Recent Books

  • Marketing Management (12th edition) Kevin Lane Keller, Philip Kotler
    Prentice Hall, 2005

    Updated, with several hundred mini-case studies, this is the definitive marketing text. It challenges the reader to apply key skills in analyzing real marketing examples. Learning aids are available online and referenced in the book. Based on extensive user feedback, Kotler and Keller focused on preserving the strengths and core topics from previous editions, while carefully tightening coverage in every chapter for greater clarity. By organizing the text into eight parts of related material, a more modular approach, instructors have greater flexibility.

  • Managerial Accounting: An Introduction to Concepts, Methods and Uses (eighth edition) Clyde P. Stickney, Michael Maher, Roman L. Weil
    South-Western Publishers, 2003

    The updated eighth edition of this classic text for MBA programs offers balanced coverage of concepts, methods, and uses of managerial accounting with an increasingly strong emphasis on strategic management issues. This approach helps to focus on concepts and managerial uses of financial information rather than techniques of cost accounting.

  • Financial Reporting and Statement Analysis: A Strategic Perspective (fifth edition) Clyde P. Stickney, Paul R. Brown, James Wahlen
    South-Western Publishers, 2003

    The book’s premise is that students learn financial statement analysis most effectively by performing the analysis on actual companies. Students learn to integrate concepts from economics, business strategy, accounting, and other business disciplines. Text is designed for courses on financial reporting found in accounting, finance, and economics departments. Suitable for both capstone and MBA courses.

  • Strategic Brand Management: Building, Measuring, and Managing Brand Equity (second edition) Kevin Lane Keller
    Prentice Hall, 2003

    Written by today’s leading authority on brand management, incorporating the latest thinking and developments from both academia and industry, this text is finely focused on “how-to” and “why” throughout. It provides specific tactical guidelines for planning, building, measuring, and managing brand equity and includes numerous examples on virtually every topic, with over 100 Branding Briefs that identify successful and unsuccessful brands and explain why they have been so.

  • Best Practice Cases in Branding Kevin Lane Keller
    Prentice Hall, 2003

    A perfect accompaniment to Strategic Brand Management, by the same author, Best Practice Cases in Branding is a casebook that focuses on brands such as Accenture, Intel, Levi-Strauss, Nike, MTV, Red Bull, Snapple, and Starbucks. It is an invaluable resource for business professors developing brand-building skills.

  • What Really Works William F. Joyce, Nitin Nohria, Bruce Robertson
    HarperBusiness, May 2003

    A result of the world’s first large-scale, statistically rigorous study of the most reliable indicators of enduring business success, What Really Works presents the clear correlation between sustainable performance and eight areas of management practice. The 4+2 formula reveals that if a company succeeds in the four primary practices presented and any two of the four secondary ones, it has a 90 percent chance of becoming a winner.