Business Law and the Legal Environment

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Dryden Press, Jan 1, 1992 - Law - 1392 pages
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This comprehensive text includes coverage of the legal environment of business as well as separate chapters on business ethics and social responsibility and the international aspects of doing business. Features: * New chapters address such topics as consumer credit transactions (Chapter 26), franchising (Chapter 49), and employment law (Chapter 52). * Approximately 25% of the text cases are New to this edition: * New Manager's Legal Agenda sections appear at the end of each part to provide the future manager with a real-world business perspective on the related legal concepts. * New chapter pedagogy includes chapter overviews, self-test questions with answers, key terms, demonstration problems that apply the legal concepts from the chatper to a realisitic situation, and phonetic guides immediately following all Latin legal terms. * An index of business names facilitates the discussion of actual business of actual business examples. * Law and Life boxes in each chapter contain articles taken from contemporary newspapers and periodicals to highlight the real-world implications of the legal concepts. The boxed material is referenced within the text, and the text is referenced in t

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Contents

Part One THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT
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CONTENTS
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The Legal Environment 1
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Copyright

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About the author (1992)

George J. Siedel is Williamson Family Professor of Business Administration at the University of Michigan Business School. He has received several research and teaching awards, including the Hoeber Award from the Academy of Legal Studies in Business, the International Case Writing Award from the Center for International Business Education, and the Thurnau Professorship from the University of Michigan.
He has served as a visiting professor at Harvard University, Stanford University, and Cambridge University, and in 2001 was named as Fulbright Distinguished Chair in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

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