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Read more about Intermediate Financial Accounting Volume 1

Intermediate Financial Accounting Volume 1

Copyright Year: 2016

Contributors: Arnold and Kyle

Publisher: Lyryx

License: CC BY

This text is intended for a first course in Intermediate Financial Accounting. It presumes that students have already completed one or two Introductory Financial Accounting courses. The book reflects current International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), such as IFRS 15 - Revenue from Contracts With Customers. It focuses on more difficult intermediate accounting topics that match prerequisite requirements for students advancing to a second level Intermediate Financial Accounting course. Advanced topics that are covered in Advanced Financial Accounting courses, such as consolidations and foreign exchange, are not included here. The text is written with an approachable style that focuses on key concepts that will be relevant to students' future careers as accountants.

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Read more about Introducing Marketing

Introducing Marketing

Copyright Year: 2011

Contributor: Burnett

Publisher: BCcampus

License: CC BY

Through good economic times and bad, marketing remains the pivotal function in any business. Determining and satisfying the needs of customers through products that have value and accessibility and whose features are clearly communicated is the general purpose of any business. It is also a fundamental definition of marketing. This text introduces students to the marketing strategies and tools that practitioners use to market their products.

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Read more about Accounting Principles: A Business Perspective

Accounting Principles: A Business Perspective

Copyright Year: 2011

Contributors: Hermanson, Edwards, and Maher

Publisher: BCcampus

License: CC BY

Accounting Principles: A Business Perspective uses annual reports of real companies to illustrate many of the accounting concepts in use in business today. Gaining an understanding of accounting terminology and concepts, however, is not enough to ensure your success. You also need to be able to find information on the Internet, analyze various business situations, work effectively as a member of a team, and communicate your ideas clearly. This text was developed to help you develop these skills.

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Read more about Fundamentals of Business - 4th Edition

Fundamentals of Business - 4th Edition

Copyright Year: 2023

Contributors: Skripak and Poff

Publisher: Virginia Tech Libraries

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Fundamentals of Business, 4th Edition is an open education resource intended to serve as a no-cost, faculty-customizable primary text for one-semester undergraduate introductory business courses. It covers the following topics in business: Teamwork; economics; ethics; entrepreneurship; business ownership, management, and leadership; organizational structures and operations management; human resources and motivating employees; managing in labor union contexts; marketing and pricing strategy; hospitality and tourism, accounting and finance, personal finances, and technology in business. The textbook was designed for use in Virginia Tech’s Pamplin College of Business introductory level business course, MGT1104 Foundations of Business and is shared under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial ShareAlike 4.0 license.

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Read more about A Primer on Sustainable Business

A Primer on Sustainable Business

Copyright Year: 2012

Publisher: LibreTexts

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Going green, green business, and sustainable business are topics on everyone’s mind. But what does all this mean exactly? A Primer on Sustainable Business answers that question and provides an introduction to the basics you need to know.

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Read more about The Business Ethics Workshop

The Business Ethics Workshop

Copyright Year: 2012

Contributor: Brusseau

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Ethics is about determining value; it's deciding what's worth doing and what doesn't matter so much.Business ethics is the way we decide what kind of career to pursue, what choices we make on the job,which companies we want to work with, and what kind of economic world we want to live in and thenleave behind for those coming after. There are no perfect answers to these questions, but there's adifference between thinking them through and winging it. The Business Ethics Workshop provides aframework for identifying, analyzing, and resolving ethical dilemmas encountered through working life.

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Read more about Business Law and the Legal Environment

Business Law and the Legal Environment

Copyright Year: 2012

Contributors: Mayer, Warner, and Siedel

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Our goal is to provide students with a textbook that is up to date and comprehensive in its coverage of legal and regulatory issues—and organized to permit instructors to tailor the materials to their particular approach. This book engages students by relating law to everyday events with which they are already familiar (or with which they are familiarizing themselves in other business courses) and by its clear, concise, and readable style. (An earlier business law text by authors Lieberman and Siedel was hailed “the best written text in a very crowded field.”)

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Read more about Growth and Competitive Strategy in 3 Circles

Growth and Competitive Strategy in 3 Circles

Copyright Year: 2012

Contributors: Urbany and Davis

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

License: CC BY-NC-SA

The 3-Circle model was developed over the past several years, initially in strategic planning for a university graduate program and in an executive MBA course designed to integrate the concepts of marketing and competitive strategy. Over the course of time, the 3-Circle model has been successfully used by hundreds of organizations throughout the world in establishing and growing their market positions. Many of the case examples in this book demonstrating applications of the 3-Circle model applications are from executives who have attended executive education training at the University of Notre Dame.

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Read more about Introduction to Contracts, Sales and Product Liability

Introduction to Contracts, Sales and Product Liability

Copyright Year: 2012

Contributors: Mayer, Warner, Siedel, and Lieberman

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

License: CC BY-NC-SA

This textbook provides context and essential concepts across the entire range of legal issues with which

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Read more about Introduction to the Law of Property, Estate Planning and Insurance

Introduction to the Law of Property, Estate Planning and Insurance

Copyright Year: 2012

Contributors: Mayer, Warner, Siedel, and Lieberman

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Introduction to the Law of Property, Estate Planning and Insurance is an up-to-date textbook that covers legal issues that students must understand relating to real estate (an especially important business asset), as well as estate planning and insurance. The text is organized to permit instructors to tailor the materials to their particular approach. The authors take special care to engage students by relating law to everyday events with their clear, concise and readable style.

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