Keys to Business Success
For Freshmen/Sophomore-level courses in Introduction to Business, Study Skills, and Freshmen Orientation/Student Success.Written for students majoring in business or considering a business major, this text explores the skills needed to succeed in business-as well as an introduction to the field. It demonstrates the necessity of business skills in any field, and incorporates real-world examples to illustrate the principles.
- Paperback | 302 pages
- 210.3 x 277.6 x 14.7mm | 635.04g
- 15 Aug 1999
- Pearson Education (US)
- Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
Back cover copy
This book provides readers with the necessary skills to succeed in business, and an introduction to that field. It also acknowledges the essentialness of these skills to succeed in "any" field, and uses real-world examples to illustrate principles. Effective business communication, basic math skills, various business concentrations, and career options, are just some of the valuable topics covered in this valuable guide to skill development . It also profiles different people in a variety of fields who serve as examples of how to achieve certain successes. For students considering a major and career in business, and anyone already in the field who wants an opportunity to examine and improve their skills.
Table of contents
1. The Business of Living: Getting the Big Picture. 2. Self-Awareness: Knowing Who You Are and How You Learn. 3. Goal Setting and Time Management: Mapping Your Course. 4. Critical and Creative Thinking: Tapping the Power of Your Mind. 5. Reading and Studying: Maximizing Written Resources. 6. Note-Taking and Writing: Harnessing the Power of Words and Ideas. 7. Listening, Memory, and Test Taking: Taking In, Retaining and Demonstrating Knowledge. 8. Business Communication: Reporting Results. 9. Business Math: Finding Strength in Numbers. 10. Moving Ahead: Building a Flexible Future.