The Future Of Business

Hardcover | January 23, 2013

byNorm Althouse, Laura Allan, Christopher Hartt

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The Future of Business, Fourth Edition, provides a personal road map for understanding and navigating the future of business. The fourth edition builds on the success of the first three editions with thorough coverage of business principles and leading-edge practices adopted by business innovators, all illustrated with relevant and interesting business examples. The Future of Business, Fourth Edition, takes an integrative approach to business, highlighting how functional areas work together and innovation fuels new forms of collaboration. The text is written in a friendly and conversational style and helps prepare students of all interests and abilities for future achievements with the information, skills, and techniques they need to get to work and jump on the fast-track to success.

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The Future of Business, Fourth Edition, provides a personal road map for understanding and navigating the future of business. The fourth edition builds on the success of the first three editions with thorough coverage of business principles and leading-edge practices adopted by business innovators, all illustrated with relevant and int...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:688 pages, 11.13 × 8.75 × 1.13 inPublished:January 23, 2013Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176509631

ISBN - 13:9780176509637

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Part One: The Business EnvironmentIntroductionChapter 1: Politics: Governments' RolesChapter 2: Economics: Evolving SystemsChapter 3: Social: Society, Corporate Responsibility, and Making Ethical DecisionsChapter 4: Technology: Managing Information for Business SuccessChapter 5: International: The Global Marketplace Part Two: Building A BusinessChapter 6: Entrepreneurship and Small BusinessChapter 7: Analyzing the BusinessChapter 8: Forms of Business OwnershipPart Three: Business ManagementChapter 9: Management and Leadership in Today's OrganizationsChapter 10: Designing Organizational StructuresChapter 11: Motivating EmployeesPart Four: Functional Areas Of BusinessChapter 12: Managing Human Resources and Labour RelationsChapter 13: Marketing - The Customer FocusChapter 14: Creating Marketing StrategiesChapter 15: Achieving World-Class Operations ManagementChapter 16: Accounting for Financial SuccessChapter 17: Understanding Money and the Canadian Financial SystemChapter 18: Finance: Maximizing the ValueAppendix: A Basic Understanding of Our Legal EnvironmentGlossaryEndnotesCompany IndexSubject Index