MBA Required Texts | Graduate

Textbooks - Winter 2014

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 2310-Principles of Accounting I (undergraduate accounting; pre-requisite to ACCT 5310)
    John Wild, Ken Shaw, & Barbara Chiappetta, Connect Plus W/Learnsmart 2S Access Card for Fundamental Accounting Prin., 21st Edition.  ISBN:  0077525086/9780077525088.
  • ACCT 5310-MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING
    Ray Garrison, Eric Noreen, & Peter Brewer, Managerial Accounting, 14th edition, New York, NY:  McGraw Hill, 2012.  ISBN-13:  9780078111006.
  • 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, 8th edition, William H. Shaw, Wadsworth.  Cengage Learning.  ISBN-13:  9781133943075.
    The Poverty and Justice Bible,
    CEV, American Bible Society.  ISBN 9781585169733.  Students must take care to obtain this edition, not the earlier one.

    Bulls, Bears and Golden Calves:  Applying Christian Ethics in Economics, 2nd edition, Stapleford, John E.,  Downers Grove:  InterVarsity, 2009.  ISBN-13:  9780830827244.
  • BUSN 5320-QUANTITATIVE METHODS IN BUSINESS
    Essentials of Statistics for Business and Economics, 6th edition.  Anderson, D. R., Sweeney, D. J., & Williams, T. A.  South-Western, Cengage Learning 2012.  ISBN:  9781111533847.

    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, J., and Konopaske, R.  New York:  McGraw-Hill.  ISBN-10:  0078029120 or 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 5342-HUMAN RESOURCE COMPENSATION (online)
    Martocchio, Joseph J., Strategic Compensation, 7th ed., 2013. Upper Saddle River, NJ:   Pearson Education Inc.  ISBN-13:  978-0132620758.

    Martocchio, Joseph J.,Strategic compensation, Student Manual, 7th ed., 2013.  Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education Inc.  ISBN:  9780132654517.
  • 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 (online)
    Managing Operations Across the Supply Chain, 2nd edition.  Swink, M., Melnyk, S., Cooper, M., Hartley, J. (2014).  New York, NY:  McGraw Hill/Irwin.  ISBN-13:  9780078024030.  [Coursemart EBook ISBN-13:  9780077535049.]
  • BUSN 5380-FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
    Corporate Finance, 10th Edition, by Ross, Westerfield, and Jaffe, 2013, McGraw- Hill Irwin, ISBN:  9780078034770. 
  • BUSN 5382-INVESTMENTS AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
    PFIN:  Student Edition 3rd, Gitman, Lawrence J., Cengage Learning/South Western, 2014.  ISBN:  9781285082578.
  • BUSN 5383-FUNDAMENTALS OF RISK MANAGEMENT AND RETIREMENT PLANNING (online)
    PFIN:  Student Edition 3rd, Gitman, Lawrence J., Cengage Learning/South Western, 2014.  ISBN:  9781285082578.
  • BUSN 6300-BUSINESS POLICY AND STRATEGY
    Thompson, A; Peteraf, M; Gamble, J.,Strickland, A. (2014).  Crafting & Executing Strategy:  The Quest for Competitive Advantage, Concepts and Cases (19th ed.). New York:  McGraw-Hill/Irwin.  ISBN: 0078029503.
  • ECON 5310-MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS (online)
    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. 2011, Upper Saddle River, NJ:  Prentice Hall.  ISBN 9780132539302.

    Annual Editions.  Marketing 12/13.  Richardson, John E.  New York, NY:  McGraw-Hill, 2011.  ISBN:  9780073528700.

Textbooks - Spring 2014

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 OR COMPARABLE ON-LINE LIBRARY SUBSCRIPTION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL COURSES.
    Subscription to Questia, an on-line library for accessing books and periodicals relevant to the program. This subscrition is not optional.  Use the link on the Graduate School tab of the NGU website or http://www.questia.com/onlineInstitutionSubscribe?OFFER_CODE=NGU for our negotiated rate.

  • ACCT 5310-MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING (online)
    Managerial Accounting, 14th edition, by Ray Garrison, Eric Noreen, & Peter Brewer.  New York, NY:  McGraw Hill, 2012.  ISBN-13 9780078111006.
  • 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, 8th edition, William H. Shaw, Wadsworth.  Cengage Learning.  ISBN-13:  9781133943075.

    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 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 (Revised, 6th edition),  Anderson, D. R., Sweeney, D. J., & Williams, T. A. (2012) South-Western Pub.  ISBN:  9781111533847.

    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, J. M., & Konopaske, R., 2013. New York, NY:  McGraw-Hill Companies.  ISBN:  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 (online)
    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. (2140).  New York:  McGraw-Hill/Irwin.  ISBN:  9780078024030.  [Coursesmart EBook ISBN:  9780077535049.]
  • BUSN 5380-FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
    Corporate Finance, 10th Edition, by Ross, Westerfield, and Jaffe, 2013, McGraw- Hill Irwin, ISBN:  9780078034770. 
  • BUSN 5383-FUNDAMENTALS OF RISK MANAGEMENT AND RETIREMENT PLANNING
    Personal Financial Planning, 12th edition, by Gitman/Joehnk/Billingsly.  Cengage Learning/South Western:  205.  ISBN: 9781439044476.
  • BUSN 5384-INCOME TAXATION AND FUNDAMENTALS OF ESTATE PLANNING (online)
    Personal Financial Planning, 12 edition, by Gitman/Joehnk/Billingsly.  Cengage Learning/South Western:  205.  ISBN:  9781439044476.
  • BUSN 6300-BUSINESS POLICY AND STRATEGIC PLANNING
    Crafting & Executing Strategy:  The Quest for Competitive Advantage, Concepts and Cases, 19th edition, Thompson, Arthur A., Peteraf, Margaret A., Gamble, John E., and Strickland III, A. J.  New York, NY:  McGraw-Hill, 2014.  ISBN:  0078029503.
  • 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 (online)
    A Framework for Marketing Management, 5th edition.  Kotler, Philip & Keller, Kevin. C. 2011, Upper Saddle River, NJ:  Prentice Hall.  ISBN: 9780132539302.

    Annual Editions.  Marketing 12/13.  Richardson, John E.  New York, NY:  McGraw-Hill, 2011.  ISBN:  9780073528700.

Textbooks - Summer 2014

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
    Ray Garrison, Eric Noreen, & Peter Brewer, Managerial Accounting, 15th edition, New York, NY:  McGraw Hill, 2012. ISBN:  9780078025631.
    * A CONNECT package is recommended.
  • BUSN 5000-ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
    Organizational Behavior and Management, 10th edition, John M. Ivancevich, Robert Konopaske and Michael T. Matteson.  McGraw-Hill Irwin Company (2014).  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, 8th edition, William H. Shaw, Wadsworth.  Cengage Learning.  ISBN-13:  9781133943075.

    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 5315-SMALL BUSINESS & ENTREPRENEURSHIP (online)
    Entrepreneurship,  9th edition.  Hisrich R., Peters, M., & Shepherd, D. (2013).  Boston:  McGraw Hill.  ISBN -10:  0078029198, ISBN-13:  9780078029196.
  • BUSN 5320-QUANTITATIVE METHODS IN BUSINESS
    Essentials of Statistics for Business and Economics (Revised, 6th edition),  Anderson, D. R., Sweeney, D. J., & Williams, T. A. (2012) South-Western Pub.  ISBN:  9781111533847.

    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 5344-STRATEGIC ISSUES IN HUMAN RESOURCES (online)
    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 (online)
    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, 10th Edition, by Ross, Westerfield, and Jaffe (2013). McGraw- Hill Irwin, ISBN:  9780078034770. 
  • BUSN 5381-FINANCIAL PLANNING (online)
    PFIN 3rd Edition by Gitman, Joehnk and Billingsley Student edition ISBN-13:  9781285082578.
  • BUSN 5384-INCOME TAXATION AND FUNDAMENTALS OF ESTATE PLANNING
    PFIN 3rd Edition by Gitman, Joehnk and Billingsley Student edition ISBN-13:  9781285082578.
    BUSN 6300-BUSINESS POLICY AND
    STRATEGICPLANNING (online)
    Crafting & Executing Strategy:  The Quest for Competitive Advantage, Concepts and Cases, 19th edition, Thompson, Arthur A., Peteraf, Margaret A., Gamble, John E., and Strickland III, A. J.  New York, NY:  McGraw-Hill, 2014.  ISBN:  0078029503.
  • ECON 5310-MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS (online)
    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 (online)
    A Framework for Marketing Management (5th edition), Kotler, Philip & Keller, Kevin.  Upper Saddle River, NJ:  Prentice Hall (2012).  ISBN:  0-13-9780132539302.

    Annual Editions.  Marketing 12/13.  Richardson, John E.  New York, NY:  McGraw-Hill (2011).  ISBN  9780073528700.

Textbooks - Fall 2014

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 5000-ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
    Organizational Behavior and Management, 10th edition, John M. Ivancevich, Robert Konopaske and Michael T. Matteson.  McGraw-Hill Irwin Company (2014).  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, 8th edition, William H. Shaw, Wadsworth.  Cengage Learning.  ISBN-13:  9781133943075.

    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 5320-QUANTITATIVE METHODS IN BUSINESS 
    Essentials of Statistics for Business and Economics (Revised, 6th edition),  Anderson, D. R., Sweeney, D. J., & Williams, T. A. (2012) South-Western Pub.  ISBN:  9781111533847.

    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 5341-HUMAN RESOURCE SELECTION AND PLACEMENT
    Strategic Staffing, 2nd edition, Phillips, J. M. & gully, S. M. (2011).  Upper Saddle River, NJ:  Pearson.  ISBN-10:  0136109748, ISBN-13:  9780136109747.
  • 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, 10th Edition, by Ross, Westerfield, and Jaffe (2013). McGraw- Hill Irwin, ISBN:  9780078034770. 
  • BUSN 5382-Investments and Portfolio Management
    PFIN 3rd Edition by Gitman, Joehnk and Billingsley Student edition ISBN-13:  9781285082578.
  • ECON 5310-MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
    Managerial Economics, 11th edition, by Thomas, C. R. and Maurice, S. C.  New York, NY:  McGraw-Hill (2011). ISBN:  9780078021718.