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FOUNDATIONS OF THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS, 2E uses an integrated approach and a conversational writing style to thoroughly explore the intersection of law, business strategy, and ethics. With over 200 real-world cases and critical-thinking exercises the textbook walks readers through the business law concepts they're sure to face in their careers. And with its solid theme on ethics, FOUNDATIONS OF THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS, 2E challenges readers to define their moral compasses within the business world. In addition, the textbook fulfills current curricular and AACSB accrediting standards.
About the Author
Marianne M. Jennings is a professor of legal and ethical studies in business in the Department of Supply Chain Management, College of Business, at Arizona State University. She has been named professor of the year in the College of Business three times and received a Burlington Northern teaching excellence award. A consultant to many law firms, businesses, and professional groups, Professor Jennings has worked with the Federal Public Defender and U.S. Attorney in Nevada. She is the author of more than 200 articles in academic, professional, and trade journals as well as six textbooks and monographs in circulation. Her biweekly column for the ARIZONA REPUBLIC is nationally syndicated, and her work has appeared in the WALL STREET JOURNAL. In addition, Professor Jennings is a legal commentator for National Public Radio. She has conducted more than 500 workshops and seminars in the areas of business, personal and professional ethics, legal ethics, real estate, credit management, legal issues for academic administrators, law for the CPA, and legal and political strategic planning. A member of the State Bar of Arizona, Professor Jennings earned her undergraduate degree in finance and her JD from Brigham Young University.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Law. 2. Business Ethics and Social Responsibility. 3. The Court System and Dispute Resolution. 4. Business and the Constitution. 5. Administrative Law. 6. International Law. 7. Business Crime. 8. Business Torts. 9. Environmental Regulation and Sustainability. 10. Contracts and Sales: Introduction and Formation. 11. Contracts and Sales: Performance and Remedies. 12. Business Marketing and Products: Ads, Safety, and Consumer Sales. 13. Business Competition: Antitrust Law. 14. Business and Intellectual Property Law. 15. Agency Law. 16. Business and Employees: Employment Regulation. 17. Business and Employees: Employment Discrimination. 18. Business Structure: The Law of Business Associations. 19. Business Finance: Securities Law. Appendix. Glossary. Index.
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