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February 20, 2018

Managerial Accounting Creating Value in a Dynamic Business Environment Hilton Platt 11th Edition

Managerial Accounting Creating Value in a Dynamic Business Environment Hilton Platt 11th Edition

Managerial Accounting Creating Value in a Dynamic Business Environment Hilton Platt 11th EditionThe emphasis of Managerial Accounting, 11th edition is on teaching students to use accounting information to best manage an organization. In a practice Hilton pioneered in the first edition, each chapter is written around a realistic business or focus company that guides the reader through the topics of that chapter. Known for balanced examples of Service, Retail, Nonprofit and Manufacturing companies, Hilton/Platt offers a clear, engaging writing style that has been praised by instructors and students alike. As in previous editions, there is significant coverage of contemporary topics such as activity-based costing, target costing, the value chain, customer profitability analysis, and throughput costing while also including traditional topics such as job-order costing, budgeting and performance evaluation.
About the Author

Ronald W. Hilton is a Professor of Accounting at Cornell University. With bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting from The Pennsylvania State University, he received his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University.
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Hardcover: 848 pages
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education; 11 edition (September 1, 2016)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 125956956X
ISBN-13: 978-1259569562
Product Dimensions: 8.7 x 1.4 x 11.1 inches

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February 16, 2018

The Basics of Social Research Earl R. Babbie 7th Edition

The Basics of Social Research Earl R. Babbie 7th Edition

The Basics of Social Research Earl R. Babbie 7th EditionThis thorough revision of Babbie’s standard-setting text presents a succinct, straightforward introduction to the field of research methods as practiced by social scientists. Contemporary examples, such as terrorism, Alzheimer’s disease, anti-gay prejudice and education, and the legalization of marijuana, introduce students to the “how-tos” and “whys” of social research methods. Updated with new data, expanded coverage of online research and other topics, and new Learning Objectives for each chapter to focus students’ attention on important concepts, this edition continues to be authoritative yet student-friendly and engaging as it helps students connect the dots between the world of social research and the real world.
About the Author

Earl R. Babbie graduated from Harvard University before enlisting in the U.S. Marine Corps. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and began teaching shortly thereafter. Credited with defining research methods for the social sciences, Dr. Babbie has written several texts, including the bestselling THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH and THE BASICS OF SOCIAL RESEARCH.
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Paperback: 530 pages
Publisher: Cengage Learning; 7 edition (January 1, 2016)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1305503074
ISBN-13: 978-1305503076
Product Dimensions: 8 x 0.5 x 10 inches

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February 15, 2018

Statistics for The Behavioral Sciences Gravetter Wallnau 10th Edition

Statistics for The Behavioral Sciences Gravetter Wallnau 10th Edition

Statistics for The Behavioral Sciences Gravetter Wallnau 10th EditionStatistics is one of the most practical and essential courses that you will take, and a primary goal of this popular text is to make the task of learning statistics as simple as possible. Straightforward instruction, built-in learning aids, and real-world examples have made STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 10th Edition the text selected most often by instructors for their students in the behavioral and social sciences. The authors provide a conceptual context that makes it easier to learn formulas and procedures, explaining why procedures were developed and when they should be used. This text will also instill the basic principles of objectivity and logic that are essential for science and valuable in everyday life, making it a useful reference long after you complete the course.
About the Author

Frederick J Gravetter is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at The College at Brockport, State University of New York. While teaching at Brockport, he specialized in statistics, research design, and cognitive psychology. Dr. Gravetter received his Bachelor’s degree in mathematics from M.I.T. and his Ph.D. in psychology from Duke University. In addition to publishing several research articles, Dr. Gravetter is co-author of the best-selling STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 10th Edition, ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 9th Edition, and RESEARCH METHODS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 5th Edition.
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Series: MindTap for Psychology
Paperback: 732 pages
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing; 10 edition (January 1, 2016)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1305504917
ISBN-13: 978-1305504912
Product Dimensions: 8 x 1 x 10 inches

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February 14, 2018

Elements of Ecology Thomas M. Smith 9th Edition

Elements of Ecology Thomas M. Smith 9th Edition

Elements of Ecology Thomas M. Smith 9th EditionNinth Edition continues to explain ecological processes clearly and concisely, with a greater emphasis on the relevance of ecology to everyday life and the human impact on ecosystems. This dramatically revised edition discusses issues of human ecology throughout the text and provides a greater variety of opportunities for students to learn, practice, and develop quantitative and analytical skills. Current research examples and other content updates are supported by more than 200 redesigned, full-color illustrations, graphs, and tables.

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Thomas M. Smith, Associate Professor in Environmental Sciences at the University of Virginia, received his Ph.D. in ecology from the University of Tennessee in 1982. The main focus of his research over the past two decades has been to develop an individual based theory of community and ecosystems dynamics. As part of this work he has served on numerous national and international panels that have addressed the potential influence of human activities on the global environment. He has authored over 70 publications based on his research, and he has been recognized as one of the most cited scientists in the field of global change research.

Thomas’s work has taken him to over 70 countries and 6 continents. He has served on the faculty of the University of Witwatersrand (Johannesburg, South Africa), Australian National University (Canberra, Australia), as well as the University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA, USA). In addition, he has held research scientist positions at both Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Oak Ridge, TN, USA) and the Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (Laxenburg, Austria). His has over 20 years of experience teaching the science of ecology to both science and non-science majors.

Robert L. Smith holds a Ph.D. in Wildlife Biology from Cornell University. He is Professor Emeritus of Ecology at West Virginia University. He has spent over 30 years teaching Ecology and conducting field research throughout the world.

His teaching responsibilities have involved mostly undergraduate courses in general ecology and graduate courses in population ecology and wildlife management. His research has included forest-fire related problems in southern West Virginia, vegetational development and succession on abandoned and reclaimed surface mines, the relation between forest vegetational structure and the forest bird community, and forest habitat assessment and habitat evaluation procedures based on vegetational structure.

Smith has served as a consultant to congressional committees, workshops on environmental education and energy and environmental problems, the National Landmarks program of the U.S. Department of Interior, National Research Council Task Forces on wildlife and fisheries issues and ecological classification systems for implementing environmental quality evaluation procedures.
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Paperback: 704 pages
Publisher: Pearson; 9 edition (October 2, 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0321934180
ISBN-13: 978-0321934185
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 1.1 x 10.8 inches

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February 13, 2018

Management Hitt Black Porter 3rd Edition

Management Hitt Black Porter 3rd Edition

Management Hitt Black Porter 3rd EditionThis text connects theory with practice, incorporating the latest research findings to make management relevant and exciting to aspiring managers.
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Hardcover: 512 pages
Publisher: Pearson; 3 edition (February 12, 2011)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0132553287
ISBN-13: 978-0132553285
Product Dimensions: 8.7 x 0.5 x 11 inches

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February 12, 2018

Genetics A Conceptual Approach Benjamin A. Pierce 6th Edition

Genetics A Conceptual Approach Benjamin A. Pierce 6th Edition

Genetics A Conceptual Approach Benjamin A. Pierce 6th EditionWith Genetics: A Conceptual Approach, Ben Pierce brings a master teacher’s experiences to the introductory genetics textbook, clarifying this complex subject by focusing on the big picture of genetics concepts and how those concepts connect to one another. The new edition continues the Pierce tradition of pedagogical excellence and scientific currency.
About the Author

Benjamin Pierce received a B.S. in Biology from Southern Methodist University and a Ph.D. from the University of Colorado. Ben is currently Professor of Biology and holder of the Lillian Nelson Pratt Chair at Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX. He is a population geneticist who conducts ecological and evolutionary research on amphibians. Ben has authored a number of articles in research journals and several books, including: The Family Genetics Sourcebook, a guide to genetics for the layperson; Genetics: A Conceptual Approach, a general genetics textbook; Genetics Essentials: Concepts and Connections, a brief genetics textbook; and Transmission and Population Genetics: A Short Course, a textbook for courses in transmission and population genetics. Ben is a member of the steering committee of the 21st Century Science Coalition, a group of scientists who support strong science standards for Texas public schools. He is the President of the Texas Academy of Science, is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Xi, and is a Fellow of the Texas Academy of Science. He currently serves on the editorial board of Bioscience. He has received research and teaching grants from the Natural Science Foundation, the W. M. Keck Foundation, the 3M Foundation, the National Park Service, the Williamson County Conservation Foundation, and the National Geographic Society.
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Hardcover: 976 pages
Publisher: W. H. Freeman; 6 edition (December 19, 2016)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1319050964
ISBN-13: 978-1319050962
Product Dimensions: 9.4 x 1.4 x 11.3 inches

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February 11, 2018

The Basic Practice of Statistics Moore Notz Fligner 7th Edition

The Basic Practice of Statistics Moore Notz Fligner 7th Edition

The Basic Practice of Statistics Moore Notz Fligner 7th EditionDavid Moore’s data analysis (conceptual) approach, which revolutionized the introductory statistics textbook, moves students away from formulas and number-crunching, focusing instead on how working statisticians in a variety of fields collect and analyze data, and use the results to tackle real-world problems.

The clear, direct way of emphasizing the course’s relevance and confronting students’ math anxieties is at the heart of the bestselling The Basic Practice of Statistics (BPS). It is also the ideal approach for taking full advantage of the powerful statistical tools and interactive learning features in this new edition’s text/media package. Now more than ever, BPS is ready to help students move from reading about statistical practice to practicing statistics themselves.

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Hardcover: 654 pages
Publisher: W. H. Freeman; 7 edition (January 9, 2015)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 146414253X
ISBN-13: 978-1464142536
Product Dimensions: 8.8 x 1.2 x 11 inches

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December 22, 2017

Interpersonal Skills in Organizations Janasz Dowd Schneider 5th Edition

Interpersonal Skills in Organizations Janasz Dowd Schneider 5th Edition

Interpersonal Skills in Organizations Janasz Dowd Schneider 5th EditionInterpersonal Skills in Organizations by de Janasz, Dowd, and Schneider takes a fresh, thoughtful look at the key skills necessary for personal and managerial success in organizations today. Exploding with exercises, cases, and group activities, the book employs an experiential approach suitable for all student audiences. The book is organized into 4 distinct sections (Understanding Yourself, Understanding Others, Understanding Teams, and Leading) that can be used collectively or modularly depending on the instructors’ preferences and students’ needs. The emphasis in this edition focuses on making the text more current along with making the text pedagogically effective for students and instructors
About the Author

Suzanne C. de Janasz is an Associate Professor of Leadership and Management at the College of Graduate and Professional Studies at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia. She is also a visiting professor at Warsaw University in Warsaw, Poland, and ALBA Graduate Business School in Vouliagmeni, Greece. An award-winning instructor, Suzanne teaches primarily graduate classes in leadership, negotiations, organizational behaviour, human resources, and interpersonal/managerial skills. Suzanne’s research on mentoring, work–family conflict, leadership, and pedagogy appears in such journals as Academy of Management Executive, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Career Development International, and Journal of Management Education and has been featured in various newspapers and radio programs. Her upcoming text on negotiation and alternative dispute resolution (co-authored with Beverly DeMarr), is due out in 2009. In addition to her recent Fulbright Fellowship, Suzanne has received the New Educator Award from the Organizational Behavior Teaching Society (OBTS) and the Jepson fellowship from her university. Suzanne participates and serves in various leadership roles in the Academy of Management, Southern Management Association, and the OBTS. After earning an undergraduate music degree from the University of Miami, Suzanne earned her MBA and Ph.D. degrees from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California (USC). Between the two degrees, she worked for five years as an organizational consultant in the aerospace industry. Prior to joining the faculty of UMW, Suzanne taught full-time at James Madison University and part-time at the University of Virginia McIntire School of Commerce.
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Paperback: 544 pages
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education; 5 edition (January 21, 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 007811280X
ISBN-13: 978-0078112805
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 1.1 x 10.7 inches

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December 20, 2017

Mechanics of Materials Russell C. Hibbeler 10th Edition

Mechanics of Materials Russell C. Hibbeler 10th Edition

Mechanics of Materials Russell C. Hibbeler 10th Edition For undergraduate Mechanics of Materials courses in Mechanical, Civil, and Aerospace Engineering departments.

Thorough coverage, a highly visual presentation, and increased problem solving from an author you trust.

Mechanics of Materials clearly and thoroughly presents the theory and supports the application of essential mechanics of materials principles. Professor Hibbeler’s concise writing style, countless examples, and stunning four-color photorealistic art program — all shaped by the comments and suggestions of hundreds of reviewers — help readers visualize and master difficult concepts. The Tenth Edition retains the hallmark features synonymous with the Hibbeler franchise, but has been enhanced with the most current information, a fresh new layout, added problem solving, and increased flexibility in the way topics are covered.

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About the Author

R.C. Hibbeler graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana with a BS in Civil Engineering (majoring in Structures) and an MS in Nuclear Engineering. He obtained his PhD in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics from Northwestern University. Professor Hibbeler’s professional experience includes postdoctoral work in reactor safety and analysis at Argonne National Laboratory, and structural and stress analysis work at Chicago Bridge and Iron, as well as at Sargent and Lundy in Chicago. He has practiced engineering in Ohio, New York, and Louisiana.

Professor Hibbeler currently teaches both civil and mechanical engineering courses at the University of Louisiana– Lafayette. In the past, he has taught at the University of Illinois at Urbana, Youngstown State University, Illinois Institute of Technology, and Union College.

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Hardcover: 896 pages
Publisher: Pearson; 10 edition (January 15, 2016)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0134319656
ISBN-13: 978-0134319650
Product Dimensions: 8.2 x 1.4 x 9.1 inches

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December 19, 2017

Principles of Marketing Kotler Armstrong 17th Edition

Principles of Marketing Kotler Armstrong 17th Edition

Principles of Marketing Kotler Armstrong 17th EditionFor Principles of Marketing courses that require a comprehensive text.

Help readers learn how to create value through customer connections and engagement

In a fast-changing, increasingly digital and social marketplace, it’s more vital than ever for marketers to develop meaningful connections with their customers. Principles of Marketing helps readers master today’s key marketing challenge: to create vibrant, interactive communities of consumers who make products and brands an integral part of their daily lives. To help individuals understand how to create value and build customer relationships, Kotler and Armstrong present fundamental marketing information within an innovative customer-value framework.

Thoroughly revised to reflect the major trends impacting contemporary marketing, the 17th Edition is packed with stories illustrating how companies use new digital technologies to maximize customer engagement and shape brand conversations, experiences, and communities.

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About the Author

As a team, Philip Kotler and Gary Armstrong provide a blend of skills uniquely suited to writing an introductory marketing text. Professor Kotler is one of the world’s leading authorities on marketing. Professor Armstrong is an award-winning teacher of undergraduate business students. Together they make the complex world of marketing practical, approachable, and enjoyable.

Philip Kotler is S. C. Johnson & Son Distinguished Professor of International Marketing at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. He received his master’s degree at the University of Chicago and his PhD at M.I.T., both in economics. Dr. Kotler is author of Marketing Management (Pearson), now in its 15th Edition and the most widely used marketing textbook in graduate schools of business worldwide. He has authored dozens of other successful books and has written more than 100 articles in leading journals. He is the only three-time winner of the coveted Alpha Kappa Psi award for the best annual article in the Journal of Marketing.

Professor Kotler was named the first recipient of four major awards: the Distinguished Marketing Educator of the Year Award and the William L. Wilkie “Marketing for a Better World” Award, both given by the American Marketing Association; the Philip Kotler Award for Excellence in Health Care Marketing presented by the Academy for Health Care Services Marketing; and the Sheth Foundation Medal for Exceptional Contribution to Marketing Scholarship and Practice. His numerous other major honors include the Sales and Marketing Executives International Marketing Educator of the Year Award; The European Association of Marketing Consultants and Trainers Marketing Excellence Award; the Charles Coolidge Parlin Marketing Research Award; and the Paul D. Converse Award, given by the American Marketing Association to honor “outstanding contributions to science in marketing.”  A recent Forbes survey ranks Professor Kotler in the top 10 of the world’s most influential business thinkers. And in a recent Financial Times poll of 1,000 senior executives across the world, Professor Kotler was ranked as the fourth “most influential business writer/guru” of the 21st century.

Dr. Kotler has served as chairman of the College on Marketing of the Institute of Management Sciences, a director of the American Marketing Association, and a trustee of the Marketing Science Institute. He has consulted with many major US and international companies in the areas of marketing strategy and planning, marketing organization, and international marketing. He has traveled and lectured extensively throughout Europe, Asia, and South America, advising companies and governments about global marketing practices and opportunities.

Gary Armstrong is Crist W. Blackwell Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Undergraduate Education in the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He holds undergraduate and master’s degrees in business from Wayne State University in Detroit, and he received his PhD in marketing from Northwestern University. Dr. Armstrong has contributed numerous articles to leading business journals. As a consultant and researcher, he has worked with many companies on marketing research, sales management, and marketing strategy.

But Professor Armstrong’s first love has always been teaching. His long-held Blackwell Distinguished Professorship is the only permanent endowed professorship for distinguished undergraduate teaching at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has been very active in the teaching and administration of Kenan-Flagler’s undergraduate program. His administrative posts have included Chair of Marketing, Associate Director of the Undergraduate Business Program, Director of the Business Honors Program, and many others. Through the years, he has worked closely with business student groups and has received several UNC campus-wide and Business School teaching awards. He is the only repeat recipient of school’s highly regarded Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, which he received three times. Most recently, Professor Armstrong received the UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching, the highest teaching honor bestowed by the sixteen-campus University of North Carolina system.
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Hardcover: 736 pages
Publisher: Pearson; 17 edition (January 14, 2017)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 013449251X
ISBN-13: 978-0134492513
Product Dimensions: 8.7 x 1.1 x 10.8 inches

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