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Global Enterprise: The Theory & Practice of International Business

Author(s): Eugene Paul Kim, Roger Philips, Stanley Klatka, Jonathan Opata, Virginia A Suveiu, Robert Austin

Global Enterprise – Theory and Practice is a multi-authored textbook on international business providing an alternative to the standard, bland, encyclopedic international business textbooks on the market today.  The emphasis here is on teaching students usable skills and knowledge in the context of ...

Communication Ethics Literacy: Dialogue and Difference

Author(s): Janie Fritz, Leeanne McManus, Michael Kearney

Communication ethics is imperative in the 21st century as the prevalence of conflicting opinions endangers successful, respectful communication. Utilizing a dialogic approach to ethical communication, Communication Ethics Literacy: Dialogue & Difference provides a timely review of classic communicat...

Small Group Communication: Principles in Action

Author(s): Teresa M. Patterson, Cynthia Luna

The uncertainty of instructional delivery during the Covid-19 crisis has created new challenges for community college instructors. Many instructors have been forced to instantly shift from the brick and mortar classroom to a virtual online environment.  In addition, many companies and organizations ...

Project Management for the Hospitality Industry

Author(s): Timothy Flohr, William Duncan, Catherine Curtis

Though Project Management consistently ranks as the one of the most sought-after certifications throughout multiple industries, many mistakenly think that Project Management is limited to the information technology, finance and insurance, manufacturing, and construction industries. Interestingly, th...

Cruise Ship Management and Leadership: Hospitality on the High Seas

Author(s): Frederick DeMicco, Ryan Wootten

Cruise Ship Management & Leadership provides students with an integrated approach to learning the basics of Cruise Ship Management and cruise career opportunities. Students will receive an overview of the cruise ship management environment, the functional areas of cruise ship management, including m...

Earth's Natural Hazards: Understanding Natural Disasters and Catastrophes

Author(s): Ingrid A. Ukstins, David M Best

OUR PLANET IS A DYNAMIC PLACEGlobal pandemics, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, cyclonic storms and many other natural hazards occur across our planet every day and have significant human impact. This textbook examines how normal processes of the Earth-atmosphere-hydrosphere-space systems result in ...

Reading the Web: Strategies for Internet Inquiry

Author(s): Elizabeth Dobler

Reading the Web: Strategies for Internet Inquiry outlines web literacy in a user-friendly way that helps educators provide students with practical skills and strategies needed to approach the internet with discernment. One of the ways it accomplishes this is through the QUEST model: questioning, und...

Mechanisms and Logic in Human Physiology

Author(s): Erik P. Silldorff, Gerald D. Robinson

Mechanisms and Logic in Human Physiology is a next-gen learning resource, adapting to a variety of pedagogical strategies as well as strongly promoting higher order thinking, the ultimate goal of 21st century pre-clinical education. Physiology - a study of complex systems in motion - requires a deep...

The Need for Weed: Marijuana Policy and Public Politics in the Criminal Justice System

Author(s): Kellie A. Wallace, Scott H. Belshaw, Jared R. Dmello

Cannabis is everywhere! Whether you call it weed, pot, or marijuana, cannabis by any other name is still cannabis. From your stereotypical street drug dealer to medical cannabis dispensaries to courtrooms across America, we cannot escape the hot buzz that is weed. While it may be hot, it is nothing ...

Cyber Security Essentials: Understanding Risk and Controls

Author(s): Scott H. Belshaw, Ben Allen CISM CRISC

Since the 1990's, the internet has transformed business by enabling the collection, analysis, and almost instantaneous transmission of data. It has also transformed crime. The demand for 24-hour online access to databases and information has created unprecedented opportunities for unethical people. ...