MBA Required Texts | Graduate

Textbooks- Spring I 2016

Following is a list for all of the books required for each course offered during the current term.  If a book is optional, it will be listed as such.  Otherwise, students are required to have all books listed per course.

  • A SUBSCRIPTION TO QUESTIA
    Subscription to Questia, an on-line library for accessing books and periodicals relevant to the program is available (not required) at http://www.questia.com
  • ACCT 5310-MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING
    Managerial Accounting, 15th edition, by Ray Garrison, Eric Noreen, & Peter Brewer.  New York, NY:  McGraw Hill, 2015. Text with CONNECT Plus (required) ISBN-10:  1259279472, ISBN-13:  9781259279478.
    access to CONNECT Plus Alone, ISBN-10:  0077522923, ISBN-13:  9780077522926.
  • BUSN 5000 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
    Organizational Behavior and Management, 10th edition, John M. Ivancevich, Robert Konopaske and Michael T. Matteson.  McGraw-Hill Irwin Company.  ISBN 9780078029462.
    Leading Change, John Kotter, Harvard Business School Press.  ISBN-13:  9781422186435.
  • BUSN 5100 ISSUES IN PROFESSIONAL ETHICS
    Business Ethics: A Textbook with Cases & Philosophy CourseMate with eBook Printed Access Card, 8th edition, William H. Shaw, Wadsworth.  Cengage Learning.  ISBN-13:  978-1285337616 (with access code). For book only, use ISBN:  9781133943075  (This term only; for GRAD-SP2-16  going forward, please use the 9th edition, ISBN: 9781305582088).

    Stapleford, John E., Bulls, Bears and Golden Calves, 2nd edition, InterVarsity Press, 2009.  ISBN:  9780830827244.

    The Poverty and Justice Bible,
    CEV, American Bible Society.  ISBN-13:   9781585169733.  Students must take care to obtain this edition, not the earlier one.
  • BUSN 5210-BUSINESS STATISTICS
    Anderson, D. R., Sweeney, D. J., Williams, T. A., Camm, J., Cochran, J.  (2015). Essentials of Statistics for Business and Economics (7th edition). South-Western Pub.  ISBN:  9781133629658.
    Microsoft Excel package, with Add-ins, is required for this course.  Apple users may be required to purchase Stat Tools or other statistical software.
    You must bring a laptop computer to each class.
  • BUSN 5315-SMALL BUSINESS & ENTREPRENEURSHIP
    Hisrich R., Peters, M., & Shepherd, D., Entrepreneurship, 9th edition.    Boston:  McGraw Hill.  ISBN-13:  978-0078029196.
  • BUSN 5320-QUANTITATIVE METHODS IN BUSINESS 
    Essentials of Statistics for Business and Economics, 7th edition.  Anderson, D. R., Sweeney, D. J., & Williams, T. A.  South-Western, Cengage Learning 2015.  ISBN:  9781133629658.

    Microsoft Excel Package, with Add-ins, is required for this course  Apple users may be required to purchase Stat Tools or other statistical software.

    **You must bring a laptop computer to each class.
  • BUSN 5340 HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
    Human Resource Management, 12th edition, Ivancevich, John and Konopaske, Robert (2013).  McGraw-Hill:  NYC.  ISBN-10:  0078029120, ISBN-13: 9780078029127.
    Human Resource Management Applications, 7th edition, Nkomo, Fottler, McAfee, 2011.  Cincinnati, OH:  South-Western College Publishing.  ISBN-10:  0538468076  ISBN-13:  9780538468077 (casebook).
  • BUSN 5343-INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RESOURCES
    International Human Resource Management:  Managing People in a Multinational Context, 6th ed., Dowling, P. J. and Welch, D. E. 2009.  Cincinnati, OH:  South-Western College Publishing.  ISBN:  9781408075746.
  • BUSN 5350-RESEARCH METHODS IN BUSINESS
    Business Research Methods,
    12th edition.  Cooper, D. R. & Schindler, P. S. (2014).  New York:  McGraw-Hill/Irwin.  ISBN: 9780073521503.
  • BUSN 5360-OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
    Managing Operations Across the Supply Chain, 2nd edition.  Swink, M., Melnyk, S., Cooper, M., Hartley, J. (2014).  New York:  McGraw-Hill/Irwin.  ISBN:  9780078024030.  [Coursesmart EBook ISBN:  9780077535049.]

  • BUSN 5380-FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
    Corporate Finance, 11th Edition, by Ross, Westerfield, and Jaffe (2015). McGraw- Hill Irwin. The ISBN for Ross: Corporate Finance 11e bundled with Connect (required) is 9781259621789 .
  • BUSN 5384-INCOME TAXATION AND FUNDAMENTALS OF ESTATE PLANNING
    PFIN:  Student Edition 3rd, Gitman, Lawrence J., Cengage Learning/South Western, 2014.  ISBN:  9781285082578.

  • ECON 5310-MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
    Managerial Economics, 12th edition, by Thomas, C. R. and Maurice, S. C.  New York, NY:  McGraw-Hill, 2015.  ISBN:  9780078021909.
    Hard copy bundled with Connect ISBN:  9781259621765
    Loose-leaf bundled with Connect ISBN:  9781259636271
    Connect Access Card (includes eBook) ISBN:  971259354670
    Connect is required for this course; if you buy used texts, you may have to pay $100 or more to add Connect.

Textbooks - Spring II 2016

Following is a list for all of the books required for each course offered during the current term.  If a book is optional, it will be listed as such.  Otherwise, students are required to have all books listed per course.

  • A SUBSCRIPTION TO QUESTIA
    Subscription to Questia, an on-line library for accessing books and periodicals relevant to the program is available (not required) at http://www.questia.com

  • BUSN 5210-BUSINESS STATISTICS
    Anderson, D. R., Sweeney, D. J., Williams, T. A., Camm, J., Cochran, J.  (2015). Essentials of Statistics for Business and Economics (7th edition). South-Western Pub.  ISBN:  9781133629658.
    Microsoft Excel package, with Add-ins, is required for this course.  Apple users may be required to purchase Stat Tools or other statistical software.
    You must bring a laptop computer to each class.
  • BUSN 5220 INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE
    This is a softcover textbook prepared for us by the publisher under our direction; there are 2 options:
  • BUSN 5315-SMALL BUSINESS & ENTREPRENEURSHIP
    Hisrich R., Peters, M., & Shepherd, D., Entrepreneurship, 9th edition.    Boston:  McGraw Hill.  ISBN-13:  978-0078029196.
  • BUSN 5340 HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
    Human Resource Management, 12th edition, Ivancevich, John and Konopaske, Robert (2013).  McGraw-Hill:  NYC.  ISBN-10:  0078029120, ISBN-13: 9780078029127.
    Human Resource Management Applications, 7th edition, Nkomo, Fottler, McAfee, 2011.  Cincinnati, OH:  South-Western College Publishing.  ISBN-10:  0538468076  ISBN-13:  9780538468077 (casebook).
  • BUSN 5344-STRATEGIC ISSUES IN HUMAN RESOURCES
    Human Resource Management:  A Strategic Approach. 
    Anthony, W. P., Kacmar, K. M. and Perrewe, P.  Thompson/Cengage.  6th Edition (2010).  ISBN:  1-424-06393-0.
  • BUSN 5350-RESEARCH METHODS IN BUSINESS
    Business Research Methods,
    12th edition.  Cooper, D. R. & Schindler, P. S. (2014).  New York:  McGraw-Hill/Irwin.  ISBN: 9780073521503.
  • BUSN 5360-OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
    Managing Operations Across the Supply Chain, 2nd edition.  Swink, M., Melnyk, S., Cooper, M., Hartley, J. (2014).  New York:  McGraw-Hill/Irwin.  ISBN:  9780078024030.  [Coursesmart EBook ISBN:  9780077535049.]

  • BUSN 5380-FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
    Corporate Finance, 11th Edition, by Ross, Westerfield, and Jaffe (2015). McGraw- Hill Irwin. The ISBN for Ross: Corporate Finance 11e bundled with Connect (required) is:
    Black and White custom ISBN: 9781308752679
    Color custom ISBN: 9781308752693

    (includes only Chapters 4,5,6,7,8,9 / 10,11,13 / 14,15,16,17,19 / 22,23,25 / 29,30 bundled with Connect):

    This new text is available only through McGraw Hill and the NGU Bookstore; itís a softcover text at about half the regular cost, with only selected Chapters covered in the current course.

  • BUSN 5381-FINANCIAL PLANNING
    PFIN 3rd Edition by Gitman, Joehnk and Billingsley Student edition ISBN-13:  9781285082578. 
  • BUSN 5383-FUNDAMENTALS OF RISK MANAGEMENT AND RETIREMENT PLANNING
    PFIN:  Student Edition 3rd
    , Gitman, Lawrence J., Cengage Learning/South Western, 2014.  ISBN:  9781285082578.

  • BUSN 6300-BUSINESS POLICY AND STRATEGIC PLANNING
    Crafting & Executing Strategy:  The Quest for Competitive Advantage, Concepts and Cases, 20th edition, Thompson, Arthur A., Peteraf, Margaret A., Gamble, John E., and Strickland III, A. J.  New York, NY:  McGraw-Hill, 2016.  ISBN:  9780077720599.

  • ECON 5310-MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
    Managerial Economics, 12th edition, by Thomas, C. R. and Maurice, S. C.  New York, NY:  McGraw-Hill, 2015.
    Hard copy bundled with Connect ISBN:  9781259621765
    Loose-leaf bundled with Connect ISBN:  9781259636271
    Connect Access Card (includes eBook) ISBN:  971259354670
    Connect is required for this course; if you buy used texts, you may have to pay $100 or more to add Connect.

  •  MRKT 5310-THE MARKETING PROCESS
    A Framework for Marketing Management, 5th edition.  Kotler, Philip & Keller, Kevin. C. 2012, Upper Saddle River, NJ:  Prentice Hall.  ISBN 9780132539302.
    Annual Editions Marketing, 37th edition.  Richardson, John E.  New York, NY:  McGraw-Hill, 2011.  ISBN:  978-1308318004.  

    Textbooks - Summer 2016

    Following is a list for all of the books required for each course offered during the current term.  If a book is optional, it will be listed as such.  Otherwise, students are required to have all books listed per course.

    • A SUBSCRIPTION TO QUESTIA
      Subscription to Questia, an on-line library for accessing books and periodicals relevant to the program is available (not required) at http://www.questia.com.
    • TBA

    Textbooks - Fall I 2016

    Following is a list for all of the books required for each course offered during the current term.  If a book is optional, it will be listed as such.  Otherwise, students are required to have all books listed per course.

    • A SUBSCRIPTION TO QUESTIA
      Subscription to Questia, an on-line library for accessing books and periodicals relevant to the program is available (not required) at http://www.questia.com.
    • TBA

     

    Textbooks - Fall II 2015

    Following is a list for all of the books required for each course offered during the current term.  If a book is optional, it will be listed as such.  Otherwise, students are required to have all books listed per course.

    • A SUBSCRIPTION TO QUESTIA
      Subscription to Questia, an on-line library for accessing books and periodicals relevant to the program is available (not required) at http://www.questia.com.
    • ACCT 5310-MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING
      Managerial Accounting, 15th edition, by Ray Garrison, Eric Noreen, & Peter Brewer.  New York, NY:  McGraw Hill, 2015. Text with CONNECT Plus (required) ISBN-10:  1259279472, ISBN-13:  9781259279478.
      access to CONNECT Plus Alone, ISBN-10:  0077522923, ISBN-13:  9780077522926.
    • BUSN 5000 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
      Organizational Behavior and Management, 10th edition, John M. Ivancevich, Robert Konopaske and Michael T. Matteson.  McGraw-Hill Irwin Company.  ISBN 9780078029462.
      Leading Change, John Kotter, Harvard Business School Press.  ISBN-13:  9781422186435.
    • BUSN 5100 ISSUES IN PROFESSIONAL ETHICS
      Business Ethics: A Textbook with Cases & Philosophy CourseMate with eBook Printed Access Card, 8th edition, William H. Shaw, Wadsworth.  Cengage Learning.  ISBN-13:  978-1285337616.

      Stapleford, John E., Bulls, Bears and Golden Calves, 2nd edition, InterVarsity Press, 2009.  ISBN:  9780830827244.

      The Poverty and Justice Bible,
      CEV, American Bible Society.  ISBN 9781585169733.  Students must take care to obtain this edition, not the earlier one.
    • BUSN 5210-BUSINESS STATISTICS
      Anderson, D. R., Sweeney, D. J., Williams, T. A., Camm, J., Cochran, J.  (2015). Essentials of statistics for business and economics (7th edition). South-Western Pub.  ISBN #978-1133629658.
      Microsoft Excel package, with Add-ins, is required for this course.  Apple users may be required to purchase Stat Tools or other statistical software.
      You must bring a laptop computer to each class.
    • BUSN 5220 INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE
      This is a softcover textbook prepared for us by the publisher under our direction; there are 2 options:
    • BUSN 5315-SMALL BUSINESS & ENTREPRENEURSHIP
      Hisrich R., Peters, M., & Shepherd, D., Entrepreneurship, 9th edition.    Boston:  McGraw Hill.  ISBN-13:  978-0078029196.
    • BUSN 5320-QUANTITATIVE METHODS IN BUSINESS 
      Essentials of Statistics for Business and Economics, 7th edition.  Anderson, D. R., Sweeney, D. J., & Williams, T. A.  South-Western, Cengage Learning 2015.  ISBN:  9781133629652.

      Microsoft Excel Package, with Add-ins, is required for this course  Apple users may be required to purchase Stat Tools or other statistical software.

      **You must bring a laptop computer to each class.
      • BUSN 5342-HUMAN RESOURCE COMPENSATION
        Compensation, 11th ed., 2013. Milkovich & Newman.  McGraw-Hill Irwin Publishing.  ISBN-13:  9780078029493, ISBN-10:  007802949X.
      • BUSN 5360-OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        Managing Operations Across the Supply Chain, 2nd edition.  Swink, M., Melnyk, S., Cooper, M., Hartley, J. (2014).  New York:  McGraw-Hill/Irwin.  ISBN:  9780078024030.  [Coursesmart EBook ISBN:  9780077535049.]

      • BUSN 5381-FINANCIAL PLANNING
        PFIN 3rd Edition by Gitman, Joehnk and Billingsley Student edition ISBN-13:  9781285082578.

      • BUSN 5383-FUNDAMENTALS OF RISK MANAGEMENT AND RETIREMENT PLANNING
        PFIN:  Student Edition 3rd, Gitman, Lawrence J., Cengage Learning/South Western, 2014.  ISBN:  9781285082578.

      • BUSN 6300-BUSINESS POLICY AND STRATEGIC PLANNING
        Crafting & Executing Strategy:  The Quest for Competitive Advantage, Concepts and Cases, 20th edition, Thompson, Arthur A., Peteraf, Margaret A., Gamble, John E., and Strickland III, A. J.  New York, NY:  McGraw-Hill, 2016.  ISBN:  9780077720599.

      • ECON 5310-MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
        Managerial Economics, 11th edition, by Thomas, C. R. and Maurice, S. C.  New York, NY:  McGraw-Hill, 2011 ISBN:  9780078021718.

      • MRKT 5310-THE MARKETING PROCESS
        A Framework for Marketing Management, 5th edition.  Kotler, Philip & Keller, Kevin. C. 2012, Upper Saddle River, NJ:  Prentice Hall.  ISBN 9780132539302.
        Annual Editions Marketing, 37th edition.  Richardson, John E.  New York, NY:  McGraw-Hill, 2011.  ISBN:  978-1308318004.