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MBA Bootcamp: Books
& eBooks

Resources for the incoming MBAs to the Ross School of Business.

eBook Resources

Kresge Library and the University of Michigan provide access to a large number of ebook packages that cover virtually all topics.  Here are a selection of resources that cover emerging markets and Base of the Pyramid issues.

Very Short Introductions

While you definitely know about business, a refresher never hurt anyone.  Here are some great concise readings from Oxford that help you brush up on your definitions and business knowledge.

Very Short Introductions (Oxford University Press)

NOTE: Offer concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas from Climate to Consciousness, Game Theory to Ancient Warfare, Privacy to Islamic History, Economics to Literary Theory.  Limited to 3 concurrent users.

Browse by Subject (across top) - Choose “Business and Management” 

  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Organizations



Find Books at MLibrary (Mirlyn)

Some Key eBooks

Open-source Textbooks

Open Stax College Textbooks (Rice University)

Excellent open-source textbooks you can read and review for free (from Rice University).

Books of note include: