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A Dictionary Of Business And Management

Author : Jonathan Law
ISBN : 9780199684984
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 62. 16 MB
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This wide-ranging and authoritative dictionary contains over 7,100 entries covering all areas of business and management, including marketing, organizational behaviour, business strategy, law, and taxation. In its sixth edition, it features the very latest developments, such as those relating to information technology (including mobile technology), and the financial crisis and the subsequent sovereign debt crisis. Entries have been updated to refer to recent events and news in the field, for example the LIBOR scandal. Over 100 new entries have been added including bitcoin, Cog's Ladder, mobile commerce, Six Sigma, social media, theory of institutional deficiencies, and zero-hours contract. Furthermore, there is expanded coverage of areas such as financial regulation and corporate social responsibility, with a number of new entries offering insight into these topics, including aw-shucks defence and Financial Conduct Authority. The new edition of this established bestselling dictionary elucidates modern financial and management jargon, defining entries in a clear, concise, and accessible manner. With recommended web links for many entries, accessible and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Business and Management companion website, this edition is more informative than ever. This A--Z reference work is essential for business students, teachers and professionals, and useful for anyone needing a guide to business terminology.

A Dictionary Of Finance And Banking

Author : Jonathan Law
ISBN : 0198789742
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 58. 53 MB
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With over 5,500--including 150 new--accessible entries, this sixth edition of the bestselling Dictionary of Finance and Banking has been fully revised and updated to take into account the ever-developing financial landscape of the last five years. This comprehensive A-Z defines terms from all aspects of personal and international finance, including money markets, private investments and borrowing, central banking, foreign exchanges, monetary policy, and public and government finance. International coverage is expanded to reflect the on-going globalization of financial markets and the growing importance of development finance, with new entries such as "village banking," "Islamic Development Bank," and "M-Pesa." Quick links for additional online resources relating to the field can also be found on the companion website to expand reading and delve deeper into the world of finance and banking. With clear and accessible definitions, this jargon-free dictionary is a companion volume to the other financial titles in this bestselling series (A Dictionary of Business and Management, A Dictionary of Accounting, and A Dictionary of Economics), and provides accurate and valuable information for students, practitioners, private investors, and readers of the financial pages alike.

A Dictionary Of Business And Management In China

Author : Sara Hsu
ISBN : 9780192518347
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 31. 98 MB
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A Dictionary of Business and Management in China expands on Oxford's coverage of the topic in A Dictionary of Business and Management. It contains over 250 authoritative definitions, including coverage of China's business policy, customs, financial sector, and managerial practices as well as Chinese regulations, laws, and regulatory bodies. Entries include the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, guanxi, Tier One City, coastal development strategy, prohibited industries, and decentralization. Definitions have also been divided up into categories such as government institutions, trade, policy, finance, and tax, providing a useful list of entries by subject for easy access to definitions relating to specific topics. China is a key emerging market which has experienced significant economic development over recent decades, making this dictionary a useful resource for students, academics, and professionals engaging with international business, and requiring definitions specific to China.

A Dictionary Of Business And Management In India

Author : Peter Enderwick
ISBN : 9780192518026
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 69. 79 MB
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A Dictionary of Business and Management in India expands on Oxford's coverage of the topic in A Dictionary of Business and Management. It offers over 200 terms on this sector in an Indian business context and covers commercial vocabulary encompassing finance, economics, management, culture, commercial law, and competition terms. Entries focus on the distinct Indian business system and ideology and include black money, patwari, and Hindu rate of growth. Key Indian commercial legislations and institutions are covered such as Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) and Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices (MRTP) Act 1969, as well as key Hindi terms aiding understanding of business practice in this region. India is a key emerging market which has experienced significant economic development over the past decades making this dictionary an essential resource for students, academics, and professionals engaging with international business, and requiring definitions specific to India.

A Dictionary Of Law

Author : Jonathan Law
ISBN : 9780192523426
Genre : Reference
File Size : 38. 70 MB
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This bestselling dictionary is an authoritative and comprehensive source of jargon-free legal information. It contains over 4,800 entries that clearly define the major terms, concepts, processes, and the organization of the English legal system. Now in its ninth edition, it has been fully updated to incorporate recent case law and the latest legislation, such as the Modern Slavery Act 2015, the Brexit legislation, and changes in consumer, tax, and family law. Over 100 new entries have been added, including Article 50, Brexit, the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013, and intercountry adoption. In addition, there is a useful Writing and Citation Guide that specifically addresses problems and established conventions for writing legal essays and reports. Now providing more information than ever before, this edition features recommended web links for many entries, which are accessed and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Law companion website. Described by leading university lecturers as 'the best law dictionary' and 'excellent for non-law students as well as law undergraduates', this classic dictionary is an invaluable source of legal reference for professionals, students, and anyone else needing succinct clarification of legal terms. Focusing primarily on English law, it also provides a one-stop source of information for any of the many countries that base their legal system on English law.

A Dictionary Of Business Research Methods

Author : John Duignan
ISBN : 9780192518514
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 84. 55 MB
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This accessible new dictionary provides clear and authoritative definitions of terms, approaches, and techniques in the area of business research methods. It covers research philosophies including research design and qualitative and quantitative methods, types of data and data collection techniques, and organizing and reporting research finding. It is an invaluable resource for students, academics, and professionals learning about research methods as part of a business degree, and undertaking research in many fields including sociology, psychology, and marketing.

Social Science Reference Sources

Author : Tze-chung Li
ISBN : 0313304831
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 72. 9 MB
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Now in its third edition, this essential guide to basic reference sources in the social sciences provides evaluative entries for approximately 1,600 works in anthropology, business, economics, education, geography, history, law, political science, psychology, and sociology. The first part of the book includes chapters on general sources, while the second contains chapters on reference works in particular disciplines. Most titles published before 1980, which appear in the second edition, have been dropped, while a large number of electronic sources, including more than 200 web sites, have been added. In recognition of the proliferation of electronic information resources, the volume provides brief descriptions of the features and search methods of several online vendors.

A Dictionary Of Human Resource Management

Author : Edmund Heery
ISBN : 0198296185
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 66. 67 MB
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The Dictionary of Human Resource Management is an authoritative source of precise and easy to understand definitions of words, terms, and phrases that are encountered in the fields of human resource management, personnel, and industrial relations. It has been compiled to demystify and makeaccessible the vast specialist language that has developed within the human resource discipline. The dictionary includes over 1,400 entries, with 1,250 full definitions. These cover the latest contemporary terms and management buzzwords; key theoretical terms and concepts from academics and consultants; jargon from the present and the past; technical terms used by practicing personnel/HRmanagers and trade unionists; major policies, practices, and institutions; and legal terms. The authors also provide a full list of abbreviations and acronyms and a thematic categorization of the main concepts. In compiling the dictionary the authors were aware that often there is no one agreed definition of a term, but instead various competing ideas or interpretations. To take this into account, the entries differ in length, and the various theoretical, political, and other viewpoints are fullyrepresented. There are also plenty of links to other terms, so that readers can explore related ideas and concepts. While aimed primarily at MBA, specialist Masters and undergraduate students who need a book of clear, concise definitions to complement their core course textbook, the dictionary is also ideal for anyone studying for professional qualificiations in human resources/personnel management; busy humanresource pratitioners who need a quick reference source; trade unionists who need to cut through the management jargon; and students whose first language is not English.

A Dictionary Of Accounting

Author : Jonathan Law
ISBN : 9780191061172
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 25. 84 MB
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This best-selling dictionary includes more than 3,800 entries covering all aspects of accounting, including financial accounting, financial reporting, management accounting, taxation, auditing, corporate finance, and accounting bodies and institutions. Its international coverage includes important terms from UK, US, Australia, India, and Asia-Pacific. Over 150 new entries have been added to this edition to reflect the very latest developments in the accounting profession, e.g. Accounting Coucil, European Financial Stability Mechanism, and General Anti-Abuse Rule. In addition, existing entries have been updated to cover the latest developments, most notably the Financial Reporting Standard Applicable in the UK and the Republic of Ireland, which sets out new rules in areas such as goodwill, hedge accounting, and fair value accounting. There is increased coverage of topics such as corporate governance, accounting ethics, accounting scandals, and major firms and professional bodies. With its authoritative and accessible definitions and its wide-ranging coverage, this dictionary is essential for students and professionals in accounting and finance. It is also an ideal source of reference for anyone seeking a clear guide to the often-confusing world of accountancy terms.

E Book Platforms For Libraries

Author : Mirela Roncevic
ISBN : 9780838958889
Genre : Computers
File Size : 79. 98 MB
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E-book vendors continue to experiment: adjustments to business models, consolidation of content, and mergers with competitors mean constant change. What’s good for innovation can equal confusion when it comes to choosing an e-book platform for your library. Making a sound purchasing decision requires research and close consideration of trade-offs, and Roncevic’s new issue of Library Technology Reports will get you started. Based on surveys of e-book vendors with an established presence in academic, public, and/or K–12 library markets, this report includes Background and business model descriptions for 51 leading e-book vendors Four tables comparing content, technical specifications, functionality, and business models An at-a-glance overview of platforms, including vendor website URLs Bulleted checklists of factors to consider, and questions to ask vendors An examination of the blurring channels of publisher, aggregator, and distributor platforms, with advice to help you avoid content overlap

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