The Chapter Summaries are concise descriptions that highlight the key topics in each chapter.
Here we provide a complete listing of Web links to the real-world companies mentioned in the text. A Hot Links to Real Companies icon next to a company name in the text indicates that you can find a link to that company's web site here.
If you want to ACE the course, take these sample true/false and multiple-choice chapter quizzes to see how well prepared you are before studying for or taking your exams.
Check Figures provide key numbers in the solutions to the problems at the end of each chapter. You can find the Check Figures at the beginning of the textbook as well.
Each chapter begins with clearly stated learning objectives, which are included here. The learning objectives serve as a valuable road map; each one is keyed to a chapter discussion and related assignment material; they are used throughout the text and ancillary package.
Ready Notes are online versions of the instructor's PowerPoint Slides. They can be printed easily so that you may write notes directly on them during the lecture.