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D. Olson - MGMT405: International Management - Faculty Showcase at California State University, Bakersfield

D. Olson - MGMT405: International Management - Faculty Showcase at California State University, Bakersfield

This open textbook is being utilized in a management course for undergraduate business students by Dr. David Olson at California State University, Bakersfield. The open textbook provides an overview of the issues and topics covered in international business. Because this course had an abbreviated session on campus followed by a short-term study abroad component, there was less time to utilize a formal text and there was also a disincentive to carry a heavy text overseas. Therefore, the two main motivations for adopting an open source textbook were to provide students with an overview of the topic without the expense of a typical text and to allow the student to bring the material along without the physical weight and space associated with a traditional textbook. Students accessed the open... Show More

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