The textbook or books shown below are the books for your fall semester 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 5104: Managing Organizations
Professor: Lisbeth Claus
Textbook: No Text. Additional case packet required.
GSM 5103: Data Analysis, Modeling and Decision Making
Professor: Robert Walker
Textbook: Basic Business Statistics: Concepts and Applications (Berenson, Levine and Krehbiel). 12th Edition. ISBN-10:0132168383. Publisher: Prentice-Hall.
Note: Optional software licensing is not needed.
GSM 5105: Accounting for Managers
Professors: Kawika Pierson
Textbook: Financial and Managerial Accounting (Weygandt, Kimmel, Kieso). 2nd Edition.
ISBN:978-1118004234. Publisher: Wiley
GSM-5107: Marketing: Creating Satisfied Customers
Professor: Jameson Watts
Textbook: Market-Based Management (Best). 5th Edition.
ISBN:978-0132336536. Publisher: Pearson.
Note: Please be sure to buy the 5th Edition ... not the 6th edition.
GSM-5108: PACE I
Professors: Larry Ettner and Beth Ursin
Textbook 1: Strategic Planning for Public and Non-profit Organizations (Bryson). 4th Edition.
ISBN:978-0470392515. Publisher: Wiley
Textbook 2: This Land of Strangers (Hall). 2012.
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: Strengths Finder, (Rath). Must be a new copy - online version is acceptable.
Textbook 6: The Start-up of You, (Hoffman, Casncha),
ISBN:978-0-307-88890-7. Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Textbook 7 (optional): Jobs That Matter: Find a Stable, Fulfilling Career in Public Service. 2010 Edition. ISBN:978-1593577872. Publisher: Jist Works.
Note: Additional case packet required