Business Management and Career Development

See also “Content Development.”


Gehlhar, M. (2008). The fashion designer survival guide: Start and run your own fashion business (Rev. exp. ed.). New York, NY: Kaplan.

Financial Professionals

Demoss, G., & Anthony, M. (2001). The financial professional’s guide to persuading 1 or 1,000. Chicago, IL: Dearborn.

Drozdeck, S. (2003). The mega producers: Secrets of financial services superstars to lead you to the top. Chicago, IL: Dearborn.

Koreto, R. J. (2004). Run it like a business: Top financial planners weigh in on practice management. Chicago, IL: Dearborn.

Schreiber, D. (2001). Building a world-class financial services business. Chicago, IL: Dearborn.

Food and Beverage

Hall, S. F. (2008). Sell your specialty food: Market, distribute, and profit from your kitchen creation. New York, NY: Kaplan.

Lewis, L. (2005). The Trader Joe’s adventure. Chicago, IL: Dearborn.

Moon, C. L., & Hostetter, S. A. (2015). Brew law 101: A legal guide to opening a brewery. San Diego, CA: The Craft Beer Attorney.

Rothbaum, N. (2007). The business of spirits: How savvy marketers, innovative distillers, and entrepreneurs changed how we drink. New York, NY: Kaplan.

Health Care Professionals

McCarthy, E. (2009). The malpractice cure: How to avoid the legal mistakes that doctors make. New York, NY: Kaplan.

Vallano, A. T. (2008). Your career in nursing (5th ed.). New York, NY: Kaplan.

Information Technology (see also “Computer Programming/Information Technology” main section)

McMillan, T. (2007). Change your career: Computer security as your new profession. New York, NY: Kaplan.

Meeker, H. (2015). Open source for business: A practical guide to open source software licensing. North Charleston, SC: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.

Meeker, H. (2017). Open source for business: A practical guide to open source software licensing (2nd ed.). North Charleston, SC: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.

Job Search

Greene, B. (2008). Get the interview every time: Proven strategies from Fortune 500 hiring professionals. New York, NY: Dearborn.

Law and Law Enforcement

Ennico, C. (2009). The partner track: How to go from associate to partner in any law firm. New York, NY: Kaplan.

Forbes, W. T. (2008). The investigation of crime. New York, NY: Kaplan.

Goldberg, G. G. (2009). Practical lawyering: The skills you did not learn in law school. New York, NY: Kaplan.

Hahn, I. (2009). Building a Better Legal Profession’s guide to law firms: The law student’s guide to finding the perfect law firm job. New York, NY: Kaplan.

Hermann, R. L. (2009). The lawyer’s guide to success in any job market. New York, NY: Kaplan.

Morley, P. (2008). Report writing for criminal justice professionals: Learn to write and interpret police reports. New York, NY: Kaplan.

Nikkel, B. (2016). Practical forensic imaging: Securing digital evidence with Linux tools. San Francisco, CA: No Starch Press.

Wynn, M. (2008). Rising through the ranks: Leadership tools and techniques for law enforcement. New York, NY: Kaplan.

Leadership and Supervision

Chandler, D. B. (2017). Strategic corporate social responsibility (4th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE. (Including ancillary material for instructors and test bank questions)

Chester, E. (2005). Getting them to give a damn: How to get your front line to care about your bottom line. Chicago, IL: Dearborn.

Duke Corporate Education. (2006). Changing roles: Avoiding the transition traps. Chicago, IL: Dearborn.

Grzelakowski, M. (2005). Mother leads best: Fifty women who are changing the way organizations define leadership. Chicago, IL: Dearborn.

Holland, D. (2001). Red zone management. Chicago, IL: Dearborn.

Hutcheson, J. O. (2002). Portraits of success: 9 keys to sustaining value in any business. Chicago, IL: Dearborn.

Kostner, J. (2001). Bionic eteamwork. Chicago, IL: Kaplan Business.

Price, B., & Ritcheske, G. (2001). True leaders: How exceptional CEOs and presidents make a difference by building people and profits. Chicago, IL: Dearborn.

Prosser, D. F. (2014). Saying how it’s going to be.

Prosser, D. F. (2015). Thirteeners: Why only 13 percent of companies successfully execute their strategy—and how yours can be one of them. Austin, TX: Greenleaf Book Group.

Spiegel, R. (2001). Net strategy: Charting the digital course for your company’s growth. Chicago, IL: Dearborn.

Stone, F. (2003). The essential new manager’s kit. Chicago, IL: Dearborn.

Underwood, J. (2004). What’s your corporate IQ? How the smartest companies learn, transform, lead. Chicago, IL: Dearborn.

Motivation/Life Coaching

Ramirez, E., & Barrett, C. (2008). Direct your own life: How to be a star in any field you choose! New York, NY: Kaplan.

Sanduski, S., & Carson, R. (2007). Avalanche: The 9 principles for uncovering true wealth. New York, NY: Kaplan.

Nonprofit Sector

Beckwith, S. L. (2006). Publicity for nonprofits: Generating media exposure that leads to awareness, growth, and contributions. Chicago, IL: Dearborn.

Chen, H. T. (2015). Practical program evaluation: Theory-driven evaluation and the integrated evaluation perspective (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Coley, S. M., & Scheinberg, C. A. (2007). Proposal writing (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Soriano, F. I. (2013). Conducting needs assessments: A multidisciplinary approach (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Public Sector

Battaglio, R. P., Jr. (2015). Public human resource management: Strategies and practice in the 21st century. Thousand Oaks, CA: CQ Press.

Chen, G. G., Weikart, L. A., & Williams, D. W. (2015). Budget tools: Financial methods in the public sector (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: CQ Press.


Hill, B., & Power, D. (2005). The making of a bestseller: Success stories from authors and the editors, agents, and booksellers behind them. Chicago, IL: Dearborn.

Real Estate Professionals

Babb, D., & Lazo, A. (2007). Real estate v2.0: A professional’s guide to dynamic websites, blogs, and podcasts. New York, NY: Kaplan.

Baker, T. (2007). The real estate professional’s handbook for for starting and running a successful business. New York, NY: Kaplan.

Irlander, S. (2008). Modern real estate practice in New York for salespersons (10th ed.). Chicago, IL: Kaplan.

White, D. A. (2008). Maryland real estate practice & law. Chicago, IL: Kaplan.


Anthony, M. (2003). Selling with emotional intelligence. Chicago, IL: Dearborn.

Clark, K. A. (2004). Brandscendence: Three essential elements of enduring brands. Chicago, IL: Dearborn.

Ludwig, G. (2004). Power selling: Seven strategies for cracking the sales code. Chicago, IL: Dearborn.

Marcinelli, S. (2017). Innovation secrets from the front lines: A business leader’s guide to creating new sources of growth and profits. Naples, FL: Innovative Solutions.

Schawbel, D. (2009). Me 2.0: Build a powerful brand to achieve career success. New York, NY: Kaplan.

Shonka, M., & Kosch, D. (2002). Beyond selling value: A proven process to avoid the vendor trap. Chicago, IL: Dearborn.

Solomon, R. (2008). The art of client service: 58 things every advertising & marketing professional should know (rev. ed.). New York, NY: Kaplan.

Stein, D. (2004). How winners sell: Twenty-one proven strategies to outsell your competition and win the big sale. Chicago, IL: Dearborn.

Thull, J. (2005). The prime solution: Close the value gap, increase margins, and win the complex sale. Chicago, IL: Dearborn.

Webb, M., & Gorman, T. (2006). Sales and marketing the Six Sigma way. Chicago, IL: Dearborn.

Winsor, J. (2004). Beyond the brand: Why engaging the right customers is essential to winning in business. Chicago, IL: Dearborn.


Chambers, C. E. (2017). Getting to rich: Converting the dream to reality. (Unpublished manuscript on personal finance)

Fink, S. (2003). Sticky fingers: Managing the global risk of economic espionage. Chicago, IL: Dearborn.

Gase, T. R. (2007). The small business savings plan: 101 tactics for controlling costs and boosting the bottom line. New York, NY: Kaplan.

Spencer, C. M. (2006). The eBay entrepreneur. Chicago, IL: Dearborn.

Yost, M. (2006). Tailgating, sacks, and salary caps: How the NFL became the most successful sports league in history. Chicago, IL: Dearborn.