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Essentials of Business Law, 8th edition [Print Replica] [Kindle Edition]

Anthony Liuzzo
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  • Print ISBN-13: 978-0073511856
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Book Description

The new, eight edition of the Essentials of Business Law program is a practical, concise, and broad-based introduction to the vibrant field of business law. While continuing to offer all of the features that have made the seven prior editions successful, this new edition now includes, a four-color design, updated content, two new appendices, and enhanced support materials. Both the traditional areas of law, such as contracts and property, and the emerging areas of law, such as e-commerce and environmental, are covered in short, informative chapters written to capture the essence of each topic. This book has been developed for those seeking a more fundamental overview of the concepts and principles that are vital to the understanding of business law.

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About the Author

Anthony L. Liuzzo, J.D., Ph.D., serves as Professor of Business and Economics and Director of the MBA Program at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Dr. Liuzzo is a licensed attorney and economist. He earned his Ph.D. in business administration, Master of Philosophy in economics, and Master of Business Administration in management from New York University; his law degree from St. John’s University; and his bachelor’s degree in marketing from Fordham University. He is an attorney admitted to the practice of law and teaches courses in Business Law, the Legal Environment of Business, Employment Law, and Public Policy. Dr. Liuzzo has been cited in hundreds of publications, including CNN, Forbes, The New York Times, USA Today, the New York Daily News, the Philadelphia Daily News, the Chicago Tribune, the Washington Times, the Cincinnati Enquirer, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Detroit News, and the San Francisco Examiner for his views on legal and business issues. Prior to joining Wilkes, Dr. Liuzzo served as editor of a scholarly journal and as Associate Professor of Economics and Finance at Manhattan College in New York City. He has been instrumental in creating several successful small businesses. Dr. Liuzzo is a member of many professional organizations, and is listed in Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in American Law. He is also the author of numerous articles that have appeared in scholarly and professional journals.

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  • File Size: 129694 KB
  • Print Length: 718 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Up to 2 simultaneous devices, per publisher limits
  • Publisher: Career; 8 edition (July 1, 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B008KOY03Q
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5.0 out of 5 stars It's a book! June 20, 2014
By Adam
Format:Paperback
Well, the only reason why you purchase one of these books is for school. Mine was in okay condition. You could see it had been used a couple of times.
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3.0 out of 5 stars College April 29, 2014
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
Could have been better. Was high lighting done in the book. Do understand that it is a used book but don't recall that it was disclosed.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Business Law Book April 15, 2014
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Needed this book for my class, and it was MUCH cheaper through Amazon. It was actually cheaper to buy this book than it was to rent it for the semester. Great book for the class.
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1.0 out of 5 stars FLUNKS Test Design 101 With Unethical Questions November 11, 2013
Format:Paperback
I rented this from a popular source. Thank God.

As an academic of achievement myself, as well as published author and former Head of Department (with training in Test Design at the college level), I have now been on the "receiving end" of this textbook as a student for this past term. More textbook authors should try it and reverse their roles; especially this author and his publisher. They needed my help with editing and test question design ... badly.

While the kind of general overview of legal topics and vocabulary is somewhat of value, the testing side is badly deficient, if not unethically done in this book. There are "homework" questions for which the answer is not found in the chapter text. It is unethical to grade students on that (but commonly done, by UNprofessionals). There is no need for any textbook author to make that mistake.

The "Case Questions" and "exams" provided by the author/publisher(?) are particularly bad and unethical. Many of them are what we, in professional test design, call "shoddy" or "sloppy." They are badly written and lacking in precision. For any Instructor: You BETTER use them with extreme caution. I'd recommend modifying them to your own real-world case history and knowledge base, and then grading with a generous flexibility of interpretation and evidences of creative thinking; that, or just throw them out, entirely. A "Yes" or "No" grading system for those questions is inappropriate for any honest academic professional.

The overly "semantic"-oriented chapter and test questions are not even accurately answered/graded by the author/publisher. What a big deal if the real world does not comply, word-for-word, with HIS text and specific definition of a concept!

This text ought to be either fixed or eliminated from academia.
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