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Ross Executive Education Program Resources: Business

Resources for participants in the Executive Education extended programs.

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




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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