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Essentials of Contemporary Business by David L. Kurtz, Louis E. Boone

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The Changing Face of Business

Learning Objectives

image Define the term business.

image Identify and describe the factors of production.

image Describe the private enterprise system.

image Identify the six eras in the history of business.

image Explain how today's business workforce and the nature of work itself are changing.

image Identify the skills and attributes needed for the 21st century manager.

image Outline the characteristics that make a company admired.

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