Business Textbooks

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

Contributors: Harrison and Murray

Publisher: Open SUNY

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.

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Read more about Small Business Management in the 21st Century

Small Business Management in the 21st Century

Contributors: Cadden and Lueder

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

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 The Sustainable Business Case Book

The Sustainable Business Case Book

Contributors: Gittell, Magnusson, and Merenda

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

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.

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Read more about Advanced Business Law and the Legal Environment

Advanced Business Law and the Legal Environment

Contributors: Mayer, Warner, Siedel, Lieberman, and Martina

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

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)

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Read more about Building Strategy and Performance

Building Strategy and Performance

Contributor: Warren

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

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

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Read more about Electronic Commerce: The Strategic Perspective

Electronic Commerce: The Strategic Perspective

Contributors: Watson, Berthon, Pitt, and Zinkhan

Publisher: BCcampus

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.

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Read more about Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance

Contributor: de Kluyver

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

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.

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Read more about Developing New Products and Services

Developing New Products and Services

Contributor: Sanders

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

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)

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Read more about Focusing on Organizational Change

Focusing on Organizational Change

Contributor: Judge

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

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)

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Read more about Foundations of Business Law and Legal Environment

Foundations of Business Law and Legal Environment

Contributor: Mayer

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

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)

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