieberman, New York Law School

Alyssa Martina, Metro Parent Publishing Group


Mayer, Warner, Siedel and Lieberman's Advanced Business Law and the Legal Environment is an up-to-date textbook with coverage of legal and regulatory issues that are more technical than the topics in the authors' Foundations of Business Law and the Legal Environment.

(2 reviews)

Read more about An Introduction to Cooperation and Mutualism

An Introduction to Cooperation and Mutualism

Michael Boland, University of Minnesota


This textbook introduces readers to the idea of cooperation and mutualism. Cooperatives and mutuals are participatory organizations in which members participate in control and governance, receive economic benefits through patronage refunds or net income, and become owners through equity. These mutual-benefit organizations exist alongside non-profit organizations and investor-benefit organizations through the global economy.

(1 review)

Read more about Beyond Lean: Simulation in Practice, Second Edition

Beyond Lean: Simulation in Practice, Second Edition

Charles Standridge, Grand Valley State University


Lean thinking, as well as associated processes and tools, have involved into a ubiquitous perspective for improving systems particularly in the manufacturing arena. With application experience has come an understanding of the boundaries of lean capabilities and the benefits of getting beyond these boundaries to further improve performance. Discrete event simulation is recognized as one beyond-the-boundaries of lean technique. Thus, the fundamental goal of this text is to show how discrete event simulation can be used in addition to lean thinking to achieve greater benefits in system improvement than with lean alone. Realizing this goal requires learning the problems that simulation solves as well as the methods required to solve them. The problems that simulation solves are captured in a collection of case studies. These studies serve as metaphors for industrial problems that are commonly addressed using lean and simulation.

(2 reviews)

Read more about Building Strategy and Performance

Building Strategy and Performance

Kim Warren, London Business School


This book uses a balanced blend of frameworks and illustrations to teach you how to tackle the challenge of driving performance into the future.

(1 review)

Read more about Business Communication for Success

Business Communication for Success




Business Communication for Success (BCS) provides a comprehensive, integrated approach to the study and application of written and oral business communication to serve both student and professor.



(19 reviews)

Read more about Business English for Success

Business English for Success

Scott McLean, Arizona Western College


Business English for Success is a creative solution to a common challenge across Business Communication courses: Business English or Business Presentations? Some classes place an equal emphasis on oral and written communication. If that's the case for you check out our text Business Communication for Success. If, however, your class places the emphasis squarely on written communication and writing proficiency, then Business English for Success is for you.

(5 reviews)

Read more about Business Law and the Legal Environment

Business Law and the Legal Environment

Don Mayer, University of Miami

Daniel Warner, Western Washington University

George Siedel, University of Michigan Business School


Our goal is to provide students with a textbook that is up to date and comprehensive in its coverage of legal and regulatory issues—and organized to permit instructors to tailor the materials to their particular approach. This book engages students by relating law to everyday events with which they are already familiar (or with which they are familiarizing themselves in other business courses) and by its clear, concise, and readable style. (An earlier business law text by authors Lieberman and Siedel was hailed “the best written text in a very crowded field.”)

(2 reviews)

Read more about Business Plan Development Guide

Business Plan Development Guide

Lee Swanson, University of Saskatchewan


This textbook and its accompanying spreadsheet templates were designed with and for students wanting a practical and easy-to-follow guide for developing a business plan. It follows a unique format that both explains what to do and demonstrates how to do it.

(5 reviews)

Read more about Contract Doctrine, Theory & Practice - Volume 1

Contract Doctrine, Theory & Practice - Volume 1

J.H. Verkerke, University of Virginia

This is the first in a series of Contracts casebooks. It was originally titled "Collaborative Teaching Materials for Contracts."

(1 review)

Read more about Contract Doctrine, Theory & Practice - Volume 2

Contract Doctrine, Theory & Practice - Volume 2

J.H. Verkerke, University of Virginia


This is Volume 2 in a three volume series written for Contracts Law. Its orginal title was "Collaborative Teaching Materials for Contracts."

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Read more about Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance

Cornelis de Kluyver, University of Oregon


Corporate Governance by de Kluyver is a primer on corporate governance. It is designed to help students understand corporate governance by looking at the subject from both a macro- and micro-perspective.

(1 review)

Read more about Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance

William Frey

Jose Cruz-Cruz


This course takes an interdisciplinary approach to ethics in business and provides modules in Ethical Leadership, Ethical Decision-Making, Social Responsibility, and Corporate Governance. Students will actively study ethical theory by carrying out exercises to help them build theory-based tools for encountering ethical problems in business practice. They will also work with cases in business ethics designed to give them practice in developing skills of ethical leadership, ethical decision-making, and carrying out socio-technical analyses to respond to issues of social responsibility. This course will culminate in an Ethics Bowl competition in which students will practice ethics advocacy in a variety of organizational contexts in business.

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Read more about Developing New Products and Services

Developing New Products and Services

G. Lawrence Sanders, State University of New York at Buffalo


Developing New Products and Services by Sanders is an outstanding contribution to market research. The book focuses on the upfront activities and ideas for new product and service development.

(5 reviews)

Read more about Efficacious Technology Management: A Guide for School Leaders

Efficacious Technology Management: A Guide for School Leaders

Gary Ackerman


Dr. Gary Ackerman, an educational technology specialist with decades of experience in K-12, community college, and faculty development has released Efficacious Technology Management: A Guide for School Leaders. This is his second book, and it is available under a Creative Commons license.

(1 review)

Read more about Electronic Commerce: The Strategic Perspective

Electronic Commerce: The Strategic Perspective

Richard Watson, University of Georgia

Pierre Berthon, Bentley College

Leyland Pitt, Simon Fraser University

George Zinkhan, University of Georgia


This book is written both for practitioners and business students. Managers wishing to understand how electronic commerce is revolutionizing business will find that our comprehensive coverage of essential business issues (e.g., pricing and distribution) answers many of their questions. Advanced business students (junior, seniors, and graduate students) will find that the blend of academic structure and practical examples provides an engaging formula for learning.

(1 review)

Read more about eMarketing: The Essential Guide to Marketing in a Digital World

eMarketing: The Essential Guide to Marketing in a Digital World

Rob Stokes, Quirk eMarketing


The newly updated edition - based on Quirk's unique Think, Create, Engage, Optimise structure and processes - includes chapters on the latest marketing trends as well as updated facts and figures and all new real-world case studies showing the application of digital best practice.

(10 reviews)

Read more about Entrepreneurship and Innovation Toolkit

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Toolkit

Lee Swanson, University of Saskatchewan


This book is designed for upper year undergraduate students and graduate students studying fundamental entrepreneurship concepts.

(2 reviews)

Read more about Exploring Business

Exploring Business


The author's goals in writing Exploring Business Version 2.0was simple: introduce students to business in an exciting way.

(9 reviews)

Read more about Financial Strategy for Public Managers

Financial Strategy for Public Managers

Sharon Kioko, University of Washington

Justin Marlowe, University of Washington


Financial Strategy for Public Managers is a new generation textbook for financial management in the public sector. It offers a thorough, applied, and concise introduction to the essential financial concepts and analytical tools that today's effective public servants need to know. It starts “at the beginning” and assumes no prior knowledge or experience in financial management. Throughout the text, Kioko and Marlowe emphasize how financial information can and should inform every aspect of public sector strategy, from routine procurement decisions to budget preparation to program design to major new policy initiatives. They draw upon dozens of real-world examples, cases, and applied problems to bring that relationship between information and strategy to life. Unlike other public financial management texts, the authors also integrate foundational principles across the government, non-profit, and “hybrid/for-benefit” sectors. Coverage includes basic principles of accounting and financial reporting, preparing and analyzing financial statements, cost analysis, and the process and politics of budget preparation. The text also includes several large case studies appropriate for class discussion and/or graded assignments.

(1 review)

Read more about Focusing on Organizational Change

Focusing on Organizational Change

William Judge, Old Dominion University


Never before have strategic leaders been confronted with so much overwhelming change. The traditional approach is to teach the leader or leaders how to direct or control the organizations' reaction on a monthly, weekly, or even daily basis. This approach is stressful and overwhelming for executive leaders, makes middle managers feel torn between honoring their senior leaders and listening to the demands of front line employees, and is alienating for front line employees.

(6 reviews)

Read more about Foundations of Business Law and Legal Environment

Foundations of Business Law and Legal Environment

Don Mayer, University of Denver


Mayer, Warner, Siedel and Lieberman's Foundations of Business Law and the Legal Environment is an up-to-date textbook with comprehensive coverage of legal and regulatory issues for your introductory Legal Environment or Business Law course.

(1 review)

Read more about Fundamentals of Business

Fundamentals of Business

Stephen Skripak, Virginia Tech


Virginia Tech Libraries and the Pamplin College of Business are pleased to announce publication of Fundamentals of Business, a full color, 440+ page free online textbook for Virginia Tech's Foundations of Business course. This Virginia Tech course averages 14 sections with over 700 students in Fall semesters. The textbook is an open educational resource, and may be customized and redistributed non-commercially with attribution.

(6 reviews)

Read more about Fundamentals of Global Strategy

Fundamentals of Global Strategy

Cornelis de Kluyver, University of Oregon


The globalization of the competitive landscape has forced companies to fundamentally rethink their strategies. Whereas once only a few industries such as oil could be labeled truly global, today many—from pharmaceuticals to aircraft to computers—have become global in scale and scope. As a consequence, creating a global competitive advantage has become a key strategic issue for many companies, and students need to possess an understanding of the impact of global strategies on a business.

(1 review)

Read more about Good Corporation, Bad Corporation: Corporate Social Responsibility in the Global Economy

Good Corporation, Bad Corporation: Corporate Social Responsibility in the Global Economy

Guillermo Jimenez

Elizabeth Pulos


This textbook provides an innovative, internationally oriented approach to the teaching of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and business ethics. Drawing on case studies involving companies and countries around the world, the textbook explores the social, ethical, and business dynamics underlying CSR in such areas as global warming, genetically modified organisms (GMO) in food production, free trade and fair trade, anti-sweatshop and living-wage movements, organic foods and textiles, ethical marketing practices and codes, corporate speech and lobbying, and social enterprise. The book is designed to encourage students and instructors to challenge their own assumptions and prejudices by stimulating a class debate based on each case study.

(3 reviews)

Read more about Government Regulation and the Legal Environment of Business

Government Regulation and the Legal Environment of Business

Don Mayer, University of Denver

Daniel Warner, Western Washington University

George Siedel, University of Michigan

Jethro Lieberman, New York Law School


Mayer, Warner, Siedel and Lieberman's Government Regulation and the Legal Environment of Business is an up-to-date textbook that covers legal issues that students must understand in today's highly regulated business environment. The text is organized to permit instructors to tailor the materials to their particular approach. The authors take special care to engage students by relating law to everyday events with their clear, concise and readable style.

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Read more about Growth and Competitive Strategy in 3 Circles

Growth and Competitive Strategy in 3 Circles

Joe Urbany, University of Notre Dame

James Davis


The 3-Circle model was developed over the past several years, initially in strategic planning for auniversity graduate program and in an executive MBA course designed to integrate the concepts ofmarketing and competitive strategy. Over the course of time, the 3-Circle model has beensuccessfully used by hundreds of organizations throughout the world in establishing and growing their market positions. Many of the case examples in this book demonstrating applications of the 3-Circle model applications are from executives who have attended executive education training at theUniversity of Notre Dame.

(2 reviews)

Read more about Guidelines for Improving the Effectiveness of Boards of Directors of Nonprofit Organizations

Guidelines for Improving the Effectiveness of Boards of Directors of Nonprofit Organizations

Yvonne Harrison, University at Albany

Vic Murray, University of Victoria


The purpose of this book is to help boards of directors of nonprofit organizations improve their performance after completing the online board self-assessment tool found at www.boardcheckup.com. However, it can also be used as a stand-alone resource for any board seeking to enhance its effectiveness in that it also contains the diagnostic questions on which the online tool is based.

(1 review)

Read more about Health and Safety in Canadian Workplaces

Health and Safety in Canadian Workplaces

Jason Foster, Athabasca University

Bob Barnetson, Athabasca University


Workplace injuries happen every day and can profoundly affect workers, theirfamilies, and the communities they live in. This textbook provides workers with an introduction to effective injury prevention. The book pays particular attention to how issues of precarious employment, gender, and ill health can be better handled in Canadian occupational health and safety (OHS).

(1 review)

Read more about Human Relations

Human Relations

Laura Dias, Central Washington University


Human Relations by Laura Portolese-Dias addresses all of the critical topics to obtain career success as they relate to professional relationships.

(11 reviews)

Read more about Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management


Human Resource Management teaches HRM strategies and theories that any manager—not just those in HR—needs to know about recruiting, selecting, training, and compensating people.

(9 reviews)

Read more about International Business

International Business

Mason Carpenter, University of Wisconsin at Madison

Sanjyot Dunung, Atma Global


International Business is one of the most challenging and exciting courses to teach in the Business School. To teach a current, dynamic and complete course you need a textbook by authors as passionate and informed about International Business as you are.

(2 reviews)

Read more about Introducing Marketing

Introducing Marketing

John Burnett


Through good economic times and bad, marketing remains the pivotal function in any business. Determining and satisfying the needs of customers through products that have value and accessibility and whose features are clearly communicated is the general purpose of any business. It is also a fundamental definition of marketing. This text introduces students to the marketing strategies and tools that practitioners use to market their products.

(6 reviews)

Read more about Introduction to Contracts, Sales and Product Liability

Introduction to Contracts, Sales and Product Liability

Don Mayer, University of Denver

Daniel Warner, Western Washington University

George Siedel, University of Michigan

Jethro Lieberman, New York Law School


This textbook provides context and essential concepts across the entire range of legal issues with which

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Read more about Introduction to the Law of Property, Estate Planning and Insurance

Introduction to the Law of Property, Estate Planning and Insurance

Don Mayer, University of Denver

Daniel Warner, Western Washington University

George Siedel, University of Michigan

Jethro Lieberman, New York Law School


Introduction to the Law of Property, Estate Planning and Insurance is an up-to-date textbook that covers legal issues that students must understand relating to real estate (an especially important business asset), as well as estate planning and insurance. The text is organized to permit instructors to tailor the materials to their particular approach. The authors take special care to engage students by relating law to everyday events with their clear, concise and readable style.

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Read more about Introductory Business Statistics

Introductory Business Statistics

Lex Holmes, University of Oklahoma

Barbara Illowsky, De Anza College

Susan Dean, De Anza College

Introductory Business Statistics is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of the one-semester statistics course for business, economics, and related majors. Core statistical concepts and skills have been augmented with practical business examples, scenarios, and exercises. The result is a meaningful understanding of the discipline, which will serve students in their business careers and real-world experiences.

(2 reviews)

Read more about Introductory Business Statistics with Interactive Spreadsheets – 1st Canadian Edition

Introductory Business Statistics with Interactive Spreadsheets – 1st Canadian Edition

Mohammad Mahbobi, Thompson Rivers University

Thomas Tiemann, Elon University


Introductory Business Statistics with Interactive Spreadsheets – 1st Canadian Edition is an adaptation of Thomas K. Tiemann's book, Introductory Business Statistics. This new edition still contains the basic ideas behind statistics, such as populations, samples, the difference between data and information, and sampling distributions as well as information on descriptive statistics and frequency distributions, normal and t-distributions, hypothesis testing, t-tests, f-tests, analysis of variance, non-parametric tests, and regression basics. New topics include the chi-square test and categorical variables, null and alternative hypotheses for the test of independence, simple linear regression model, least squares method, coefficient of determination, confidence interval for the average of the dependent variable, and prediction interval for a specific value of the dependent variable.

(1 review)

Read more about Launch! Advertising and Promotion in Real Time

Launch! Advertising and Promotion in Real Time

Michael Solomon, St. Joseph’s University

Lisa Cornell, University of Florida

Amit Nizan, Advertising Age


Launch! Advertising and Promotion is written for advertising and promotion courses taught to students in the business school and journalism & mass communication students.

(2 reviews)

Read more about Law for Entrepreneurs

Law for Entrepreneurs

Don Mayer, University of Denver

Daniel Warner, Western Washington University

George Siedel, University of Michigan

Jethro Lieberman, New York Law School


Law for Entrepreneurs is an up-to-date textbook that covers the broad spectrum of legal issues that entrepreneurs must understand when starting and running a business. The text is organized to permit instructors to tailor the materials to their particular approach. The authors take special care to engage students by relating law to everyday events with their clear, concise and readable style.

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Read more about Law of Commercial Transactions

Law of Commercial Transactions

Don Mayer, University of Denver

Daniel Warner, Western Washington University

George Siedel, University of Michigan

Jethro Lieberman, New York Law School


Law of Commercial Transactions is an up-to-date textbook that covers legal issues that students who engage in commercial transactions must understand. The text is organized to permit instructors to tailor the materials to their particular approach. The authors take special care to engage students by relating law to everyday events with their clear, concise and readable style.

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Read more about Leading with Cultural Intelligence

Leading with Cultural Intelligence

Mai Moua, Leadership Paradigms, Inc


Organizations in the 21st century are in need of culturally intelligent managers and leaders. The pressure to build authentic global networks and to cultivate an appreciation and respect for cultural differences and similarities has driven cultural intelligence to the forefront of diversity and inclusion work.

(18 reviews)

Read more about Legal Aspects of Corporate Management and Finance

Legal Aspects of Corporate Management and Finance

Don Mayer, University of Denver

Daniel Warner, Western Washington University

George Siedel, University of Michigan

Jethro Lieberman, New York Law School


Legal Aspects of Corporate Management and Finance is an up-to-date textbook that covers key legal issues relating to corporate management and finance. The text is organized to permit instructors to tailor the materials to their particular approach. The authors take special care to engage students by relating law to everyday events with their clear, concise and readable style.

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Read more about Legal Aspects of Marketing and Sales

Legal Aspects of Marketing and Sales

Don Mayer, University of Denver

Daniel Warner, Western Washington University

George Siedel, University of Michigan

Jethro Lieberman, New York Law School


Legal Aspects of Marketing and Sales is an up-to-date textbook that covers legal issues that students who will work in marketing or with marketing managers must understand. The text is organized to permit instructors to tailor the materials to their particular approach. The authors take special care to engage students by relating law to everyday events with their clear, concise and readable style.

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Read more about Mastering Strategic Management

Mastering Strategic Management


Teaching the strategic management course can be a challenge for many professors. In most business schools, strategic management is a “capstone” course that requires students to draw on insights from various functional courses they have completed (such as marketing, finance, and accounting) in order to understand how top executives make the strategic decisions that drive whether organizations succeed or fail. Although students have taken these functional courses, many students have very little experience with major organizational choices. It is this inexperience that can undermine many students' engagement in the course.

(9 reviews)

Read more about Mastering Strategic Management – 1st Canadian Edition

Mastering Strategic Management – 1st Canadian Edition

Janice Edwards, Centennial College

Dave Ketchen, Auburn University

Jeremy Short, University of Oklahoma


Mastering Strategic Management is designed to enhance student engagement in three innovative ways. The first is through visual adaptations of the key content in the book. It is well documented that many of today's students are visual learners. To meet students' wants and needs (and thereby create a much better teaching experience for professors), Mastering Strategic Management contains multiple graphic concept pages in ever section of every chapter of the book. Think of graphic concept pages as almost like info-graphics for key concepts in each section. This feature sets Mastering Strategic Management apart from any strategic management book on the market today. The second way the authors capture student interest through their textbook is by using a real-world company as the running example in each chapter. For example, Chapter 1 in Mastering Strategic Management utilizes Blackberry to harness the conceptual coverage of the chapter in a running, corporate, application to which students will relate. The third inventive way Mastering Strategic Management holds the attention of strategic management students is through the “strategy at the movies” feature in each chapter that links course concepts with a popular motion picture.

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Read more about Organizational Behavior

Organizational Behavior


Organizational Behavior bridges the gap between theory and practice with a distinct "experiential" approach.

(8 reviews)

Read more about Principles of Management

Principles of Management


Principles of Management teaches management principles to tomorrow's business leaders by weaving three threads through every chapter: strategy, entrepreneurship and active leadership.

(10 reviews)

Read more about Principles of Marketing

Principles of Marketing


Principles of Marketing teaches the experience and process of actually doing marketing – not just the vocabulary. It carries five dominant themes throughout in order to expose students to marketing in today's environment:

(7 reviews)

Read more about Project Management

Project Management

Adrienne Watt


This book covers the basics of project management. This includes the process of initiation, planning, execution, control and close out that all projects share.

(4 reviews)

Read more about Project Management from Simple to Complex

Project Management from Simple to Complex


In a world that is becoming more virtual, more global, and more complex, the project manager's ability to function in this environment becomes critical to the success of the project. Project Management from Simple to Complex explores project management within this complex, virtual, and global environment.

(6 reviews)

Read more about Risk Management for Enterprises and Individuals

Risk Management for Enterprises and Individuals

Etti Baranoff, Virginia Commonwealth University

Patrick Brockett, University of Texas, Austin

Yehuda Kahane, Tel Aviv University


This book is intended for the Risk Management and Insurance course where Risk Management is emphasized.

(2 reviews)

Read more about Small Business Management in the 21st Century

Small Business Management in the 21st Century

David Cadden, Quinnipiac University

Sandra Lueder, Southern Connecticut State University


Small Business Management in the 21st Century offers a unique perspective and set of capabilities for instructors. The authors designed this book with a “less can be more” approach, and by treating small business management as a practical human activity rather than as an abstract theoretical concept.

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Read more about Sustainability, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship

Sustainability, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship

Andrea Larson, University of Virginia


This book is suited for the Entrepreneurship or Innovation course with an emphasis on Sustainability or for a course devoted entirely to Sustainability.

(4 reviews)

Read more about The Business Ethics Workshop

The Business Ethics Workshop

James Brusseau, Pace University


Ethics is about determining value; it's deciding what's worth doing and what doesn't matter so much.Business ethics is the way we decide what kind of career to pursue, what choices we make on the job,which companies we want to work with, and what kind of economic world we want to live in and thenleave behind for those coming after. There are no perfect answers to these questions, but there's adifference between thinking them through and winging it. The Business Ethics Workshop provides aframework for identifying, analyzing, and resolving ethical dilemmas encountered through working life.

(2 reviews)

Read more about The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

Terence Lau, University of Dayton

Lisa Johnson, University of Puget Sound


Terence Lau & Lisa Johnson's The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business is a book for today's student, who expects learning to be comprised not only of substance, but also of interactive exercises and multimedia. This book streamlines the presentation of material to ensure that every page is relevant, engaging, and interesting to undergraduate business students, without losing the depth of coverage that they need to be successful in their academic journeys and in their professional careers. This is not Legal Environment of Business (LEB) ”light.“ Rather, this is LEB without risk of students' eyes glazing over in boredom or from lack of comprehension. This is LEB presented in an exciting way, where every page is interesting to students and relevant to real life.

(3 reviews)

Read more about The Power of Selling

The Power of Selling

Kimberly Richmond, Richmond Marketing + Communications


The Power of Selling is the perfect textbook to teach students about the proven process of selling. More important, it teaches students how to apply the tenets of selling to how to sell themselves and get the job they want, with the same process professional sales people learn (or brush up) on their own selling skills.

(4 reviews)

Read more about The Sustainable Business Case Book

The Sustainable Business Case Book

Ross Gittell, University of New Hampshire

Matt Magnusson, University of New Hampshire

Michael Merenda, Whittemore School of Business


The issue of sustainability and specifically sustainable business is of increasing interest and importance to students of business and also students in the sciences, government, public policy, planning and other fields. There can be significant benefits from students learning about sustainable business from the rich experiences of business practice.

(2 reviews)