A Dictionary of Business and Management (Oxford Quick Reference)

A Dictionary of Business and Management (Oxford Quick Reference)

by JonathanLaw (Author)


This wide-ranging and authoritative dictionary contains 7,000 entries covering all areas of business and management, including marketing, organizational behaviour, business strategy, law, and taxation. Written by a team of experts, it features the very latest terminology, for example, the recent vocabulary associated with structured finance and the associated subprime lending crisis, including collaterized debt obligation and special purpose vehicle. The new edition of this established bestseller dispels modern financial and management jargon, defining entries in a clear, concise, and accessible manner. It contains US business terms, general management concepts (e.g. competence, knowledge management), named theories (e.g. Tannenbaum and Schmidt, Blake and Mouton) as well as expanded coverage of the contemporary theory of the firm and human resources. New terms are included from the fast-moving areas of current affairs (e.g. MiFID), Internet business and information technology and there is full coverage of the new Companies Act. With recommended web links for many entries, accessible and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Business and Management companion website, this edition is more informative than ever. This A-Z reference work is essential for business students, teachers and professionals, and useful for anyone needing a guide to business terminology.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 608
Edition: 5
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Published: 26 Feb 2009

ISBN 10: 0199234892
ISBN 13: 9780199234899

Media Reviews
Review from previous edition it will help to demystify terms such as bear hugs, white/grey knights, cash-cows and churning ... strongly recommended TES
Author Bio

Jonathan Law is an editor at Market House Books in the UK.