The Legal Environment of Business, 13th Edition
- Roger E. Meiners
- Al H. Ringleb
- Frances L. Edwards
- ISBN-10: 1337095494
- ISBN-13: 9781337095495
- 792 Pages | Hardcover
- Previous Editions: 2015, 2012, 2009
- COPYRIGHT: 2018 Published
Introduce the structure and function of the legal system from the perspective of a business practitioner with a strong emphasis on the nuts and bolts of legal rules and logic most relevant to business today with THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS, 13E. This popular book adapts a traditional case focus for the unique needs of business students who are likely to become mid-level managers. Clear, concise coverage addresses a wide range of topics, introducing key points of law through business-specific examples and realistic scenarios. Students view landmark cases at important points in the book, and most cases highlight situations to which students can easily relate. The authors’ readable style complements their extensive knowledge of domestic and international business to make this edition both an exceptional teaching tool and a favorite among instructors and students. To complement this edition, MindTap online solution is available to help engage and prepare students.
Part I: ELEMENTS OF LAW AND THE JUDICIAL PROCESS.
1. Today’s Business Environment: Law and Ethics.
2. The Court Systems.
3. Trials and Resolving Disputes.
4. The Constitution: Focus on Application to Business.
5. Criminal Law and Business.
Part II: ELEMENTS OF TRADITIONAL BUSINESS LAW.
6. Elements of Torts.
7. Business Torts and Product Liability.
8. Real and Personal Property.
9. Intellectual Property.
11. Domestic and International Sales.
12. Business Organizations.
13. Negotiable Instruments, Credit, and Bankruptcy.
Part III: THE EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP.
14. Agency and the Employment Relationship.
15. Employment and Labor Regulations.
16. Employment Discrimination.
Part IV: THE REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS.
17. The Regulatory Process.
18. Securities Regulation.
19. Consumer Protection.
20. Antitrust Law.
21. Environmental Law.
22. The International Legal Environment of Business.
Appendix A: Legal Research and the Internet.
Appendix B: Case Analysis and Legal Sources.
Appendix C: The Constitution of the United States of America.
Appendix D: The Uniform Commercial Code (Excerpts).
Appendix E: National Labor Relations Act (Excerpts).
Appendix F: Title VII of Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Excerpts).
Appendix G: Americans with Disabilities Act Excerpts).
Appendix H: The Antitrust Statutes (Excerpts).
Appendix I: Securities Statutes (Excerpts).
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.
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