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Summary: Appropriate for students who are studying the legal aspects of various areas of business, including accounting, business administration, commerce, finance, management, marketing, office administration. Edition/Copyright: 2ND 07
Managing the Law, Second Edition, is an authoritative contemporary treatment of business law, written in clear language for today's business student, that comprehensively addresses all the key areas with an emphasis on risk management.
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Each chapter includes: 40 MC, 15 T/F, 15 Short Answer
- Sharpened the focus of the management of legal risk throughout the book, making the book more appropriate for business students.
- Expanded the material in Chapter 1 by adding more on risk management, the Charter, litigation (including small claims court), alternative dispute resolution, and what lawyers do, then dividing it into two chapters to form the new Chapters 1 and 2.
- Moved the chapters on torts so they precede the chapters on contracts, reflecting the organization and teaching needs of most faculty.
- Divided the old first chapter on torts into two chapters to form the new Chapters 3 and 4.
- Moved the old chapter on agency so it now opens Part 6: Business Organizations as the new Chapter 20.
- Substantially revised the chapter on electronic commerce to reflect the changing ways in which technology affects today's commerce--new material added on many topics including P2P file sharing and online privacy.
- Added new material on taxation: a new Concept Summary in Chapter 21 and a new section in Chapter 25.
- Added material on non-competition clauses and on employee privacy in Chapter 26.
- Increased the number of Concept Summary boxes throughout the book, helping students understand the concepts better.
- Increased the number of questions in the computerized test bank (TestGen) by 25%.
- The Companion Website is more robust! Includes Chapter 28W: Doing Business in a Global Economy (formerly in the printed book); three new cases and problems with answers for each chapter; legislation and sample documents for some chapters; some boxes and textual discussions; provincially-specific material for each chapter (B.C., Alberta, Manitoba/Saskatchewan, and Ontario). A new section at the end of each chapter of the printed book highlights this material.
Publisher: Pearson Education Canada
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