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December 12, 2017

Strategic Staffing Phillips Gully 3rd Edition

Strategic Staffing Phillips Gully 3rd Edition

Strategic Staffing Phillips Gully 3rd EditionWhere the strategy of staffing and business align.

Strategic Staffing prepares all current and future managers to take a strategic and modern approach to the identification, attraction, selection, deployment, and retention of talent. Grounded in research but full of real-world examples, this text describes how organizations can develop a staffing strategy that reinforces business strategy, leverages staffing technology, and evaluates and improves staffing systems.

This edition includes new and relevant topics on staffing that readers will be able to immediately apply in their future careers.
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Hardcover: 448 pages
Publisher: Pearson; 3 edition (April 2, 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0133571769
ISBN-13: 978-0133571769
Product Dimensions: 8.8 x 0.9 x 11 inches

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December 11, 2017

Managerial Economics Froeb McCann Ward Shor 4th Edition

Managerial Economics Froeb McCann Ward Shor 4th Edition

Managerial Economics Froeb McCann Ward Shor 4th EditionDiscover how to use managerial economics to both diagnose and solve business problems with this breakthrough text, designed specifically for MBA students like you. Froeb/McCann/Ward/Shor’s MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS, 4E offers a succinct, fast-paced, yet challenging, approach full of invaluable insights from cover to cover. This edition incorporates less math and fewer technical models, graphs and figures than traditional managerial economics texts while emphasizing the real decisions that today’s Managers face on a daily basis. You’ll find MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS, 4E a useful learning guide now and an excellent ongoing resource for your business career. The latest economic updates throughout this lively edition keep you abreast of the most recent economic developments and current economic challenges worldwide. With MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS, 4E you learn how to apply economic theory to even the most formidable business challenges.
About the Author

Dr. Froeb received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin. When the antitrust agencies began using his models to predict the competitive effects of mergers, his academic research passed what he calls “a market test.” This resulted in his 2003 appointment to Chief Economist of the Federal Trade Commission, where he enforced the antitrust and consumer protection laws of the United States. He also managed 75 economists who tore down barriers to competition (often erected by well-meaning bureaucrats). In July 2005 Dr. Froeb returned to Vanderbilt University where today he holds the William Oehmig Chair of Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise. He used to win the “Most Outstanding Teacher” award, but now he finishes behind his co-author, Brian McCann. His text, MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS: A PROBLEM-SOLVING APPROACH is well recognized for teaching students to apply economics to real business problems. It is filled with real world problems (and solutions) from Dr. Froeb’s students and clients. Dr. Froeb’s research focuses on the economics of competition policy. He has taught at Tulane University, worked at the U.S. Department of Justice, and spent a year at the University of Chicago Law School.

Dr. Brian T. McCann has taught courses in managerial economics, strategic management, and entrepreneurship at the undergraduate, MBA and executive education levels. He holds an MBA from Vanderbilt University, where he earned the Founder’s Medal as the top graduate of his class. Dr. McCann received his doctoral training in strategic management at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management, where he was awarded the Ross Fellowship, the Krannert Certificate for Distinguished Teaching, and the Purdue Research Foundation Research Grant. His more than 10 years of industry experience include operating a residential land development company, serving as the CFO for an Internet start-up, and implementing new strategic initiatives for a non-profit economic development group. In addition to co-authoring this MBA-level textbook in managerial economics, Dr. McCann’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in journals, such as Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, and Journal of Management Studies. His current research interests span strategic management and entrepreneurship and include the performance implications of firm agglomeration, the effects of ownership structure on competitive behaviors, and the role of threshold-based decision making in the entrepreneurial process.

Dr. Mike Ward has taught courses in Managerial Economics, Industrial Organization and Business Strategy, Human Resource Economics, and Economics and Regulation of Information. He has spent nearly two decades in academia, holding positions at the University of Illinois and the University of Texas at Arlington where he is currently Professor of Economics in the Business School. Prior to returning to academia, Dr. Ward served as an Economist at the Federal Trade Commission for four years attempting to tear down barriers to competition (though he was not managed by Dr. Froeb). Dr. Ward’s research focuses on the economics of innovation and competition. He earned his undergraduate degree in mathematics and economics from UCLA and his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago.

Dr. Mike Shor has taught courses in game theory, pricing, law and economics, industrial organization, and behavioral economics. He is currently at the Department of Economics at the University of Connecticut. Prior to UConn, Dr. Shor taught at the business school at Vanderbilt University, where he was twice elected the best professor by the graduating MBA class. Dr. Shor earned his undergraduate degree in foreign affairs and economics from the University of Virginia, and his Ph.D. in economics from Rutgers University. Dr. Shor’s research is focused on industrial organization and behavioral economics. His interdisciplinary research has appeared in journals in accounting, marketing, information systems, and psychology, as well as economics.
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Hardcover: 352 pages
Publisher: South-Western College Pub; 4 edition (January 1, 2015)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1305259335
ISBN-13: 978-1305259331
Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 0.5 x 9.5 inches

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September 28, 2017

Communicating at Work Adler Lucas 11th Edition

Communicating at Work Adler Lucas 11th Edition

Communicating at Work Adler Lucas 11th EditionThe 11th edition of Communicating at Work enhances the strategic approach, real-world practicality, and reader-friendly voice that have made this text the market leader for three decades. On every page, students learn how to communicate in ways that enhance their own career success and help their organization operate effectively.

This edition retains the hallmark features that have been praised by faculty and students–a strong emphasis on ethical communication and cultural diversity, discussions of evolving communication technologies, and self-assessment tools–while incorporating important updates and ground-breaking digital teaching and learning tools to help students better connect to the course material and apply it to real world business situations.
About the Author

Ronald B. Adler is professor emeritus at Santa Barbara City College. Throughout his career, he has specialized in the study of organizational and interpersonal communication. He is the author of Confidence in Communication: A Guide to Assertive and Social Skills and coauthor of Understanding Human Communication, Interplay: The Process of Interpersonal Communication as well as the widely used text Looking Out/Looking In.  Professor Adler is a consultant for a number of corporate, professional, and government clients and leads workshops in such areas as conflict resolution, presentational speaking, team building, and interviewing.
Jeanne Marquardt Elmhorst is an instructor in communication studies at Central New Mexico Community College in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Her courses reflect the variety in the communication discipline: business and professional, public speaking, listening, intercultural, and interpersonal. Jeanne lived and taught in Asia for three years and continues to find opportunities to travel, study, and volunteer in other countries. She enjoys providing training for business and not-for-profit clients.
Kristen Lucas is an assistant professor in the Department of Management at University of Louisville, where she directs the business communication program. She teaches courses, conducts research, and facilitates management training sessions on organizational communication, workplace dignity, and careers. Her research has appeared in Journal of Business Ethics, Management Communication Quarterly, and Journal of Applied Communication Research.
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Series: Communication
Paperback: 480 pages
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education; 11 edition (September 26, 2012)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0078036801
ISBN-13: 978-0078036804
Product Dimensions: 8 x 0.7 x 10 inches

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July 16, 2017

Essentials of Contemporary Management Jones George 7th Edition

Essentials of Contemporary Management Jones George 7th Edition

Essentials of Contemporary Management Jones George 7th EditionJones/George, Essentials of Contemporary Management is the concise edition of Contemporary Management. Jones and George are dedicated to the challenge of “Making It Real“ for students. In this seventh edition of Essentials of Contemporary Management, the focus continues to be on providing the most up-to-date account of the changes taking place in the world of management and management practices while maintaining our emphasis on mak­ing our text relevant and interesting to students. The increased focus on the challenges and opportuni­ties facing businesses large and small and inte­grated timely examples bring management issues to life for students.
About the Author

Jennifer George is also a Professor of Management in the Lowry Mays College and Graduate School of Business at Texas A&M University. She received her BA in Psychology/Sociology from Wesleyan University, her MBA in Finance from New York University, and her PhD in Management and Organizational Behavior from New York University.

Gareth Jones is a Professor of Management in the Lowry Mays College and Graduate School of Business at Texas A&M University. He received both his BA and PhD from the University of Lancaster, UK
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Paperback: 560 pages
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education; 7 edition (January 7, 2016)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1259545474
ISBN-13: 978-1259545474
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July 15, 2017

The Leadership Experience Richard L. Daft 7th Edition

The Leadership Experience Richard L. Daft 7th Edition

The Leadership Experience Richard L. Daft 7th EditionGive students the critical leadership skills and solid understanding of today’s theory needed to become effective leaders in today’s turbulent times with THE LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE, 7E. Acclaimed author Richard Daft helps students explore the latest thinking in leadership theory as well as contemporary practices at work within organizations throughout the world. Students examine emerging topics, including enhancement of emotional intelligence, leadership vision and courage, and leadership of virtual teams, and they connect those topics to recent world events such as ethical scandals, leader successes and mistakes, and political turmoil. Packed with memorable examples and unique insights into actual leadership decisions, this full-color text includes crisp, clear visuals to reinforce the book’s engaging presentation. This edition’s proven applications, designed for today’s leadership theory and applications course, and a solid foundation grounded in established scholarly research make the topic of leadership come alive for students. In addition, THE LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE is available with MindTap, an integrated text and online learning solution that enhances understanding of course content and offers opportunities to extend learning.
About the Author

Richard L. Daft, Ph.D., is the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Professor of Management and Principal Senior Lecturer in the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University, where he specializes in the study of leadership and organization theory. Dr. Daft is a fellow of the Academy of Management and has served on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, and Journal of Management Education. He was associate editor-in-chief of Organization Science and associate editor of Administrative Science Quarterly. Dr. Daft has authored or co-authored 13 books, including The Executive and the Elephant, Organization Theory and Design, and Management. He also has authored dozens of scholarly articles, papers, and chapters, and he has published in the Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management; Accounting, Organizations and Society, Management Science, MIS Quarterly, and Organizational Behavior Teaching Review. Dr. Daft has received several government research grants in organization design, organizational innovation and change, strategy implementation, and organizational information processing. An active teacher and respected consultant, Dr. Daft has served as associate dean and helped manage a start-up enterprise. He has been involved in management development and consulting for numerous organizations, including the American Banking Association, AutoZone, Bridgestone, Vulcan Materials, TVA, Pratt & Whitney, Allstate Insurance, State Farm Insurance, the United States Air Force, the U.S. Army, Central Parking System, USAA, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
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Paperback: 508 pages
Publisher: South-Western College Pub; 7 edition (January 1, 2017)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 133710227X
ISBN-13: 978-1337102278
Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 8 x 9.8 inches

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July 12, 2017

Foundations of Finance Keown Martin Petty 9th Edition

Foundations of Finance Keown Martin Petty 9th Edition

Foundations of Finance Keown Martin Petty 9th Edition For undergraduate courses in Corporate Finance.

The Five Key Principles for the Foundations of Finance

Foundations of Finance retains its foundational approach to the key concepts of finance, bolstered by real-world vignettes, cases, and problem exercises. Utilizing five principles, which are presented at the beginning of the book and applied throughout, the authors introduce a multi-step approach to financial problem solving that appeals to readers’ at all levels, math and numerical skills. As in previous editions, the Ninth Edition focuses on valuation and opens every chapter with a vignette based on financial decisions faced by contemporary, real-world companies and firms. Other highly useful features include mini cases, cautionary tales, lists of key terms, and a discussion of ethics. Revised and updated, the newest edition includes new lecture videos, financial thinking, user feedback, and lessons from the recent economic crisis.

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About the Author

Arthur J. Keown is the Department Head and R. B. Pamplin Professor of Finance at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He received his bachelor’s degree from Ohio Wesleyan University, his M.B.A. from the University of Michigan, and his doctorate from Indiana University. An award-winning teacher, he is a member of the Academy of Teaching Excellence; has received five Certificates of Teaching Excellence at Virginia Tech, the W. E. Wine Award for Teaching Excellence, and the Alumni Teaching Excellence Award; and in 1999 received the Outstanding Faculty Award from the State of Virginia. Professor Keown is widely published in academic journals. His work has appeared in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, the Journal of Financial Research, the Journal of Banking and Finance, Financial Management, the Journal of Portfolio Management, and many others. In addition to Foundations of Finance, two other of his books are widely used in college finance classes all over the country—Basic Financial Management and Personal Finance: Turning Money into Wealth. Professor Keown is a Fellow of the Decision Sciences Institute, was a member of the Board of Directors of the Financial Management Association, and is the head of the finance department at Virginia Tech. In addition, he served as the co-editor of the Journal of Financial Research for 6½ years and as the co-editor of the Financial Management Association’s Survey and Synthesis series for 6 years. He lives with his wife in Blacksburg, Virginia, where he collects original art from Mad Magazine.

John D. Martin holds the Carr P. Collins Chair in Finance in the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University, where he teaches in the Baylor EMBA programs and has three times been selected as the outstanding teacher. John joined the Baylor faculty in 1998 after spending 17 years on the faculty of the University of Texas at Austin. Over his career he has published over 50 articles in the leading finance journals, including papers in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Monetary Economics, and Management Science. His recent research has spanned issues related to the economics of unconventional energy sources, the hidden cost of venture capital, and the valuation of firms filing Chapter 11. He is also co-author of several books, including Financial Management: Principles and Practice (13th ed., Prentice Hall), Foundations of Finance (9th ed., Prentice Hall), Theory of Finance (Dryden Press), Financial Analysis (3rd ed., McGraw Hill), Valuation: The Art & Science of Corporate Investment Decisions (2nd ed., Prentice Hall), and Value Based Management with Social Responsibility (2nd ed., Oxford University Press).

J. William Petty, PhD, Baylor University, is Professor of Finance and W. W. Caruth Chair of Entrepreneurship. Dr. Petty teaches entrepreneurial finance, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. He is a University Master Teacher. In 2008, the Acton Foundation for Entrepreneurship Excellence selected him as the National Entrepreneurship Teacher of the Year. His research interests include the financing of entrepreneurial firms and shareholder value-based management. He has served as the co-editor for the Journal of Financial Research and the editor of the Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance. He has published articles in various academic and professional journals including Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Financial Management, Journal of Portfolio Management, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, and Accounting Review. Dr. Petty is co-author of a leading textbook in small business and entrepreneurship, Small Business Management: Launching and Growing Entrepreneurial Ventures. He also co-authored Value-Based Management: Corporate America’s Response to the Shareholder Revolution (2010). He serves on the Board of Directors of a publicly traded oil and gas firm. Finally, he serves on the Board of the Baylor Angel Network, a network of private investors who provide capital to startups and early-stage companies.
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Series: Pearson Series in Finance
Hardcover: 592 pages
Publisher: Pearson; 9 edition (January 24, 2016)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0134083288
ISBN-13: 978-0134083285
Product Dimensions: 8.7 x 0.9 x 10.9 inches

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June 21, 2017

Consumer Behavior Buying Having and Being Michael R. Solomon 12th Edition

Consumer Behavior Buying Having and Being Michael R. Solomon 12th Edition

Consumer Behavior Buying Having and Being Michael R. Solomon 12th Edition For courses in Consumer Behavior.

Beyond Consumer Behavior: How Buying Habits Shape Identity

Solomon’s Consumer Behavior: Buying, Having, and Being deepens the study of consumer behavior into an investigation of how having (or not having) certain products affects our lives. Solomon looks at how possessions influence how we feel about ourselves and each other, especially in the canon of social media and the digital age.

In the Twelfth Edition, Solomon has revised and updated the content to reflect major marketing trends and changes that impact the study of consumer behavior. Since we are all consumers, many of the topics have both professional and personal relevance to students, making it easy to apply them outside of the classroom. The updated text is rich with up-to-the-minute discussions on a range of topics such as “Dadvertising,” “Meerkating,” and the “Digital Self” to maintain an edge in the fluid and evolving field of consumer behavior.

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About the Author

Michael R. Solomon, Ph.D., is Professor of Marketing in the Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. Before joining the Saint Joseph’s faculty in the fall of 2006, he was the Human Sciences Professor of Consumer Behavior at Auburn University. Before moving to Auburn in 1995, he was chair of the Department of Marketing in the School of Business at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. Professor Solomon began his academic career in the Graduate School of Business Administration at New York University, where he also served as Associate Director of NYU’s Institute of Retail Management. He earned his B.A. degrees in psychology and sociology magna cum laude at Brandeis University and a Ph.D. in social psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In 1996 he was awarded the Fulbright/FLAD Chair in Market Globalization by the U.S. Fulbright Commission and the Government of Portugal, and he served as Distinguished Lecturer in Marketing at the Technical University of Lisbon. He held an appointment as Professor of Consumer Behaviour at The University of Manchester (U.K.) from 2007–2013.

Professor Solomon’s primary research interests include consumer behavior and lifestyle issues; branding strategy; the symbolic aspects of products; the psychology of fashion, decoration, and image; services marketing; marketing in virtual worlds; and the development of visually oriented online research methodologies. He has published numerous articles on these and related topics in academic journals, and he has delivered invited lectures on these subjects in Europe, Australia, Asia, and Latin America. His research has been funded by the American Academy of Advertising, the American Marketing Association, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the International Council of Shopping Centers, and the U.S. Department of Commerce. He currently sits on the editorial or advisory boards of The Journal of Consumer Behaviour, Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice, Critical Studies in Fashion and Beauty, and Journal for Advancement of Marketing Education, and he served an elected six-year term on the Board of Governors of the Academy of Marketing Science. Professor Solomon has been recognized as one of the 15 most widely cited scholars in the academic behavioral sciences/fashion literature, and as one of the 10 most productive scholars in the field of advertising and marketing communications.

Professor Solomon is a frequent contributor to mass media. His feature articles have appeared in such magazines as Psychology Today, Gentleman’s Quarterly, and Savvy. He has been quoted in numerous national magazines and newspapers, including Allure, Elle, Glamour, Mademoiselle, Mirabella, Newsweek, the New York Times, Self, USA Today, and the Wall Street Journal. He frequently appears on television and speaks on radio to comment on consumer behavior issues, including appearances on The Today Show, Good Morning America, Inside Edition, Newsweek on the Air, the Entrepreneur Sales and Marketing Show, CNBC, Channel One, the Wall Street Journal Radio Network, the WOR Radio Network, and National Public Radio. He acts as consultant to numerous companies on consumer behavior and marketing strategy issues and often speaks to business groups throughout the United States and overseas. In addition to this text, Professor Solomon is co-author of the widely used textbook Marketing: Real People, Real Choices. He has three children, Amanda, Zachary, and Alexandra; a son-in-law, Orly; and three granddaughters, Rose, Evey, and Arya. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife Gail and their “other child,” a pug named Kelbie Rae.
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Hardcover: 624 pages
Publisher: Pearson; 12 edition (January 24, 2016)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0134129938
ISBN-13: 978-0134129938
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June 7, 2017

Operations and Supply Chain Management The Core Jacobs Chase 4th Edition

Operations and Supply Chain Management The Core Jacobs Chase 4th Edition

Operations and Supply Chain Management The Core Jacobs Chase 4th Edition, Operations and Supply Chain Management The Core 4th Edition Jacobs Chase, Jacobs Chase Operations and Supply Chain Management The Core 4th Edition, Operations and Supply Chain Management The Core Jacobs 4th Edition, Operations and Supply Chain Management The Core 4th Edition Jacobs, Jacobs Operations and Supply Chain Management The Core 4th Edition, Operations and Supply Chain Management The Core Jacobs Chase 4e, Operations and Supply Chain Management The Core 4e Jacobs Chase, Jacobs Chase Operations and Supply Chain Management The Core 4e, Operations and Supply Chain Management The Core Jacobs 4e, Operations and Supply Chain Management The Core 4e Jacobs, Jacobs Operations and Supply Chain Management The Core 4eThe fourth edition of Operations and Supply Chain Management: The Core focuses on the important “core” concepts in the dynamic field of operations. Just as lava flows from the core of the earth, operations and supply chain management is the core of business. Material must flow through supply chain processes to create cash output and input. This new edition has an increased focus on supply chain analytics involving the analysis of data to better solve business problems.

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Richard B. Chase is Director of the Center for Operations Management Research and Education at USC. He is widely published in both books and academic journals and is considered one of the top service “gurus” in the field. He is on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Operations Management, an Advisor to Production and Operations Management journal, and a Fellow of the Decision Sciences Institute.

F. Robert Jacobs is Chase Faculty Fellow Professor of Operations Management at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. He received a B.S. in Industrial Engineering as well as Computer and Information Science, an MBA, and a Ph.D. in Operations Management all from The Ohio State University.
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Hardcover: 544 pages
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education; 4 edition (February 4, 2016)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1259549720
ISBN-13: 978-1259549724
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May 9, 2017

Operations Management William J Stevenson 12th Edition

Operations Management William J Stevenson 12th Edition

Operations Management William J Stevenson 12th EditionStevenson’s Operations Management features integrated, up-to-date coverage of current topics and industry trends, while preserving the core concepts that have made the text the market leader in this course for over a decade. Stevenson’s careful explanations and approachable format support students in understanding the important operations management concepts as well as applying tools and methods with an emphasis on problem solving.
About the Author

Associate professor of Decision Sciences in the College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in operations management and management science. Dr. Stevenson is the author of textbooks in management science, statistics, and operations management. His articles have appeared in Management Science, Decision Sciences, Quality Progress, and other journals. He received a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering, an MBA, and a Ph.D. in production/operations management, from Syracuse University.
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Series: McGraw-Hill Series in Operations and Decision Sciences
Hardcover: 944 pages
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education; 12 edition (January 7, 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0078024102
ISBN-13: 978-0078024108
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May 4, 2017

Business Ethics Ethical Decision Making and Cases Ferrell Fraedrich Ferrell 11th Edition

Business Ethics Ethical Decision Making and Cases Ferrell Fraedrich Ferrell 11th Edition

Business Ethics Ethical Decision Making and Cases Ferrell Fraedrich Ferrell 11th EditionPacked with cases, exercises, simulations, and practice tests, the market-leading BUSINESS ETHICS: ETHICAL DECISION MAKING AND CASES, 11th Edition, thoroughly covers the complex environment in which managers confront ethical decision-making. Using a proven managerial framework, the authors address the overall concepts, processes, and best practices associated with successful business ethics programs – – helping your students see how ethics can be integrated into key strategic business decisions. This edition has been completely revised to include coverage of new legislation affecting business ethics, the most up-to-date examples, the best practices of high-profile organizations, and 20 new or updated original cases. Available with MindTap online teaching and learning tools for the first time, BUSINESS ETHICS: ETHICAL DECISION MAKING AND CASES, 11th Edition, gives your students an abundance of opportunities to master text material through hands-on application.
About the Author

O. C. Ferrell (Ph.D., Louisiana State University) is University Distinguished Professor of Business Ethics at Belmont University. He most recently served nine years as University Distinguished Professor of Marketing and Creative Enterprise Scholar at the University of New Mexico. His academic research focuses on ethical decision-making, stakeholder relationships and social responsibility. He is a leading author in marketing ethics and stakeholder orientation to achieve marketing performance in organizations. Dr. Ferrell is past president of the Academic Council of the American Marketing Association and chaired the American Marketing Association Ethics Committee twice. Under his leadership, the committee developed the AMA Code of Ethics and the AMA Code of Ethics for Marketing on the Internet. He is Vice President of Publications for the Academy of Marketing Science. He has received the Cutco Vector Distinguished Marketing Educator Award from the Academy of Marketing Science. Dr. Ferrell is the co-author of 20 books and more than 100 articles. His articles have been published in the Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Research, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, and The Academy of Management Executive, as well as other journals. His MARKETING: CONCEPTS AND STRATEGY TEXT, co-authored with Dr. William Pride, is one of the most widely adopted principles of marketing text in the world. BUSINESS ETHICS: ETHICAL DECISION MAKING AND CASES, co-authored with John Fraedrich and Linda Ferrell, is one of today’s leading business ethics texts. Dr. Ferrell has served as an expert witness on marketing issues for numerous legal cases, has been quoted in leading business publications, such as USA Today and Wall Street Journal, and has appeared on The Today Show to discuss marketing issues.

Professor Fraedrich’s dissertation (1988) was the nexus for the ethics book “Business Ethics: Ethical Decision Making and Cases” (11th edition) 2016, and is the most widely used undergraduate business ethics text in the U.S. Dr. Fraedrich has the distinction of being one of 50 marketing ethics professors selected to participate in an International Consortium on Ethics and Social Responsibility. In his career, he has presented, written, and/or published over 50 pieces related to business ethics alone. On a global level, he has helped affect business ethics dialogue by being the only ethics professor invited by a former U.S. Secretary of State to participate in an executive seminar on globalization and its implications and challenges for societies, corporate responsibility, and public policy and included ambassadors and economic ministers from Argentina, Australia, Bosnia/Herzegovina, Germany, the Republic of Georgia, Lesotho, Mexico, Peru, and Poland, as well as Fortune 100 firms such as Raytheon, Lockheed-Martin, and Sumitomo Corporation. He was invited by FEDERASUL, a prestigious business organization in Brazil, to discuss business ethics on a panel that included one of Brazil’s Supreme Court Justices as well as a former ambassador. In 2006?2007, Professor Fraedrich was awarded the Bill Daniels Distinguished Professor of Business Ethics at the University of Wyoming, College of Business. Recently, Professor Fraedrich was invited to teach for the Department of the Army at the General Officer level concerning “The Consequences of Power.” His class included 13 Brigadier Generals as well as five star generals (two lieutenant generals and three major generals). He is also the author of integrated application-oriented ethics software for academics and Fortune 500 corporations.

Dr. Linda Ferrell (Ph.D. University of Memphis) is professor of marketing at Belmont University. Dr. Ferrell coauthored Business and Society with O. C. Ferrell and Debbie M. Thorne and is co-author of Business in a Changing World with O.C. Ferrell and Geoff Hirt. She won the Best Paper award twice at the American Marketing Association’s National Summer Educators Meeting and has published over 30 articles in JOURNAL OF THE ACADEMY OF MARKETING SCIENCE, JOURNAL OF PUBLIC POLICY & MARKETING, JOURNAL OF PERSONAL SELLING & SALES MANAGEMENT, AMS REVIEW, JOURNAL OF STRATEGIC MARKETING, JOURNAL OF BUSINESS ETHICS, and CASE RESEARCH JOURNAL, as well as others.
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Paperback: 654 pages
Publisher: South-Western College Pub; 11 edition (January 1, 2016)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1305500849
ISBN-13: 978-1305500846
Product Dimensions: 8 x 1 x 9.9 inches

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