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Title: Business: A Changing World, 4th Edition
Publisher: McGraw-Hill College, Boston, MA.
Publication Date: 2002
Book Condition: New
Edition: 4th Edition.
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"Business: A Changing World" is the fastest growing introduction to business text available today. Its success is due in large measure to the real-world, skill-building, decision-focused framework in a compact and timely format, as well as the authors' commitment to providing the content and teaching materials that instructors and students desire. Contemporary examples and boxed features help the fundamental concepts of business come alive for students. The authors provide an abundance of new real-world examples, cases, boxed features, and exercises to make the course interesting and exciting. Feedback from adopters and reviewers alike indicates that they have done an excellent job in providing a complete teaching package that engages and connects students to the realities of business.Authors O.C. Ferrell and Geoff Hirt emphasize the important issues and challenges facing business today, but they also believe that there must be a balance in coverage to avoid an over-emphasis of trendy topics. They believe that students must first learn some of the fundamental concepts that provide a foundation for understanding the world of business. This 4th Edition of "Business: A Changing World" continues the technology trail-blazing tradition that made the 3rd Edition so successful.In addition to Cybertrek icons throughout the text that lead the students directly to the wealth of information available on the online learning center, a new chapter on Information Technology and e-Business is a heralded feature of the new edition. And the new "dot.comment" boxes provide commentary on internet-related business issues. All chapters in the new edition have been updated with the latest knowledge and best practices that are appropriate for coverage at the introduction to business level, including such important information as NBES, WTO, Mercosur, APEC, the future for small business, and 2000 census data.About the Author:
O.C. Ferrell is Professor of Marketing at Colorado State University. He also has held faculty positions at the University of Memphis, University of Tampa, Texas A&M University, Illinois State University, and Southern Illinois University, as well as visiting positions at Queen's University (Ontario, Canada), University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), University of Wisconsin (Madison), and University of Hannover (Germany). He has served as a faculty member for the Masters Degree Program in Marketing at Thammasat University (Bangkok, Thailand). Dr. Ferrell received his BA and MBA from Florida State University and his PhD from Louisiana State University. His teaching and research interests include business ethics, corporate citizenship, and marketing. Dr. Ferrell is widely recognized as a leading teacher and scholar in business. His articles have appeared in the Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Macromarketing, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, and others. His textbook entitled Business Ethics: Ethical Decision Making and Cases is the leading text in this field. He has also coauthored numerous textbooks for marketing, management, and other business courses, as well as a trade book on business ethics. He chaired the American Marketing Association (AMA) ethics committee that developed its current code of ethics. He was the vice president of Marketing Education and president of the Academic Council for the AMA. Dr. Ferrell's major focus is teaching and preparing learning material for students. He has travelled extensively to work with students and understands the needs of instructors of introductory business courses. He lives in Fort Collins, Colorado and enjoys skiing, golf, and international travel. Goeffrey A. Hirt insegna Finance alla DePaul University. E spesso in Italia, dove tiene dei corsi master e dove ha una residenza estiva.
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