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The Legal Environment of Business

By Frances Edwards, Roger E. Meiners, Al H. Ringleb

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Format: Paperback / softback, 832 pages, 11th Revised edition Edition
Published In: USA, 17 February 2011
"Legal Environment of Business, 11/e, International Edition" provides a detailed practical introduction to the structure and function of the legal system from the perspective of the professional non-lawyer. With a strong emphasis on the nuts and bolts of basic legal rules, this popular text effectively adapts a traditional case focus for the unique needs of business students. Incorporating clear and concise coverage of a wide range of up-to-date topics, the Eleventh Edition of this trusted text introduces key points of law through compelling business-specific examples and realistic scenarios that students can understand and appreciate. The authors' highly readable style and judicious use of humor complement their extensive knowledge and expertise, making the text both an exceptional teaching tool and a favorite among instructors and students alike.

Table of Contents

PART I: ELEMENTS OF LAW AND THE JUDICIAL PROCESS. 1. Today's Business Environment: Law and Ethics. 2. The Court Systems. 3. Trials and Resolving Disputes. 4. The Constitution: Focus on Application to Business. 5. Criminal Law and Business. PART II: ELEMENTS OF TRADITIONAL BUSINESS LAW. 6. Elements of Torts. 7. Business Torts and Product Liability. 8. Real and Personal Property. 9. Intellectual Property. 10. Contracts. 11. Domestic and International Sales. 12. Negotiable Instruments. 13. Business Organizations. 14. Agency and the Employment Relationship. PART III: THE REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS. 15. The Regulatory Process. 16. Employment and Labor Regulations. 17. Employment Discrimination. 18. Environmental Law. 19. Consumer Protection. 20. Antitrust Law. 21. Securities Regulation. 22. The International Legal Environment of Business. Appendices.

1. Structure and Process of Supervision. 2. Supervision Models: Psychotherapy-based Non-Psychotherapy-based. 3. Effective Supervision. 4. Supervisor. Gender and Perceived Stereotypes. Theoretical Orientation, Interaction and Learning Styles. BTI Types. Negative-Harmful Supervision. 5. Supervisee. Attachment Style. Self-presentation and Self-disclosure. Interaction and Learning Styles. Theoretical Orientation. Gender & Perceived Stereotypes. 6. Assessment of the Trainee. Knowledge and Skills. Personal Dynamics. Formal Assessment Tools. 7. Supervision Ethics. 8. Legal Aspects of Supervision in Psychotherapy. 9. Impacts of Culture and Diversity on the Supervisory Relationship and Process.

About the Author

Al Ringleb is Executive Director, Consortium of Universities for International Studies, University of Iowa, Tippie College of Business. Frances L. Edwards is an associate professor of legal studies in the College of Business and Behavioral Studies at Clemson University. Roger Meiners is the Goolsby Distinguished Professor in the College of Business at the University of Texas at Arlington, where he teaches Legal Environment of Business.

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1. Structure and Process of Supervision. 2. Supervision Models: Psychotherapy-based Non-Psychotherapy-based. 3. Effective Supervision. 4. Supervisor. Gender and Perceived Stereotypes. Theoretical Orientation, Interaction and Learning Styles. BTI Types. Negative-Harmful Supervision. 5. Supervisee. Attachment Style. Self-presentation and Self-disclosure. Interaction and Learning Styles. Theoretical Orientation. Gender & Perceived Stereotypes. 6. Assessment of the Trainee. Knowledge and Skills. Personal Dynamics. Formal Assessment Tools. 7. Supervision Ethics. 8. Legal Aspects of Supervision in Psychotherapy. 9. Impacts of Culture and Diversity on the Supervisory Relationship and Process.

EAN: 9780538473507
ISBN: 0538473509
Publisher: South-Western, Division of Thomson Learning
Dimensions: 24 x 18 x 2 centimeters (1.43 kg)
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