Features a total of over 600 entries, incorporating 150 new or significantly revised contributions; Reflects emergent topics and terms and provides a thorough review of the latest HR concepts; Provides new content on workplace bullying, emotional intelligence, virtual organization, the "balanced scorecard" and generation X; Includes entries from more than 240 international contributors.
Set up in dictionary style, Business Words You Should Know features not only definitions, but also offers sample sentences and similar terms for each entry, as well as lists of acronyms and common business concepts. Whether you're looking for a job or are already in the thick of today's challenge business environment, you'll speak the language of the pros in no time!
Small in size but packed with detailed information, Barron's Business Dictionaries are extremely useful and economical reference sources for business students, business managers, and general readers seeking advice and information on specific business subjects. This revised and expanded dictionary defines approximately 8,000 terms relating to accounting, taxation, advertising, business law, communications, transportation, computers and the Internet, insurance, international business, management, marketing, real estate, and statistics.
This wide-ranging and authoritative dictionary contains 7,000 entries covering all areas of business and management, including marketing, organizational behaviour, business strategy, law, and taxation. Written by a team of experts, it features the very latest terminology, for example, the recent vocabulary associated with structured finance and the associated subprime lending crisis, including collaterized debt obligation and special purpose vehicle.The new edition of this established bestseller dispels modern financial and management jargon, defining entries in a clear, concise, and accessible manner. It contains US business terms, general management concepts (e.g. competence, knowledge management), named theories (e.g. Tannenbaum and Schmidt,Blake and Mouton) as well as expanded coverage of the contemporary theory of the firm and human resources. New terms are included from the fast-moving areas of current affairs (e.g. MiFID), Internet business and information technology and there is full coverage of the new Companies Act. 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.
More than 4,000 marketing-related terms and definitions cover a wide array of topics. Among them are print production, radio, TV, and outdoor advertising, internet marketing, direct marketing, market research and testing, pricing, marketing legislation, and much more. Here's a fact-filled reference guide for small business owners, internet marketers, advertising artists and copywriters, media analysts, business students, sales and marketing managers, and others seeking to understand marketing concepts and applications.
This is an accessible guide to the vocabulary used in trade negotiations. It explains about 2,500 terms and concepts in simple language. Its main emphasis is on the multilateral trading system represented by the agreements under the World Trade Organization (WTO). In addition it covers many of the trade-related activities, outcomes and terms used in other international organizations, such as the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the OECD. The last five years have seen a rapid spread in the formation of free-trade areas in all parts of the world. This dictionary allocates generous space to the vocabulary associated with such agreements. It offers clear explanations, for example, of the concepts used in the administration of preferential rules of origin. Additional areas covered include emerging trade issues and issues based particularly on developing-country concerns.
This authoritative, comprehensive reference helps bridge the language gap for professionals conducting business in both Spanish and English with: More than 80,000 entries--business terms currently used in each language; Terms covering every area of international business: accounting, advertising, commerce, economics, e-commerce, finance, international trade, tax, securities, banking, real estate, management, insurance, and more.