Management Textbooks

Read more about Small Business Management in the 21st Century

Small Business Management in the 21st Century

Copyright Year: 2012

Contributors: Cadden and Lueder

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

License: CC BY-NC-SA

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.

(5 reviews)

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Read more about The Sustainable Business Case Book

The Sustainable Business Case Book

Copyright Year: 2012

Contributors: Gittell, Magnusson, and Merenda

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

License: CC BY-NC-SA

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.

(4 reviews)

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Read more about Electronic Commerce: The Strategic Perspective

Electronic Commerce: The Strategic Perspective

Copyright Year: 2014

Contributors: Watson, Berthon, Pitt, and Zinkhan

Publisher: BCcampus

License: CC BY

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.

(2 reviews)

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Read more about Managerial Accounting

Managerial Accounting

Copyright Year: 2012

Contributors: Heisinger and Hoyle

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Kurt Heisinger and Joe Ben Hoyle believe that students want to learn accounting in the most efficient way possible, balancing coursework with personal schedules. They tend to focus on their studies in short intense segments between jobs, classes, and family commitments. Meanwhile, the accounting industry has endured dramatic shifts since the collapse of Enron and WorldCom, causing a renewed focus on ethical behavior in accounting. This dynamic author team designed Managerial Accounting to work within the confines of today's students' lives while delivering a modern look at managerial accounting.

(8 reviews)

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Read more about Focusing on Organizational Change

Focusing on Organizational Change

Copyright Year: 2012

Contributor: Judge

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

License: CC BY-NC-SA

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.

(7 reviews)

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Read more about Building Strategy and Performance

Building Strategy and Performance

Copyright Year: 2012

Contributor: Warren

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

License: CC BY-NC-SA

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)

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Read more about Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance

Copyright Year: 2012

Contributor: de Kluyver

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

License: CC BY-NC-SA

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)

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Read more about Developing New Products and Services

Developing New Products and Services

Copyright Year: 2012

Contributor: Sanders

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

License: CC BY-NC-SA

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 Fundamentals of Global Strategy

Fundamentals of Global Strategy

Copyright Year: 2012

Contributor: de Kluyver

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

License: CC BY-NC-SA

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)

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Read more about Leading with Cultural Intelligence

Leading with Cultural Intelligence

Copyright Year: 2012

Contributor: Moua

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

License: CC BY-NC-SA

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.

(24 reviews)

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