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LE Business,
1st Edition

William M. Pride, Robert J. Hughes, Jack R. Kapoor

ISBN-13: 9789814866545 | ISBN-10: 9814866547

Copyright 2019

| Published 2019

| 480 pages

List Price USD $190.00

Overview

Business MindTapV2.0 allows students to use a “learn by doing” approach, creating an environment that not only helps them to better retain concepts, but also helps them get that hands-on business decision-making practice they need for the real-world! MindTapV2.0 reflects how today’s students want to learn & that’s why it’s successful. Through varied, interactive and purposeful activities, Business MindTapV2.0 facilitates a learn by doing approach that makes for a more engaging course experience!

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Meet the Authors

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William M. Pride is professor of marketing, Mays Business School, at Texas A&M University. He received his Ph.D. from Louisiana State University. In addition to this text, he is the co-author of Cengage Learning’s market-leading FOUNDATIONS OF BUSINESS. Dr. Pride teaches principles of marketing at both undergraduate and graduate levels and consistently solicits student feedback in order to most effectively revise this principles of marketing text. Dr. Pride’s research interests focus on advertising, promotion and distribution channels. His research articles have appeared in major journals in the fields of marketing, such as the Journal of Marketing, the Journal of Marketing Research, the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science and the Journal of Advertising. Dr. Pride is a member of the American Marketing Association, Academy of Marketing Science, Society for Marketing Advances and the Marketing Management Association. He has received the Marketing Fellow Award from the Society for Marketing Advances and the Marketing Innovation Award from the Marketing Management Association. Both of these are lifetime achievement awards.

Robert J. Hughes (Ph.D., University of North Texas) specializes in business administration and college instruction. He has taught Introduction to Business for more than 35 years both on campus and online for Richland College, one of seven campuses that are part of the Dallas County Community College District. In addition to BUSINESS and FOUNDATIONS OF BUSINESS, published by Cengage Learning, he has authored college textbooks in personal finance and business mathematics and served as a content consultant for two popular national television series, "It's Strictly Business" and "Dollars & Sense: Personal Finance for the 21st Century." He is also the co-author of a new online Introduction to Business course for Dallas County Community Colleges that accompanies the FOUNDATIONS OF BUSINESS text. In addition, he is lead author for a business math project utilizing artificial intelligence and computer-assisted instruction funded by the ALEKS Corporation. He is active in many academic and professional organizations and has served as a consultant and investment adviser to individuals, businesses, and charitable organizations. Dr. Hughes is the recipient of three different Teaching in Excellence Awards at Richland College. According to Dr. Hughes, after 35 years of teaching Introduction to Business, the course is still exciting: "There's nothing quite like the thrill of seeing students succeed, especially in a course like Introduction to Business, which provides the foundation for not only academic courses, but also life in the real world."

Jack R. Kapoor (Ed.D., Northern Illinois University) is professor of business and economics in the Business and Technology Division at the College of DuPage, where he has taught Introduction to Business, Marketing, Management, Economics, and Personal Finance since 1969. He previously taught at Illinois Institute of Technology's Stuart School of Management, San Francisco State University's School of World Business, and other colleges. Professor Kapoor was awarded the Business and Services Division's Outstanding Professor Award. He has also served as an Assistant National Bank Examiner for the U.S. Treasury Department and as an international trade consultant to Bolting Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Mumbai, India. Dr. Kapoor is known internationally as a coauthor of several textbooks, including FOUNDATIONS OF BUSINESS, 5E (Cengage Learning). He has served as a content consultant for the popular national television series "The Business File: An Introduction to Business" and has developed two full-length audio courses in business and personal finance. He has been quoted in many national newspapers and magazines, including USA Today, U.S. News & World Report, the Chicago Sun-Times, Crain's Small Business, the Chicago Tribune, and other publications. Dr. Kapoor has traveled around the world and has studied business practices in capitalist, socialist, and communist countries.

  • Tying it all Together Exercises combines multiple LO’s from a single chapter & asks students to apply what they’ve learned to a business scenario.
  • Content is presented in short, interactive, manageable chunks with concept checks that help students better retain the information they need to know.
  • Build and personalize your course by integrating your own content into the MindTap Reader using your own documents or pull from sources like RSS feeds, YouTube videos, websites, Google Docs and more. Control what content students see and when they see it with a learning path that can be used as-is or matched to your syllabus exactly.
  • You Make the Decision Activities challenge students to think critically by placing them in a scenario where they must make decisions for a company and experience the outcomes of their decisions. Students are led down a path depending on which decision they make. Their company may succeed or fail depending on their decisions!

Table of Contents

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Lesson 1: Exploring the World of Business and Economics.
Lesson 2: Being Ethical and Socially Responsible.
Lesson 3: Exploring Global Business.
Lesson 4: Choosing a Form of Business Ownership.
Lesson 5: Small Business, Entrepreneurship, and Franchises.
Lesson 6: Understanding the Management Process.
Lesson 7: Creating a Flexible Organization.
Lesson 8: Producing Quality Goods and Services.
Lesson 9: Attracting and Retaining the Best Employees.
Lesson 10: Motivating Employees and Teams.
Lesson 11: Enhancing Employee- Management Relations.
Lesson 12: Building Customer Relationships through Effective Marketing.
Lesson 13: Developing and Managing Products.
Lesson 14: Managing Distribution and Pricing.
Lesson 15: Developing Integrated Marketing Communication.
Lesson 16: Exploring Business Technology.
Lesson 17: Using Accounting and Financial Information.
Lesson 18: Understanding Money, Banking and Credit.
Lesson 19: Mastering Financial Management.
Lesson 20: Understanding Personal Finance and Investments.

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

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  • ISBN-10: 9814866547
  • ISBN-13: 9789814866545

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