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Essentials of Negotiation, 6e is a condensed version of the main text, Negotiation, Seventh Edition. It explores the major concepts and theories of the psychology of bargaining and negotiation, and the dynamics of interpersonal and inter-group conflict and its resolution. Twelve of the 20 chapters from the main text have been included in this edition, several chapters having been condensed for this volume. Those condensed chapters have shifted from a more research-oriented focus to a more fundamental focus on issues such as critical negotiation subprocesses, multiparty negotiations, and the influence of international and cross-cultural differences on the negotiation process.
About the Author
Dean’s Distinguished Teaching Professor and Professor of Management and Human Resources at the Max. M. Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University. He has authored or edited 24 books, as well as numerous research articles. Professor Lewicki has served as the president of the International Association of Conflict Management. He received the first David Bradford Outstanding Educator award from the Organizational Behavior Teaching Society for his contributions to the field of teaching in negotiation and dispute resolution. Professor of Management and Sociology at Vanderbilt University. His research on negotiation, influence, power, and justice has appeared in numerous scholarly journals and volumes. Professor Barry is a past-president of the International Association for Conflict Management (2002-2003), and a past chair of the Academy of Management Conflict Management Division. Dean of the School of Business at Queens University, Canada. He has coauthored several articles on negotiation, conflict resolution, employee voice, and organizational justice. Prior to accepting his current appointment, he was director of the McGill MBA Japan program in Tokyo, and he has traveled extensively throughout Asia, Europe, and South America.
Don’t you love those moments in your course when students are fully engaged? When the Aha! revelations are bursting like fireworks? The Financial Accounting author team has developed a concise and well-organised learning framework to show students that accounting consists of three major processes: measuring, communicating, and decision-making. By consistently tying each lesson into this framework, instructors can significantly improve student engagement and outcomes. For the fifth edition, the authors have retained popular digital features such as General Ledger Problems, Excel Simulations, and algorithmic end-of-chapter questions, while also including new content based on skills today’s students need. New features in the fifth edition include Applying Excel problems, enhancing decision maker’s content by developing auto-graded cases, and expanding video content with new Concept Overview Videos. Building on the success of the first four editions of Financial Accounting, this new edition will motivate, engage, and challenge students. Paired with the market-leading power of the Connect platform, Spiceland, Thomas, Herrmann, Financial Accounting will truly illuminate the financial accounting course for each student.
This book describes valuation as an exercise in financial statement analysis. Students learn to view a firm through its financial statements and to carry out the appropriate financial statement analysis to value the firm’s debt and equity. The book takes an activist approach to investing, showing how the analyst challenges the current market price of a share by analyzing the fundamentals. With a careful assessment of accounting quality, accounting comes to life as it is integrated with the modern theory of finance to develop practical analysis and valuation tools for active investing.
About the Author
Stephen Penman is the L.H. Penney Professor of Accounting at the University of California at Berkeley. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1978. He has published extensively in the Journal of Accounting and Economics, the Journal of Accounting Research, and the Contemporary Accounting Research journal. he currently on the editorial board of the Review of Accounting Studies. He is known around the world for his research in Financial Accounting.
Offering a balanced perspective, this text incorporates the latest research findings and statistics. It provides explanations of biological, psychological and social factors in health issues, reinforced with case studies.
Pioneers in the field, Cateora, Gilly, and Graham continue to set the standard in this 17th edition of International Marketing with their well-rounded perspective of international markets that encompass history, geography, language, and religion as well as economics, which helps students see the cultural and environmental uniqueness of any nation or region. In addition to coverage of technology’s impact on the international market arena, the 17th edition of International Marketing features new topics that reflect recent changes in global markets, updated teaching resources, and new learning tools including McGraw-Hill’s Connect with its adaptive SmartBook that lets instructors assign textbook readings and incentivize students’ engagement with course content.
“Introduction to Mechatronics and Measurement Systems” provides comprehensive and accessible coverage of the evolving field of mechatronics for mechanical, electrical and aerospace engineering majors. The author presents a concise review of electrical circuits, solid-state devices, digital circuits, and motors – all of which are fundamental to understanding mechatronic systems. Mechatronics design considerations are presented throughout the text, and in “Design Example” features. The text’s numerous illustrations, examples, class discussion items, and chapter questions & exercises provide an opportunity to understand and apply mechatronics concepts to actual problems encountered in engineering practice. This text has been tested over several years to ensure accuracy. The authors maintain a Mechatronics web site with examples and animations related to thetext and much other relevant material.
Kerin/Hartley’s Marketing 14th edition is the most robust Principles of Marketing solution available to meet the needs of a wide range of faculty. Marketing focuses on decision making through extended examples, cases, and videos involving real people making real marketing decisions. The author team’s decades of combined experience in the higher education classroom continue to inform the title’s innovative pedagogical approach. Marketing is known for its conversational writing style, ability to engage students through active learning techniques, and vivid descriptions of businesses, marketing professionals, and entrepreneurs in cases, exercises, and testimonials that help students personalize marketing and identify possible career interests. Powerful tools like Connect, SmartBook, and the regularly updated resources at www.kerinmarketing.com make this 14th edition of Marketing the best choice for instructors seeking a rigorous, comprehensive program with balanced coverage of traditional and contemporary concepts.
Based on the market-leading U.S. text Operations Management, this Asia Global Edition is written for the Asian students. It features the latest concepts and applications, and covers the practice of operations around the world with an emphasis of Asia, while preserving the foundations that have made the U.S. text a bestseller. The book is intended as an introductory textbook for operations management.
Designed for courses that provide a conceptual and broad-based introduction to econometrics and business analytics, Predictive Analytics for Business Strategy, 1st edition provides future managers with a basic understanding of what data can do in forming business strategy without getting into a taxonomy of models and their statistical properties. Through engaging questions, explanations, and applications, students develop a deeper understanding of the fundamental reasoning behind how and why analysis can generate actionable knowledge and learn to think critically about whether a given analysis has merit or not.