Battleground (Google eBook)

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Michael Walden, Peg Thoms
Greenwood Publishing Group, Oct 30, 2007
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Battleground: Business [Two Volumes]

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Both well-respected faculty members, Walden (economics, North Carolina State Univ.) and Thoms (management, Penn State) are noted for several academic books in their respective fields. In this joint ... Read full review

Contents

Advertising and the Invasion of Privacy
1
Affirmative Action
8
Blogs
17
BlueCollar and WhiteCollar Jobs
24
Booms and Busts
30
CEO Compensation
39
Charismatic Leadership
46
Chinese Currency
52
Media Coverage of Business
327
The Middle Class
336
Minimum Wage
341
Mission Statements
346
Mommy Track
354
Oil Economics and Business
363
Online Auctions
374
Outsourcing and Offshoring
383

Corporate Social Responsibility
60
Corporate Tax Shelters
70
Credit Card Marketing to College Students
78
Deficits
87
The Dollar
95
Downsizing
101
Drug Prescription Costs
108
Drug Testing in the Workplace
117
Dual Earners
125
Dumping
132
Education and Economic Competitiveness
139
Employee Loyalty and Engagement
149
Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
156
Environmental Degradation
167
Ethics in Business at the Individual Level
172
Federal Reserve System
181
Foreign Direct Investment
190
Free Trade
195
Glass Ceiling
203
Government Subsidies
210
Health Care Costs
221
Immigrant Workers in the United States
229
Income Tax Personal
240
Inflation
248
Intellectual Property Rights
255
Interest Rates
266
Labor Organized
273
Labor Shortages
280
Lotteries
288
Marketing of Alcohol and Tobacco
299
Marketing to Baby Boomers
308
Marketing to Children
314
Marketing to Women and Girls
321
Pensions
391
Personal Success without Selling Your Soul
397
Poverty and Race
405
Price Gouging
416
Psychological and Honesty Testing in the Workplace
424
Public Relations and Reputation Management
432
Rich CountryPoor Country
443
Salary Disparity
453
SameSex Partner Benefits
463
SarbanesOxley Act
471
Saving
483
Sex and Advertising
493
Sexual Harassment
499
Shareholder Activism and the Battle for Corporate Control
510
Social Security Medicare and Medicaid
518
Stock Market Predictions
531
Strategic Planning
539
Supply Chain Security and Terrorism
547
TeamBased Cultures and Individual Rewards
555
Technological Connectivity
563
Telecommuting and the Virtual Workplace
573
Trade Surpluses and Deficits
582
Universal Health Care
591
Violence in the Workplace
603
War and the Economy
611
WhistleBlowers
619
Wholesale Buying Control by BigBox Retailers
627
Workaholism
634
General Bibliography
643
About the Editors and Contributors
649
Index
657
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