The AMA Dictionary of Business and Management by George Thomas KurianThe AMA Dictionary of Business and Management by George Thomas Kurian

The AMA Dictionary of Business and Management

byGeorge Thomas Kurian

Hardcover | May 3, 2013

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Now students, instructors, and professionals everywhere can find clear, authoritative, explanations of more than 6,000 key business terms. Prepared by a noted encyclopedist, The AMA Dictionary of Business and Management covers a vast range of terminology from all areas of business including management, strategy, finance, human resources, economics, marketing, sales, insurance, and international business. The book explains accounting rules, legal terminology, slang and buzzwords, acronyms, management theories, historical figures, economic concepts, performance metrics, and more-all the crucial ideas that have transformed business practices and management science in the past 25 years. In addition to concise definitions, this indispensable reference includes longer entries for ideas needing more elaborate explanations, as well as a pronunciation guide for difficult words,special sections on usage, and a thesaurus of related words. While quick definitions abound online, The AMA Dictionary of Business and Management supplies the depth and clarity lacking in most 'webinitions.' And it includes thousands of technical terms omitted from even premier unabridged dictionaries. From Abilene paradox to zero-based budgeting, this is an essential resource for anyone serious about business."
GEORGE THOMAS KURIAN is president of the Encyclopedia Society, an international group of encyclopedists and knowledge builders who have produced more than 61 encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, chronologies, and other reference works. "
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Title:The AMA Dictionary of Business and ManagementFormat:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 10.25 × 7.13 × 1.09 inPublished:May 3, 2013Publisher:AmacomLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0814420281

ISBN - 13:9780814420287

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"... an essential source for everyone who needs to speak and write the language of business with clarity, impact, and ease." - New Equipment Digest '... the authoritative and complete definitions in The AMA Dictionary of Business and Management demystify business and management terminology, making communication more concise and effective.' - Booklist '... offers a readable and useful dictionary of more than 6,000 key terms in the fields of business and management. The definitions are clear and concise... ' - Choice '... lays the foundation to scan what we know or don't know in a concise manner and to then move on to more in-depth investigation... ' - Vancouver Business Journal "... a handy dictionary of a wealth of business-related terms and concepts." - CIO Insight "... useful resource for users seeking basic, concise business definitions... " - Library Journal "