Encyclopedia of American Business

Encyclopedia of American Business

Book - 2004
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Baker & Taylor
Alphabetically arranged entries cover important vocabulary, concepts, and associations related to American business.

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Aimed at students and general readers, this reference uses plain language to explain concepts and terms commonly used in five general areas of business: accounting, banking, finance, marketing, and management. It contains hundreds of alphabetically arranged entries on such topics as administrative law, cash-flow analysis, deflation, fiscal policy, monopolistic competition, profit sharing, and worker's compensation. Folsom teaches at the U. of Connecticut. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Blackwell North Amer
Encyclopedia of American Business is an easy-to-use guide to the nuts and bolts of business jargon, explaining difficult ideas in straightforward language. Designed especially for nonspecialists, students, and general readers, the encyclopedia helps novices understand the complex and sometimes confusing concepts and terms that are used in business. Five general areas of business are covered: accounting, banking, finance, marketing, and management. Terms, concepts, and associations that one is most likely to encounter in business are the focus of the volume, making it a great place to start learning about how businesses operate and what the primary and different features of the specific business-related functions or ideas mean.

Publisher: New York : Facts On File, 2004
ISBN: 9780816046430
Characteristics: xii, 516 p. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Folsom, W. Davis
Boulware, Rick
Alternative Title: American business


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