Created through an extensive “student-tested, faculty-approved” review process with student and faculty input, PFIN3 is an engaging and accessible solution designed to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today’s learners at a value-based price. PFIN3 continues to provide the personal finance content students need in a concise, approachable format that appeals to today’s busy learner. Shorter chapters, an inviting design, engaging visuals, and removable Chapter-in-Review cards work with numerous online student study tools to reinforce the book’s solid life-cycle approach to personal financial management. Students study financial plans, assets, credit, insurance, investment, and retirement as individuals and families progress through life. Numerous real-life examples and step-by-step learning features help ensure that students master course material and today’s critical financial tools and technology. This edition highlights the most recent current statistical information and laws regarding topics such as taxes, health care, credit, banking, and estate planning to equip students with contemporary, practical skills. All online tools, including Excel worksheets that correspond to the book’s exercises and Kiplinger videos with money management and investing advice, are easily accessed through PFIN3′s CourseMate website. Time-saving CengageNOW online course management and Aplia™ for Finance automated homework solutions further ensure that students develop today’s most important personal finance skills. Continue reading
Develop a solid understanding of purchasing, operations, logistics, and integration with the strong supply chain management focus found in Wisner/Tan/Leong’s PRINCIPLES OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: A BALANCED APPROACH, 3E. This unique edition presents extensive content not covered in other books. An expansive approach guides readers through the management stages of each supply chain activity while addressing real-world concerns related to the global supply chain. Readers follow the natural flow through the supply chain with one of the most balanced supply chain management approaches available. Well-organized chapters and numerous new cases demonstrate practical applications of supply chain management in today’s workplace, while intriguing profiles build on topics and ensure that readers cover today’s most important contemporary supply issues in depth. Continue reading
In its tradition of being an up-to-date, relevant and user-driven textbook, Kreitner and Kinicki’s approach to organizational behavior is based on the authors’ belief that reading a comprehensive textbook is hard work; however, the process should be interesting and sometimes even fun. The authors’ commitment to continuous improvement makes complex ideas understandable through clear and concise explanations, contemporary examples, a visually appealing photo/art program, and/or learning exercises. The authors respond to user feedback by ensuring the text covers the very latest OB research and practices.
Key topics, such as diversity in organisations, ethics, and globalisation, are recommended by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
Wolf branding book cover: Wolves remain a central theme for Kreitner and Kinicki because they view wolves as an instructive and inspiring metaphor for modern Organizational Behavior. Wolves are dedicated team players, great communicators, and adaptable. These are quintessential attributes for success in today’s workplace. Continue reading
Blending research, practical application, and imaginative writing, Arizona State University business professor Angelo Kinicki (author of Kreitner/Kinicki Organizational Behavior 10e) and writer Brian Williams (author of Williams/Sawyer Using Information Technology 7e) have created a market-leading text through highly-readable writing, an emphasis on practicality, and a unique student-centered layout. The authors present all basic management concepts in bite-size chunks, 2-to 6-page sections to optimize student learning and emphasize the practicality of the subject matter. This text is widely praised by today’s visually-oriented students. In addition, instructors and students are supplied with a wealth of classroom-proven resources. Continue reading