Textbooks for Fall Semester Core Courses
This is a list of textbooks that will be required for fall semester 2014 core courses. You can buy your textbooks online or you can buy them from The Willamette Store when you arrive on campus. Willamette University's bookstore provides competitively-priced textbooks for all of your MBA classes. If you choose to buy your textbook from a source other than the Willamette Store, be sure to purchase the correct edition and ISBN number as listed below. "Additional case packets" will be required for some courses. These packets will be purchased after school starts.
GSM 5101 and 5102: Managing Organizations
Professor: Ashley Nixon
Textbook: Managing for the Future: Organizational Behavior and Processes, (Ancona, Kochan, Scully, Van Maanen, and Westney) 3rd Edition; ISBN: 978-0324055757.
Note: The text must be purchased online. Amazon is a good source. You can purchase it as a new book, used book, or rented book. This text will not be available in The Willamette Store.
GSM 5103: Data Analysis, Modeling and Decision Making
Professor: Robert Walker
Textbook: Basic Business Statistics (Berenson, Levine and Krehbiel). 12th Edition. ISBN-10: 0132168383. Publisher: Prentice-Hall.
Note: You only need the textbook. You do not need to purchase accompanying software.
GSM 5105: Accounting for Managers
Professors: Kawika Pierson
Textbook: Financial and Managerial Accounting (Weygandt). 1st Edition. ISBN: 978-1118004234 Publisher: Wiley
GSM-5107: Marketing: Creating Satisfied Customers
Professor: Elliot Maltz and Ryan Langan
Textbook: Market-Based Management (Roger Best). 6th Edition. Use ISBN: 0130387754 if you would like the electronic version of the 6th edition. Use
ISBN-13: 978-0130387752 if you want the paper version of the 6th edition. Publisher: Pearson.
The link to this textbook on Amazon is http://www.amazon.com/Market-Based-Management-Edition-Roger-Best/dp/0130387754/ref=dp_ob_title_bk?tag=donations09-20Note: Additional case packet required
GSM-5108: PACE I
Professors: Larry Ettner and Beth Ursin
Textbook 1: Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations. 4th Edition. ISBN:978-0470392515. Publisher: Jossey Bass
Textbook 2: This Land of Strangers. 2012 Edition. ISBN:978-1608322992. Publisher: Greenleaf
Textbook 3: How to Interview Like a Top MBA (Leanne). ISBN: 0-07-141827. Publisher: McGraw Hill
Textbook 4: The 2-Hour Job Search: Using Technology to Get the Right Job Faster (Dalton). 2012 Edition. ISBN: 978-1607741701. Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Textbook 5: Optional text: Jobs That Matter: Find a Stable, Fulfilling Career in Public Service. 2010 Edition. ISBN 978-1593577872. Publisher: Jist Works
Note: An additional text will be added at a later date. Also, additional case packet required