The Legal Environment of Business

A Critical Thinking Approach

Author: Nancy K. Kubasek,Bartley A. Brennan,M. Neil Browne

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134129210

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 848

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in business law and the legal environment of business. Help readers understand the legal aspect of business by incorporating critical thinking and ethical analysis The Legal Environment of Business: A Critical Thinking Approach introduces readers to the legal side of business using a clear, well-developed, eight-step critical thinking model. This book uses some of the most significant real-life legal cases to help readers develop their knowledge about the relationship between business and the legal system. Distinguishing itself by emphasizing the critical thinking skills necessary to survive in today’s competitive global business environment, the text also incorporates ethical analysis and considers the impact of values on legal outcomes. This Eighth Edition has been updated with more current cases, new suggested readings, and new chapters concerning immigration law and the America Invents Act, which significantly impacts patent law. The text further sets itself apart through additional features that connect the law to other disciplines beyond business, introduces a balanced mix of current and classic cases, and presents lists to encourage further reading and exploration of various topics.

The Legal Environment of Business

A Critical Thinking Approach, Student Value Edition

Author: Nancy K. Kubasek,Bartley A. Brennan,M. Neil Browne

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780134159799

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 848

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"For courses in business law and the legal environment of business." Help readers understand the legal aspect of business by incorporating critical thinking and ethical analysis "The Legal Environment of Business: A Critical Thinking Approach " introduces students to the legal side of business using a clear, well-developed, eight-step critical thinking model. This book uses some of the most significant real-life legal cases to help students develop their knowledge about the relationship between business and the legal system. Distinguishing itself by emphasizing the critical thinking skills necessary to survive in today s competitive global business environment, the text also incorporates ethical analysis and considers the impact of values on legal outcomes. This Eighth Edition has been updated with more current cases, new suggested readings, and new chapters concerning immigration law and the "America Invents Act, " which significantly impacts patent law. The text further sets itself apart through additional features that connect the law to other disciplines beyond business, introduces a balanced mix of current and classic cases, and presents lists to encourage further reading and exploration of various topics."

The Legal Environment of Business

A Critical Thinking Approach

Author: Nancy K. Kubasek,Bartley A. Brennan,M. Neil Browne

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780132664844

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 813

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This is the only textbook that helps readers develop a thorough understanding of the legal environment of business and enhances their ability to engage in critical thinking and ethical analysis.

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Author: Nancy Kubasek,Bartley A. Brennan,M. Neil Browne

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9781292040592

Category: Commercial law

Page: 890

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For courses in business law and the legal environment of business. This is the only textbook that helps students develop a thorough understanding of the legal environment of business and enhances their ability to engage in critical thinking and ethical analysis.

Managers and the Legal Environment: Strategies for the 21st Century

Author: Constance E. Bagley

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305464990

Category: Education

Page: 944

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Integrating business law with ethics and effective management, Bagley's MANAGERS AND THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT: STRATEGIES FOR THE 21ST CENTURY, 8E equips future managers with the legal knowledge and risk management techniques essential for success in global business. Renowned for its cutting-edge coverage and strategic approach, this book offers one of the most comprehensive yet easy-to-understand presentations of today's global legal environment of business. Proven learning features such as Inside Story and Perspective boxes illustrate how the law impacts daily management decisions and business strategies, and A Manager's Dilemma feature challenges readers to consider such issues as whether to outsource labor to a country known for poor working conditions and the ethics of structuring a business to avoid domestic taxes. Fulfilling AACSB requirements, the eighth edition addresses the legal, political, regulatory, and ethical dimensions of business. Reflecting the latest developments and decisions, the text's up-to-date coverage includes the regulation of commercial speech, the disclosure of corporate political spending, the application of the Fourth Amendment to cell phone location data, the patentability of human genes, employees' use of social media, regulatory responses to climate change, the fiduciary duties of managers of limited liability companies, the FCC's proposed rules on net neutrality, the constitutionality of Obamacare, the use of race in college admissions, the Defense of Marriage Act, NSA surveillance programs, the right of college football players to unionize, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Legal Environment of Business: Text and Cases: Ethical, Regulatory, Global, and Corporate Issues

Author: Frank B. Cross,Roger LeRoy Miller

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133170412

Category: Education

Page: 816

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THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS is the #1 text for this course -- setting the standard by delivering comprehensive, authoritative, and cutting-edge coverage in an interesting and accessible format. Its recipe for success includes the same black letter law flavor as its market-leading counterpart, BUSINESS LAW by Clarkson, Miller, and Cross, but with a specific focus on current topics such as ethics, government regulation, and administrative law. The cases, content, and features of the exciting new Eighth Edition have been thoroughly updated to represent the latest developments in the business law environment. An excellent assortment of included cases ranges from precedent-setting landmarks to important recent decisions, and ethical, global, and corporate themes are integrated throughout. In addition, numerous critical-thinking exercises challenge students to apply what they've learned to real-world issues, and the text offers an unmatched range of support materials -- including innovative online teaching and learning resources. It's no wonder that THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS is used by more colleges and universities than any other legal environment text. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Legal Environment of Business: Text and Cases

Author: Frank B. Cross,Roger LeRoy Miller

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305967305

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 880

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THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS is the #1 text for this course--setting the standard by delivering comprehensive, authoritative, and cutting-edge coverage in an interesting and accessible format. Its recipe for success includes the same black letter law flavor as its market-leading counterpart, BUSINESS LAW by Clarkson, Miller, and Cross, but with a specific focus on current topics such as ethics, government regulation, and administrative law. The cases, content, and features of the exciting new Tenth Edition have been thoroughly updated to represent the latest developments in the business law environment. An excellent assortment of cases ranges from precedent-setting landmarks to important recent decisions, and ethical, global, e-commerce, digital, and corporate themes are integrated throughout. In addition, numerous critical-thinking exercises challenge students to apply what they have learned to real-world issues. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Understanding Globalization

The Social Consequences of Political, Economic, and Environmental Change

Author: Robert K. Schaeffer

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0742561798

Category: Political Science

Page: 319

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This book examines the globalization of production and its impact on work and gender relations, the impact of technology on workers around the world, the economic problems associated with debt crisis, the political opportunities associated with democratization, the impact of global warming, the reasons behind China's rise as an economic superpower, and the problems in countries across the Middle East that culminated in the attacks of 9/11.

Law and Ethics in the Business Environment

Author: Terry Halbert,Elaine Ingulli

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285428560

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 416

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Blending theory with real-life applications, the 8th Edition of LAW AND ETHICS IN THE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT presents up-to-the-minute issues in business ethics, along with the latest in case law for an exciting and thought-provoking text. Rather than shying away from controversial topics, the text encourages lively classroom debate on everything from privacy and workers’ rights to diversity and stereotyping. Its insightful cases, end-of-chapter questions, historical quotes, and chapter projects sharpen your critical thinking skills, while a wealth of interactive assignments like role plays, mock trials, roundtables, and negotiations prepare you for the ethical and legal dilemmas of the business world. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Legal Environment of Business

Online Commerce, Ethics, and Global Issues

Author: Henry R. Cheeseman

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780133973310

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 688

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For undergraduate courses in the Legal Environment of Business. Cutting edge cases and comprehensive coverage of the legal environment of business. The Legal Environment of Business: Online Commerce, Ethics, and Global Issues examines how the current legal environment, government regulation, and e-commerce environment impact today's business decisions. The cases in this text are cutting-edge, exciting, and engaging, and the reasoning of each case is presented in the language of the court. The Eighth Edition is updated with all new cases, statutes, and features.

The Legal Environment of Business

Author: Roger E. Meiners,Al H. Ringleb,Frances L. Edwards

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 133751604X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 792

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With THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS, 13E readers can enjoy a practical introduction to the structure and function of the legal system from the perspective of the professional non-lawyer. While the authors note the system’s strong legal heritage, the book emphasizes the nuts and bolts of basic legal rules that most significantly impact business today. This popular book adapts a traditional case focus to address the unique needs of future and current business students. Clear, concise coverage of a wide range of timely topics introduces key points of law using business-specific examples and realistic scenarios. The authors’ readable style complements their extensive knowledge of domestic and international business to make this book a favorite among both professionals and learners new to the legal environment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Small Business: An Entrepreneur's Business Plan

Author: Gail Hiduke,J. D. Ryan

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285687094

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 503

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Begin your small business success today as you transform your business idea into a powerful, functional business plan with Hiduke/Ryan's SMALL BUSINESS: AN ENTREPRENEUR'S BUSINESS PLAN, 9E. This indispensable guide to small business takes a practical action-step approach to help you sharpen your business talents and focus your business ownership dreams. You learn to identify business opportunities, market needs, and target customers as you develop an actual working business plan from the ground up. Timely business tools and ongoing links to the latest small business information available on the Internet keep the information you're using focused on the future. Throughout the book, you gain firsthand glimpses into the challenges and successes that other passionate entrepreneurs face. Whether you plan to build your own business, pursue a franchise, or purchase an existing business, in SMALL BUSINESS: AN ENTREPRENEUR'S BUSINESS PLAN, 9E, you'll find the timely advice, powerful skills, and effective plans you need for success. Make the grade with CourseMate + LivePlan! This interactive website helps you make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in one convenient place. This version of CourseMate includes LivePlan from Palo Alto Software; a proven web-based business plan software that allows you to produce a professional-grade business plan through software used by real entrepreneurs. MANAGEMENT CourseMate also provides an interactive eBook, dynamic flashcards, interactive quizzes, videos, games, and more to help you master today's management concepts. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Wisdom of Ants: 10 Commandments Oftrust

Author: Linnea B. McCord

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781610143974

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 412

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Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex... It takes a touch of genius-and a lot of courage-to move in the opposite direction.

Legal Environment

Author: Jeffrey F. Beatty,Susan S. Samuelson

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305887085

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 936

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Using an innovative storytelling style to bring cases and legal concepts to life, LEGAL ENVIRONMENT, 6E presents a full range of legal environment topics in a series of brief, quick-reading chapters. Readers see the relevance of legal issues to their own career paths with this book’s unique emphasis on the business applications of each concept. Expanded coverage highlights international law, employment discrimination and other legal topics of interest to today’s learners, including social media, technology, and cutting-edge intellectual property issues. Readers who have used this book share that they don’t want to stop reading and they had no idea business law could be so interesting. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Tough Things First: Leadership Lessons from Silicon Valley's Longest Serving CEO

Author: Ray Zinn

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259584186

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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Silicon Valley pioneer Ray Zinn, CEO of top microchip company Micrel for 37 years, shows entrepreneurs and executives how to lead and succeed by tackling the Tough Things First In high school, Ray Zinn’s track coach told him he was too short to run the hurdles. Ray took this as a challenge and, after months of hard training, became the fastest hurdler on the team. That drive and self-discipline is, to Zinn, the essence of the entrepreneurial spirit. It’s what pushed him to achieve the impossible, founding a Silicon Valley microchip company—without venture capital—and turning it into a global empire with an enviable 37-year track record as CEO. Tough Things First, the distillation of Ray Zinn’s astonishing career as CEO of Micrel, is a comprehensive head-to-toe training program for entrepreneurs and leaders—based on hard-won lessons in business and in life. Zinn’s tough-love approach gives you the guidance you need to: • Find your vision, set your goals, and make them happen • Build your business like you’d train your body: with heart, soul, mind, and passion • Master the psychological disciplines that will sharpen your focus and drive • Create a corporate culture that engages employees and inspires confidence • Put people first and push them to achieve their personal best • Tackle the tough jobs today—and ensure your success tomorrow Zinn tells you what it takes to succeed in a world where markets are constantly changing, new technologies are emerging, and small startups are going head to head with industry giants. He shows you how to be a good leader and what you can do to make yourself even better. He reveals why discipline is the first and most important step—for the entrepreneur and the organization—and why people are your single most valuable resource. He offers practical, no-nonsense advice on processes and procedures, finances and growth creation, changing markets and new technology. But that’s not all. The key to your success, Zinn explains, lies in your mind, your body, your vision, and your heart. This book shows you how to develop these interconnected skills, how to integrate them into your life and work, and how to handle the tough things first. As the trailblazing founder and CEO of Micrel, Inc., one of the world’s leading microchip companies, Ray Zinn bootstrapped his company, achieved consistent profitability, and delivered a total equity value of more than $800 million at its acquisition. In 37 years of leading this publicly traded microchip empire, he saw it through the dot-com bust and Great Recession—with only one unprofitable year—relying on his discipline as a leader, passion as an inventor, and training as an athlete. In 2015, Zinn stepped down as Micrel’s CEO and is in the process of launching a Silicon Valley accelerator that will help business visionaries build profitable, enduring companies.

The Solar System

Author: Michael A. Seeds,Dana Backman

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305804562

Category: Science

Page: 464

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Fascinating, engaging, and extremely visual, THE SOLAR SYSTEM emphasizes the scientific method throughout as it guides students to answer two fundamental questions: What are we? And how do we know? Updated with the newest developments and latest discoveries in the field of astronomy, authors Michael Seeds and Dana Backman discuss the interplay between evidence and hypothesis, while providing not only facts but also a conceptual framework for understanding the logic of science. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Study of Law

A Critical Thinking Approach

Author: Katherine A. Currier,Thomas E. Eimermann

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454861452

Category: Law

Page: 702

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The latest edition of The Study of Law: A Critical Thinking Approach offers a comprehensive, intelligent overview of all the key concepts covered in a typical introduction to law course. A critical thinking approach is used to introduce students to the study of law, encouraging students to interact with the materials through hypotheticals, examples, and well-designed questions. The text is divided into two parts, reflecting the topics addressed in an introductory course. Part I, Introduction to the Legal System, introduces students to the sources and classification of law, the structure of the court system, and an overview of litigation. Part II: Basic Legal Concepts, covers the basics of analysis and interpretation of the law, followed by chapters on substantive law. Key Features of the New Edition: Teaches students the basic skills necessary to understand statutes and court cases Strong pedagogy reinforces well-written text presented in an accessible and well-organized format Edited cases are included in every chapter to teach students how to read and analyze the law New coverage includes: the Boston Marathon bombing case, the Affordable Care Act, and trademark issues involving the Washington Redskins , e-filing and e-discovery, discussion of same-sex marriage and custody disputes over pre-embryos, and crimes of unauthorized access of computer data and warrantless searches of cell phones

Dynamic Business Law

Author: Nancy Kubasek

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 0077618378

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1440

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3 things to know about the focus of Dynamic Business Law, 3e: Emphasis on ETHICAL DECISION-MAKING. In chapter 2, the authors introduce a framework for making ethical business decisions that students can use on a regular basis. Following each case there are questions designed to train students to apply this approach. Then repeatedly throughout the chapters, questions about business ethics are raised in the text. This framework is designed to help improve the learning process of students and to give a sense of relevancy to the ethical decision making process. Emphasis on CRITICAL THINKING. Neil Browne, one of the co-authors of this text, has written a successful text on critical thinking. His framework is included in Dynamic Business Law as well – to help students learn how to frame and reframe a question/issue. Critical thinking questions are also included at the end of each case, to further tie in this component. Emphasis on the BUSINESS in business law. Dynamic Business Law emphasizes the tie of legal issues back to the core business curriculum. This will help both students and faculty. Students need to understand how the concepts they learn in this course tie into their business careers. Instructors can easily show that the study of business law is best seen as a foundational component of the larger study of business administration.

Business Ethics: Case Studies and Selected Readings

Author: Marianne Jennings

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285428714

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 672

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Packed with real-life examples of business decisions gone awry, the 8th Edition of BUSINESS ETHICS: CASE STUDIES AND SELECTED READINGS explores the complex issues of business ethics from the leaders’ perspectives. This best-selling text offers a rare collection of readings which examines the business decision-making processes of many types of leaders, while revealing some of the common factors that push them over ethical lines they might not otherwise cross. A combination of short and long cases, readings, hypothetical situations, and current ethical dilemmas, BUSINESS ETHICS: CASE STUDIES AND SELECTED READINGS provides a stimulating and thorough basis for evaluating business ethics, and encourages stronger values in future business leaders. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Legal Environment of Business

Author: Michael B. Bixby,Caryn Beck-Dudley,Patrick J. Cihon

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780130194923

Category: Law

Page: 805

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As any businessperson will confirm, practicing business today provides ample opportunity to get eaten up by legal problems. Tomorrows managers will undoubtedly encounter situations calling for some practical understanding of the law. Equip your students with the knowledge that enables them to recognize and speak intelligently about legal problems, to avoid them when possible, and when unavoidable, to effectively participate in their solution. Our new text, The Legal Environment of Business, emphasizes students acquiring practical knowledge, not just memorizing concepts never to be used again. Our goal is to provide a book that students and professors will enjoy reading - a book that shows the relevancy of the law to current and future businesspeople. *In Consultation The book contains ten scenarios based on contemporary legal issues in business, featuring detailed conversations between a manager and the firms lawyer about the legal problem the business is facing. *A Memo From Your Lawyer Several times in each chapter the authors give practical advice directly to the students concerning a legal issue examined in the chapter. *Practical Exercises Each chapter concludes with a situa