The Future Of Business by Norm AlthouseThe Future Of Business by Norm Althouse

The Future Of Business

byNorm Althouse, Laura Allan, Christopher Hartt

Hardcover | January 29, 2016

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Althouse, The Future of Business 5Ce delivers a solid foundation in business principles and leading-edge business practices. This market-leading resource is framed by an integrative approach, showing the interconnectedness of different aspects of business: the marriage of functional areas, the impact of the business environment and how innovation fuels new forms of collaboration. Featuring engaging examples and a clear conversational writing style, this resource delivers a personal roadmap to understanding and navigating the future of business.
Norm Althouse received his Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting) and worked in the public sector for ten years before returning to continue studies in the Master of Business Program. He has studied in Canada, Australia, Ireland, and Hungary. Currently, Norm teaches at the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calg...
Title:The Future Of BusinessFormat:HardcoverDimensions:688 pages, 11.13 × 8.75 × 1 inPublished:January 29, 2016Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:017657025X

ISBN - 13:9780176570255

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Current and very informative I purchased this book for my business class through University of Calgary and even read ahead because it was so interesting. Entrepreneurs and investors will benefit from the information in this book.
Date published: 2017-04-16

Table of Contents

PrefacePrologueScoring GuidelinesPART 1: INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESSIntroductionPART 2: THE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENTChapter 1: Political Environment: Governments' Impact on BusinessChapter 2: Economic Environment: The Fundamental ConnectionChapter 3: Social Environment: Trends, Corporate Responsibility, and Business EthicsChapter 4: Technological Environment: Managing Technology Chapter 5: International Environment: The Global Marketplace PART 3: BUILDING A BUSINESSChapter 6: Entrepreneurship and Small BusinessChapter 7: Understanding the Business: AnalysisChapter 8: Forms of Business OwnershipPART 4: BUSINESS MANAGEMENTChapter 9: Management and Leadership in Today's OrganizationsChapter 10: Designing Organizational StructuresChapter 11: Motivating EmployeesPART 5: 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