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Ross Summer Connection: Business
Basics

Guide for Students in the RSC - Ross Summer Connection

Business 101

Here are some resources that will get you quickly introduced to the world of business.

Very Short Introductions (Oxford University Press)

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Browse by Subject (across top) - Choose “Business and Management” - Available topics as of May 7, 2015:

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

 

 

eBooks

A great way to learn more about businesses is to use the Kresge Library ebook resources.  These are all web-based and can be used through a web browser or (on occasion) as a PDF download.

When searching for eBooks - also use MIRLYN, the Michigan Library catalog.

Google Scholar Search

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U-M Library Catalog Search

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