Business Management and Administration, Office Skills, Advertising, Free online books
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Numerous free online books on the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Business Management”. Be patient as the page loads.
Numerous free online books on the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Advertising and Marketing”. Be patient as the page loads.
Numerous free online books at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Human Resources and Personnel Management”. Be patient as the page loads.
University of Minnesota Libraries
“Human Resource Management teaches HRM strategies and theories that any manager—not just those in HR—needs to know about recruiting, selecting, training, and compensating people.” -Open Textbook Library Website
University of Minnesota Libraries
“Teaches the experience and process of actually doing marketing – not just the vocabulary. It carries five dominant themes throughout in order to expose students to marketing in today’s environment: Service dominant logic , Sustainability, Ethics and social responsibility, Global coverage, Metrics.” -Open Textbook Library Website
Selected Articles about Military History
The Virtual Office Survival Handbook; What Telecommuters and Entrepreneurs Need to Succeed in Today’s Nontraditional Workplace.
J. Wiley 1996 Dewey Dec. 658
Creating your virtual office, overcoming the challenges of working alone, separating personal and business life, preserving your professional image, maintaining visibility.
Carnegie, Andrew, ed.
Hall and Locke 1911 Dewey Dec. 650
Volume 4 in a 10-vol. series called “Vocations” edited by William DeWitt Hyde. This volume contains 2 parts; “The General Principles of Business” and “Great Industries”, each part with about a dozen essays by different people.
Drucker, Peter F.
Harper & Row 1974 Dewey Dec. 658
Engineering magazine 1909 Dewey Dec. 658
“Criticizes waste and inefficiency in government and other work, and explains organization, management and operation under the efficiency or “individual effort” system of wage payment. Methods advocated are in successful use in a number of large industrial establishments. Principles here stated are simplified and reduced to a definite working code, with varied and apt illustrations, in his Twelve Principles of Efficiency.” – A.L.A.Catalog 1904-11
Ronald Press 1922 Dewey Dec. 651
Subtitle: “Covering organization, arrangement, and operation with special consideration of the employment, training and payment of office workers”.
“A comprehensive treatise for the business manager, office manager, chief clerk, or department head on the principles of office administration, location, layout and equipment, methodizing the means of communication, control of correspondence and other activities, work of the business departments, training and developing office workers, and wages and incentives to efficiency.”
“Written in an inspiring manner, this work should recommend itself as a valuable addition to the library of the student or business executive.” – Standard Catalog for Public Libraries: Science and Useful Arts (1931)
Goleman, Daniel et al.
Basic 2006 Dewey Dec. 658
“This unique resource offers a huge selection of articles and provides a first step for students and scholars gathering information.” Libr J.
Best practice: People and culture; Marketing; Strategy and competitio ; Finance; IT/Information management; Systems; Structure; Leadership; Corporate social responsibility and governance; Renewal and growth; Productivity; Personal effectiveness — Management checklists — Action lists — Management library — Business thinkers — Management giants — Dictionary — Business information resources
Graybeal, Patty and others
“Principles of Accounting is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of a two-semester accounting course that covers the fundamentals of financial and managerial accounting. Due to the comprehensive nature of the material, we are offering the book in two volumes. This book is specifically designed to appeal to both accounting and non-accounting majors, exposing students to the core concepts of accounting in familiar ways to build a strong foundation that can be applied across business fields.” -Open Textbook Library Website
Hermanson, Roger H. and others
“Uses annual reports of real companies to illustrate many of the accounting concepts in use in business today. Gaining an understanding of accounting terminology and concepts, however, is not enough to ensure your success. You also need to be able to find information on the Internet, analyze various business situations, work effectively as a member of a team, and communicate your ideas clearly. This text was developed to help you develop these skills.” – Open Textbook Library Website
Houghton Mifflin 2001 Dewey Dec. 651
How to: use latest office technology, prepare professional business documents, establish efficient office procedures, manage your business career, much more.
Hudders, Eugene Russell
Ronald Press 1920 Dewey Dec. 651
“A practical detailed textbook on business filing in general, with chapters on many special lines, such as architectural filing, and files of an accountant.” – Standard Catalog for Public Libraries: Science and Useful Arts (1931)
McClelland, Frank Clark
Shaw 1919 Dewey Dec. 651
“”A study of standardized office methods and of the relation of different departments to each other. Contains one chapter on office machinery appliances.” – Standard Catalog for Public Libraries: Science and Useful Arts (1931)
McDonough, John and Egolf, Karen
Fitzroy Dearborn 2003 Dewey Dec. 659.1
“The first comprehensive resource on this central element of our culture, this work is a valuable tool for students in a variety of disciplines, professionals in the field, and nostalgia seekers. Selected color plates complement entries on major advertising agencies and classic campaigns. There is also substantive coverage of issues such as the representation of women and ethnic minorities as well as professional ethics.”–“The Top 20 Reference Titles of the Year,” American Libraries, May 2004
“Well-researched, thorough, and fascinating, it belongs in all business collections and most academic and large public libraries.” Booklist
Miles, Robert P.
John Wiley & Sons 2002 Dewey Dec. 658
Berrett Koehler 2009 Dewey Dec. 658
“A great read: a work of rich description and insight rather than a theory of managing, and it will stand the test of time.” – Management Today
Moss, Rita W.
Libraries Unlimited 2004 Dewey Dec. 650
Topics: Business — Reference books — Bibliography — Handbooks, manuals, etc, Business information services, Government publications — Databases –Electronic information resources —
New York Public Library
J. Wiley 1998 Dewey Dec. 651
“Has sections focusing on information delivery, communications, the office environment, equipment, supplies and systems, human resources, finances, law, public relations, marketing, travel, and information resources.” – Booklist
“Covers the scope and sequence of most introductory business courses. The book provides detailed explanations in the context of core themes such as customer satisfaction, ethics, entrepreneurship, global business, and managing change. Introduction to Business includes hundreds of current business examples from a range of industries and geographic locations, which feature a variety of individuals.” -Website
“Designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of the introductory course on management. This is a traditional approach to management using the leading, planning, organizing, and controlling approach. Management is a broad business discipline, and the Principles of Management course covers many management areas such as human resource management and strategic management, as well behavioral areas such as motivation.” -Website
Schulze, J. William
Key 1913 Dewey Dec. 651
Scott, Walter Dill
Small 1908 Dewey Dec. 659.1
“Simple exposition of the principles of psychology in their relation to successful advertising. Discusses memory, feelings and emotions, sympathy, suggestion, will, habit, etc.: also practical questions as to method and amount of advertising.” – A.L.A.Catalog 1904-11
Online Collections of Maps Worldwide
Strauss, Steven D.
Wiley and Sons 2005 Dewey Dec. 658
“Chapters cover green businesses, online advertising and marketing, emerging technologies, and cutting-edge business building strategies.” – Libr J
Taintor, Sarah Augusta
Macmillan 1988 Dewey Dec. 651
Concise information on: capitalization, punctuation, use of italics, spelling, diction, writing business letters, invitations, reminder systems, making travel arrangements, typing and word processing tips, much more.
Taylor, Frederick Winslow
Harper 1911 Dewey Dec. 658
“Purpose is to show that inefficiency in individual work mny be best remedied by intelligent management, and that systematic management is a science based on clearly defined laws, rules and principles, which are applicable to all kinds of human activity. Best exposition of the subject by a pioneer in the field of industrial management.”
“A practical exposition of the author’s theories is given in shop management.” – A.L.A.Catalog 1904-11
Also see: Gibson, Charles R., The Romance of Modern Manufacture; a Popular Account of the Marvels of Manufacturing in Section 670 Manufacturing in Manufacturing, Chemicals, Textiles & Handicrafts
Wilbur, Mary Aronetta
Houghton 1910 Dewey Dec. 658
“Easily understood explanation of business and legal methods every woman should know.” – A.L.A.Catalog 1904-11
Woy, James B.
Gale Group 2000 Dewey Dec. 650
A bibliographic guide to more than 32,000 citations covering over 1,100 subjects of interest to business personnel. Comprehensive listing of business related finding aids including abstracting and indexing services, almanacs and yearbooks, bibliographies, biographical sources, directories, encyclopedias and dictionaries, financial ratios, handbooks and manuals, online databases, periodicals and newsletters, etc.
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