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Higher Education

BUSN, 11th Edition

  • includes MindTap Printed Access Card
  • Marcella Kelly
  • Chuck Williams
  • ISBN-10: 1337407127
  • ISBN-13: 9781337407120
  • 384 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2018, 2017, 2016
  • COPYRIGHT: 2019 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Through ongoing research into students’ workflows and preferences, BUSN from 4LTR Press combines an easy-reference, paperback textbook with Chapter Review Cards, and an innovative online experience—all at an affordable price. New for this edition, MindTap is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course--to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual and to build their confidence. BUSN features a full suite of student and instructor resources, all-new concept videos, a new flashcard tool, and more. Now available with MindTap.

Features

  • NEW MindTap is an outcome-driven application that propels students from memorization to mastery. It’s the only platform that gives you complete ownership of your course. With it, you can challenge every student, build their confidence and empower them to be unstoppable.

  • Access everything you need in one place. Cut down on prep with preloaded, organized course materials in MindTap. Teach more efficiently with interactive multimedia, assignments, quizzes and more. And give your students the power to read, listen and study on their phones, so they can learn on their terms.

  • Empower your students to reach their potential. Twelve distinct metrics give you actionable insights into student engagement. Identify topics troubling your entire class and instantly communicate with struggling students. And students can track their scores to stay motivated toward their goals. Together, you can accelerate progress.

  • Every 4LTR Press print title comes complete with an engaging textbook, tear-out review cards and access to MindTap- including study tools, instructional and assessment content, and the full text narrative. Also available in an online-only option, students have their choice of format, delivered and influenced by a deep understanding of students’ workflow and learning styles, all at an affordable price.

  • Shorter, comprehensive chapters in a modern design present content in a more engaging and accessible format that increases the number of students who read the chapter without minimizing coverage for your course.

  • Tear-Out Review Cards at the back of the Student Editions provide students a portable study tool containing all of the pertinent information for class and test preparation.

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About the Author

Marcella Kelly

Marcella Kelly teaches the Introduction to Business course at Santa Monica College. In addition to her well-recognized expertise in the areas of marketing and management, Ms. Kelly has extensive industry experience in today’s business environment. Ms. Kelly earned her master’s degree from UCLA and balances her firsthand business experience with strong teaching credentials built through years of experience in the classroom.

Chuck Williams

Dr. Chuck Williams is a Professor of Management in the Andre B. Lacy School of Business, formerly known as the College of Business, at Butler University. Dr. Williams previously served as Dean of the College of Business at Butler University, Dean of Eberhardt School of Business at the University of the Pacific, and Associate Professor of Management at the M.J. Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University. Dr. Williams has also served as Associate Dean and Chair of Management and has taught at Michigan State University and Oklahoma State University. Dr. Williams received his BA in psychology from Valparaiso University. He specialized in organizational behavior, human resources, and strategic management while earning his MBA and PhD in business administration from Michigan State University. His research interests include employee recruitment and turnover, performance appraisal, and employee training and goal setting. Dr. Williams has published research in the Journal of Applied Psychology, the Academy of Management, Human Resource Management Review, Personnel Psychology, and the Organizational Research Methods Journal. He was a member of the Journal of Management’s editorial board and currently serves as a reviewer for numerous other academic journals. He was also webmaster for the Research Methods Division of the Academy of Management.

Table of Contents

Part I: THE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT
1. Business Now: Change is the Only Constant.
2. Economics: The Framework of Business.
3. The World Marketplace: Business Without Borders.
4. Business Ethics & Social Responsibility: Doing Well by Doing Good.
5. Business Communication: Creating & Delivering Messages That Matter.
Part II: CREATING A BUSINESS
6. Business Formation: Choosing the Form that Fits.
7. Small Business & Entrepreneurship: Economic Rocket Fuel.
Part III: FINANCING A BUSINESS
8. Accounting: Decision Making By the Numbers.
9. Finance: Acquiring & Using Funds to Maximize Value.
10. Securities Markets: Trading Financial Resources.
Part IV: MARKETING A BUSINESS
11. Marketing: Building Profitable Customer Connections.
12. Product and Promotion: Creating and Communicating Value.
13. Distribution and Pricing: Right Product, Right Person, Right Place, Right Price.
Part V: MANAGING A BUSINESS
14. Management, Motivation, and Leadership: Bringing Business to Life.
15. HRM: Building a Top Quality Workforce.
16. Managing Information & Technology: Finding New Ways to Learn and Link.
17. OM: Putting it All Together
Endnotes.
Index.
Student/Instructor Review Cards.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Companion Website  (ISBN-10: 1337407194 | ISBN-13: 9781337407199)

Everything you need for your course in one place! This collection of book-specific lecture and class tools is available online via www.cengage.com/login. Access and download PowerPoint presentations, images, instructor’s manual, and more.

Instructor's Edition  (ISBN-10: 1337407178 | ISBN-13: 9781337407175)

Version for Instructor Review. This version of the textbook includes the same chapter content as the Student Version, but replaces the Chapter Review cards with Prep Cards. Perfect for the experienced instructor looking to try something new or the first-timer coming to the course fresh, Prep Cards offer additional examples, in-class activities, information on the supplements, and more to help you plan your course and enhance your lecture.