Synopses & Reviews
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.
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"No textbook author other than Jennings provides such great edited cases and case questions. I find it very useful for teaching undergraduates using the case method."
"The information covers the course material, and it is in a language that is easy for the students to understand. The case studies and consider questions assist the students in understanding the material and allow the students to apply critical thinking skills."
About the Author
Marianne M. Jennings, Emeritus Professor of Legal and Ethical Studies, taught at the WP Carey School of Business, Arizona State University from 1977 through 2011. She has six textbooks and four monographs in circulation with the 10th edition of REAL ESTATE LAW book published in December 2012 and the 22nd editions of her ANDERSON: BUSINESS LAW books were published in January 2013. She was director of the Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics from 1995 to 1999. She has worked with government agencies, professional organizations, colleges and universities, and Fortune 500 companies on ethics training and culture. She has conducted over 500 workshops for businesses, professional groups, and government agencies. She is a contributing editor of Corporate Finance Review and Real Estate Law Journal. Two of her books have been named Library Journal's book of the year. Her books have been translated into three languages. Her book, THE SEVEN SIGNS OF ETHICAL COLLAPSE, was published by St Martin's Press and has been used as both an audit tool and a primer by numerous organizations for creating and sustaining an ethical culture. In 2011, she was named one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders by Trust Across America and in 2012, she was named one of the 100 most influential people in business ethics by Ethisphere magazine. She served on the board of directors for Arizona Public Service (now Pinnacle West), the owner of the Palo Verde Nuclear Station, from 1987 through 2000. She has served on INPO's advisory council since 2005. She conducts ethics training and ethical culture assessments for businesses, including Fortune 100 companies, government agencies, professional associations, and nonprofit organizations.
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.