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Welcome to your Business in Context reading list. Here you will find the resources to support you throughout this module.
Business in context by Now in its seventh edition, Business in Context introduces students to all the aspects of modern business and its changing environment. This classic text has been fully updated and is essential reading for all introductory business courses, particularly business environment modules. The seventh edition combines the hallmark qualities of David Needle's style whilst new co-author Jane Burns brings over 20 years of industry experience
Call Number: 650 NEE
Publication Date: 2019
Principles of corporate finance by Brealey, Principles of Corporate Finance 13e describes the theory and practice of corporate finance. We hardly need to explain why financial managers must master the practical aspects of their job, but we should spell out why down-to-earth managers need to bother with theory. Throughout this edition, the authors demonstrate how managers use financial theory to solve practical problems. They also explore what financial managers should do to increase company value.
Some of the biggest changes in this edition were prompted by the tax changes enacted in the U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in December 2017.
Call Number: 658.15 BRE
Publication Date: 2020
Human Resource Management at Work by A leading textbook in its field, Human Resource Management at Work provides a clear introduction to the multiple meanings of HRM and the relationship between strategy and HRM. Covering international and comparative HRM as well as HRM and performance, it is filled with case studies and activities to bring the subject to life while summarizing the major forces shaping HRM and looking at the principal theoretical frameworks. Ideal for business and HR students taking a critical look at HRM theory and practice, this fully updated 6th edition of Human Resource Management at Work combines the latest research with real-world examples. Linking theory with practice, it encourages a critical awareness of HRM through case studies, real-world examples and activities. Now with a closer analysis of the forces shaping HRM at work and the growth of insecure work, it also features new case studies, an updated literature review and a stronger emphasis on International and Comparative HRM. Knowledge intensive firms, employee engagement and talent management are discussed in detail as well, as is the role of bodies such as 'Engage for Success' in promoting new methods of working. Online supporting resources include an instructor's manual and lecture slides.
Call Number: 658.3 MAR
Publication Date: 2016
The Global Business Environment by This bestselling textbook offers a comprehensive introduction to the global business environment, blending cross-disciplinary topics from sociology, politics and economics with a compelling exploration of how contemporary events relate to worldwide business practice. Truly international in scope, the book allows students to explore multiple perspectives and scenarios to prepare them for the highly globalised business operations of today. This new edition is thoroughly up-to-date, covering the profound global changes that are impacting upon how we do business, such as the rethinking of populism, the worsening of climate change effects and the rise of nationalist populism. With a new enhanced focus on the sustainability issues that challenge businesses today, applicability to real-world business practice remains the book's core principle. Janet Morrison's characteristically clear and authoritative writing style, combined with an unrivalled range of learning features, ensures that this book offers all of the essential tools to support skills development, critical thinking and academic insight. Ideal for undergraduate and MBA modules on the Business Environment or Business Contexts, this book is also suitable for International Business modules that offer an introduction to the issues of global economics in the context of other political, social and cultural environments.
Call Number: 337 MOR
Publication Date: 2020