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Health: The Basics (10th Edition)

Health starts here! With an emphasis on media, the new Health: The Basics, Tenth Edition features robust relatable content, bringing health topics... to life and keeping you hooked on learning and living well. Now enhanced with an even more comprehensive package of easy-to-use media and supplements, this edition makes teaching and learning personal health extra dynamic. The Tenth Edition includes new ABC News videos, more online worksheets, new course management and eText options, Tweet Your Health, new student "behavior change video log (vlog)" videos, countless new teacher supplements, and more. These resources bring personal health to life in any form?in the classroom, online, or on the iPad. These tools all motivate students to be more interested in the book content and invest in their health.
 

Automotive Technology: A Systems Approach, 5th Edition

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY: A SYSTEMS APPROACH, 5th Edition remains the leading authority on automotive theory, service and repair procedures. The new... edition has been updated to include coverage of hybrid vehicles throughout the text, new content on electronic automatic transmissions, preventive maintenance, and many other topics that reflect the most recent changes in the industry. Chapters cover the theory, diagnosis and service of all system areas for automobiles and light trucks, and the content closely adheres to the 2008 NATEF Automobile Program Standards.
 

The Enjoyment of Music: An Introduction to Perceptive Listening (Shorter Eleventh Edition)

Easy to read, easy to teach, The Enjoyment of Music has been the most trusted introduction to music for over five decades.The Eleventh Edition reflects... how today's students learn, listen to, and live with music. With an accessible, student-friendly treatment of the subject, it emphasizes context to show how music fits in the everyday lives of people throughout history, and connects culture, performance, and technology to the lives of students today. The new edition features a streamlined and memorable narrative, more cultural and historical context, and in-text features that encourage and develop critical thinking skills.
 

Stern's Introductory Plant Biology

This introductory text assumes little prior scientific knowledge on the part of the student. It includes sufficient information for some shorter... introductory botany courses open to both majors and nonmajors, and is arranged so that certain sections can be omitted without disrupting the overall continuity of the course. Stern emphasizes current interests while presenting basic botanical principles.
 

Laboratory Manual to Accompany Stern's Introductory Plant Biology, 12th Edition

This laboratory manual assumes no previous knowledge of the biological sciences on the part of the student. It is designed for use in a one-semester or... one-quarter introductory course in plant biology and shorter introductory botany courses open to both nonmajors and majors. Both the principles of biology and the scientific method are introduced, using plants as illustrations. The exercises demonstrate the underlying unity of all living organisms at the cellular level. The manual is designed so that students can work independently. Instructors are free to require different drawings or other assignments and may also omit some of those suggested within each exercise. Students are encouraged to read the laboratory exercise before coming to class. Laboratory preparation quizzes are provided at the end of each exercise. Answers to the laboratory preparation quizzes are discernible within the particular exercises and should not require checking other sources. Each exercise includes suggested learning goals and exercise review questions.
 

Business Essentials (9th Edition)

Business Essentials' focus on practical skills, knowledge of the basics, and important developments in business makes for a brief book, but a rich... experience. The recent events in domestic and global economies are presenting unprecedented challenges, excitement, and disappointments for business?and a need for a change in the Introduction to Business course and text. This text captures the widespread significance of these developments and presents their implications on businesses today.
 

Business Essentials (8th Edition)

The #1 brief Introduction to Business text.Business Essentials continues to provide a solid foundation of the essential topics that first-semester... business students need to understand. Its focus on practical skills, knowledge of the basics, and important developments in business makes for a brief book, but a rich experience.The recent events in domestic and global economies are presenting unprecedented challenges, excitement, and disappointments for business?and a need for a change in the Introduction to Business course and text. The eighth edition captures the widespread significance of these developments and presents their implications on businesses today.
 

Foundations of Business Thought

Foundations of Business Thought is an eclectic guide through the historic and socio-philosophic maze of our distant and recent business past. It is a... seeker's blueprint to the intellectual architecture of the business world, which, like many standard introduction texts to business, exists to introduce readers as efficiently as possible into the mechanical processes of commerce.
 

Business Ethics: How to Design and Manage Ethical Organizations

Collin's Business Ethics: An Organization Systems Approach to Designing Ethical Organizations provides theoretical and practical information to help... create organizations of high integrity and superior performance. The text offers ways to design organizations that reinforce ethical behavior and reduce risks. It's organized based on an "Optimal Ethics Systems Model" which includes ethical job candidates, decision making, training, officers and hotlines, leadership, work goals and performance appraisals, environmental management, and community outreach.Early chapters present types of ethical issues organizations face, history of government regulation, the importance and extent of codes of ethics and conduct, an ethical decision-making framework, and the importance and extent of managing the natural environment and being a good corporate citizen - as well as new ideas and models. In addition, Collins provides a much broader array of best practices in business ethics to immediately implement many of the management techniques.
 

Business Law and the Legal Environment, Standard Edition

BUSINESS LAW AND THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT, 6E uses vivid examples and memorable scenarios to walk readers through the full breadth of business law.... Focusing on real-world application and using a conversational writing style, this handy textbook gets readers ready for business challenges from the first page. Plus, by giving readers hands-on experience with legal concepts, BUSINESS LAW AND THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT, 6E deepens readers' understanding of the law and promotes thinking through issues from a lawyer's perspective.