Results: 8 Open Textbooks
  • Digital Accessibility as a Business Practice

    Author(s): Digital Education Strategies, The Chang School

    Updated: Apr 10, 2019

    Description: Most business leaders would agree that reaching the broadest audience is good for a business’s bottom line. A good portion of that audience will be people with disabilities. How, though, would an organization go about ensuring it is as accessible as it can be to all its potential clients or customers, including people with disabilities? This book has been created to answer this question, and to demystify “digital accessibility” as a business practice. It brings together all the pieces of the di...[more]

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  • Information Systems for Business and Beyond

    Author(s): David T. Bourgeois, Ph.D.

    Updated: Apr 9, 2019

    Description: Information Systems for Business and Beyond introduces the concept of information systems, their use in business, and the larger impact they are having on our world.

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  • Presentation Software

    Author(s): ABT Collaborative

    Updated: Mar 29, 2019

    Description: An introduction to creating electronic presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010

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  • Business Math: A Step-by-Step Handbook

    Author(s): Jean-Paul Olivier; Red River College of Applied Arts, Science, & Technology

    Updated: Mar 28, 2019

    Description: Business math is the study of mathematics required by the field of business. Business professionals will work with taxes, gross earnings, product prices, and currency exchange; they will be offered loans, lines of credit, mortgages, leases, savings bonds, and other financial tools. This textbook covers all of these topics and how these financial tools can maximize their earnings and minimize their costs. It also discusses how to execute smart monetary decisions both personally and for their bus...[more]

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  • Beginning Excel

    Author(s): Noreen Brown, Barbara Lave, Julie Romey, Mary Schatz, Diane Shingledecker, OpenOregon

    Updated: Mar 28, 2019

    Description: This textbook was written for a community college introductory course in spreadsheets utilizing Microsoft Excel. While the figures shown utilize Excel 2016, the textbook was written to be applicable to other versions of Excel as well. The book introduces new users to the basics of spreadsheets and is appropriate for students in any major who have not used Excel before.

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  • Project Management

    Author(s): Adrienne Watt

    Updated: Mar 28, 2019

    Description: This book covers the basics of project management. This includes the process of initiation, planning, execution, control and close out that all projects share. This book has been adapted by the author as of August 15, 2014. The adaptation includes Canadianized content, PowerPoints, Audio Files, and Chapter Questions, which are located in the book's appendixes.

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  • Business Ethics (OpenStax)

    Author(s): Stephen M. Byars, USC Marshall School of Business, Kurt Stanberry, University of Houston–Downtown

    Updated: Mar 27, 2019

    Description: Business Ethics is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of the single-semester business ethics course. This title includes innovative features designed to enhance student learning, including case studies, application scenarios, and links to video interviews with executives, all of which help instill in students a sense of ethical awareness and responsibility.

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  • Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    Author(s): Michelle Ferrier, Elizabeth Mays

    Updated: Mar 27, 2019

    Description: This is a modular open textbook designed for entrepreneurial journalism, media innovation, and related courses. It covers the following topics: Developing the Entrepreneurial Mindset, Ideation, Customer Discovery, Business Models for Content & Technology Ventures, Nonprofit Model Development, Freelancing as Entrepreneurship and Consulting as Business Models, Startup Funding, Pitching Ideas, Marketing Your Venture to Audiences, and Entrepreneurship Abroad: Cultural and International Perspectives...[more]