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Note for Distance Learners
If you are on a satellite campus or taking classes online, you have the same access to library resources as students on the Alva campus. That includes books in our print collection, which we can deliver by mail or courier. See the Interlibrary Loan page for details:
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To get any new business idea off the ground or develop and better manage an existing business, you must have a plan—and if you need to raise finance to fund the business or get the approval of senior management, it must be a convincing plan. This comprehensive guide covers every aspect of preparing and using a business plan.
The gold standard of business information for the twenty-first century, Business will also be a source of inspiration and insight, with original essays from more than 150 world-renowned business thinkers, leaders, academics, and practitioners such as Charles Handy, Warren Bennis, Jim Collins, Thomas Petzinger Jr., Peter L. Bernstein, and John Seely Brown.