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|K||Economics, Finance, Business and Management
Use all K* codes for: specialist (professional and academic) and general adult titles, but see also VS* codes for practical approaches to many topics. Use all K* codes with: other subject categories and qualifiers where appropriate
|KJ||Business and Management
Use all KJ* codes for: academic, specialist and professional level works.
Prefer: VS* codes for practical advice for the general reader
|KJB||Business studies: general|
Use for: works on business and the effect of new technologies, strategies, innovation in business.
See also: KJH Entrepreneurship
|KJE||E-commerce: business aspects
Class here: electronic commerce, internet commerce. Use for: works about the buying and selling of goods or services using the internet, and the transfer of money and data to execute these transactions.
See also: KJSG Online marketing
|KJG||Business ethics and social responsibility|
|KJJ||Business and the environment; ‘green’ approaches to business|
Class here: getting or giving advice about running a business, including obtaining grants, subsidies, research funding
|KJM||Management and management techniques
See also: VSC Advice on careers and achieving success
|KJP||Business communication and presentation|
|KJQ||Business mathematics and systems|
|KJR||Corporate governance: role and responsibilities of boards and directors
Class here: role and responsibilities of company secretary etc.
See also: KJG Business ethics and social responsibility
|KJS||Sales and marketing
Class here: general works on selling techniques, sales skills.
See also: KJMV7 Sales and marketing management
See also: PBW Applied mathematics
|KJU||Organizational theory and behaviour
Class here: Organizational change management (OCM)
|KJV||Ownership and organization of enterprises|
|KJW||Office and workplace|
|KJZ||History of specific companies / corporate history
See also: NHTK Industrialisation and industrial history
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