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Title:
Dictionary of business terms
Author:
Cross, Wilbur.
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Publication Information:
Englewood Cliff, N.J. : Prentice Hall, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
viii, 472 pages ; 24 cm
General Note:
Originally published as: Prentice Hall encyclopedic dictionary of business terms. c1995.
Language:
English
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Prentice Hall encyclopedic dictionary of business terms.
ISBN:
9780735200999
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Book

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Summary

Summary

Dictionary of Business Terms is a unique multi-purpose reference that makes business information easy to find, understand, and apply.


Author Notes

Wilbur Cross is the author/co-author of nearly 40 non-fiction books, including The Prentice Hall Small Business Model Letter Book. A former editor for Time, Inc., Mr. Cross is himself the owner of a small business.


Table of Contents

Preface
Nature and Scope of The Encyclopedic Dictionaryp. vi
Introduction
How to Use this Reference Workp. vii
Dictionaryp. 1
Essay Sectionp. 391
Part 1 Managementp. 393
Part 2 Resourcesp. 403
Part 3 Procedures and Regulationsp. 413
Part 4 Moneyp. 423
Part 5 Communicationsp. 431
Appendixp. 439
Largest Commercial Banks in the United Statesp. 439
Measuring Instrumentsp. 440
Roman Numeralsp. 441
Computer Terms and Phrasesp. 442
Major Business Schools in the United Statesp. 444
Foreign Currenciesp. 446
Foreign Words and Phrasesp. 448
Branches of Government of the United Statesp. 451
Government Systemsp. 452
United States Government Independent Agenciesp. 453
Prominent American Business Leaders of the Pastp. 455
Investment Terms and Phrasesp. 458
Legal or Public Holidaysp. 460
Mutual Funds as a Long-Term Investment Programp. 460
Authorized Postal Abbreviationsp. 462
Tax Formsp. 465
Common Abbreviations for General Termsp. 468
Metric Conversion Tablep. 472