Many thanks to Beth Lang Golub, Don Fowley, Elizabeth Mills, Thomas Kulesa, Wendy Ashenberg, Lisa Gee, Andre Legaspi, Kevin Holm, and John Curley at John Wiley & Sons, and Vickie Piercey at Publishing Services for their help with this project. An especially deep acknowledgment and thanks goes to Cindy Johnson for her hard work, sound judgment, and amazing attention to detail.
I am grateful to Jose Cordova, University of Louisiana, Monroe, Amitava Kar-maker, University of Wisconsin, Stout, Khaled Mansour, Washtenaw Community College, Patricia McDermott-Wells, Florida International University, Brent Seales, University of Kentucky, Donald Smith, Columbia College, and David Woolbright, Columbus State University, for their excellent work on the supplemental material. Thank you also to Jose-Arturo Mora-Soto, Jesica Rivero-Espinosa, and Julio-Angel Cano-Romero of the University of Madrid for their contribution of business exercises.
Many thanks to the individuals who provided feedback, reviewed the manuscript, made valuable suggestions, and brought errors and omissions to my attention. They include:
Lynn Aaron, SUNY Rockland Community College
Karen Arlien, Bismarck State College
Jay Asundi, University of Texas, Dallas
Eugene Backlin, DePaul University
William C. Barge, Trine University
Bruce J. Barton, Suffolk County Community College
Sanjiv K. Bhatia, University of Missouri, St. Louis
Anna Bieszczad, California State University, Channel Islands
Jackie Bird, Northwestern ...