Principles of Business

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Authors : Les Dlabay, Ed.D.; James L. Burrow; Brad Kleindl



9th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2012, 2009, 2006

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PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS, Ninth Edition, provides complete instruction in business concepts and skills students need in today's competitive environment. This market-leading introductory business text offers extensive coverage in major business concepts, such as finance, marketing, operations, and mana... more


Planning a Career in… presents the needed skills, education, work experience, and industry opportunities for a variety of business-related career paths.

Interactions & Connections is an experiential learning activity at the end of each chapter that gets students active in their community or online.... more

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The 9th Edition will address the needs of teachers by helping them show relevance of the Intro to Business course in the high school curriculum. It will help teachers with a wealth of updated content and practical activities. Because it addresses a variety of learning styles, Principles of Business ... more

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Instructor's Wraparound Edition: Principles of Business, 9th

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Chapter and Unit Tests

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