Winter 2016 and Spring 2017

This page lists the required textbooks for upcoming courses. Unless noted, all materials are required and should be brought to the first class meeting. Choose your location:
 

Charges for course materials (Harvard cases, assessments, simulations, or hard copy course packets) will be billed to your U-Bill. You will not be charged if you drop the course before the drop deadline (see details).

Ordering information  

Cedar Rapids

Core courses

MBA:8110 EXC—Marketing Management—Instructor: Mark Winkler
Required text: Dawn Iacobucci, Marketing Management, 5th Edition. ISBN-13: 978-1-337-100304.

MBA:8120 EXC—Management in Organizations—Instructor: Scott Seibert
No textbook required. Each student will also download a coursepack at an additional cost.

MBA:8140 EXC—Corporate Financial Reporting—Instructor: Paul Hribar
Required text: Easton, P.D., J.J. Wilde, R.F. Halsey, and M. McAnally, Financial Accounting for MBAs, 6th Edition, 2015, Cambridge Business Publishers. ISBN: 978-1-61853-100-1. Please note that this is the SIXTH EDITION (the previous editions are out-of-date).

MBA:8150 EXC—Business Analytics—Instructor: Rick Jerz
Required text: Douglas A. Lind, William G Marchal, and Samuel A. Wathen, Statistical Techniques in Business & Economics 15th Edition, McGraw Hill Irwin, 2012. ISBN: 978-0-07-340180-5. The 13th, 14th or 16th editions will also work. I recommend getting the version that best suits your budget. This textbook is a good reference, and it also provides many solved problems.

MBA:8180 EXC—Managerial Finance—Instructor: Anand Vijh
Required text: Jonathan Berk and Perter DeMarzo, Corporate Finance, 3rd edition, Pearson series in finance. ISBN-13: 978-0133424157. Students should use any version of textbook, including international editions. Having some edition of the textbook is advisable.

MBA:8240 EXC—Operations and Supply Chain—Instructor: Wes Boyce
Required text:  Cachon and Terwiesch, Matching Supply with Demand, 3rd edition, McGraw Hill, 2013. ISBN: 978-0073525204. Each student also will download a Harvard Business Review coursepack at an additional cost.

MBA:8310 EXC—Business Integration—Scott Arneson
No required text. We will use the Marketplace simulation in place of a book. It can be purchased the first night with a credit card (and laptop).

Electives

FIN:9310 EXC—Corporate Financial Strategy—Instructor: Yiming Qian
No textbook required.

MGMT:9110 EXC—Dynamics of Negotiations—Instructor: Brady Firth
No textbook required. Each student will be charged a fee of approximately $40 on their U-bill for exercises and cases.

MGMT:9250 EXC—Managing Employee Performance—Instructor: Andrew Hosmanek
Required text: Aguinis, H. (2013). Performance Management (3rd edition). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall. ISBN: 0-13-255638-3. Each student also will download a coursepack at an additional cost.

MSCI:6070 EXC—Data Science—Instructor: Wenjun Wang
Required texts: Foster Provost and Tom Fawcett, Data Science for Business: What you need to know about data mining and data-analytic thinking, O'Reilly, 2013. ISBN: 978-1-449-36132-7; Graham Williams, Data Mining with Rattle and R: The Art of Excavating Data for Knowledge Discovery, Springer, 2011. ISBN: 978-1-4419-9889-7.

MSCI:9110 EXC—Advanced Analytics—Instructor: Patrick Johanns
Required text: Bertsimas, D. and R.M. Freund, Data, Models, and Decisions: The Fundamentals of Management Science, ISBN 0-9759146-0-X

Winter Session

MGMT:9090 EXC—Influence and Constructive Persuasion—Instructor: Patrick Highland
No required textbook. Each will student will download a coursepack at an additional cost.

Intersession

MBA:8210 EXC—Global Business Strategy—Instructor: Mikhail Grachev

MGMT:9120 EXC—Leadership and Personal Development—Instructor: Virginia Wilson-Peters
Required texts: Arbinger Institute, Leadership and Self Deception (Getting out of the Box). Barrett-Koehler Publishers Inc., Jan. 2010. ISBN: 978-1576759776; Bill George, Discover Your True North, 2015 edition. ISBN: 978-1-119-08294-1. There also will be a 360 Leadership assessment which every student will be required to take. Each student will be charged approximately $140 on their U-bill.

MGMT:9350 EXC—Marketing Communication & Promotions—Instructor: Nancy Abrams

Iowa City

Intersession

FIN:9350 EXP—Wealth Management—Instructor: Jeffrey Hart

Des Moines

Core

MBA:8110 EXD—Marketing Management—Instructor: Mark Winkler
Required text: Dawn Iacobucci, Marketing Management, 5th Edition. ISBN-13: 978-1-337-100304.

MBA:8120 EXD—Management in Organizations—Instructor: Virginia Wilson-Peters
Required text: Gallup, First Break all the Rules, 2016 Edition, ISBN: 978-1-59562-111-5. PLEASE BE SURE TO PURCHASE THIS UPDATED BOOK and not the older book from 1999. Each student also will download a Harvard Business Review coursepack at an additional cost. 

MBA:8140 EXD—Corporate Financial Reporting—Instructor: Doug DeJong
Required text: Roman Weil, Katherine Schipper, and Jennifer Francis, Financial Reporting: An Introduction to Concepts, Methods, and Uses, 14th Edition (IMPORTANT - second printing). ISBN: 1978-1-111-82345-0. Each student also will need to complete an online assessment before the first class date. Please note that this assessment will take up to 15 hours. See the course ICON site for more information.

MBA:8150 EXD—Business Analytics—Instructor: Patrick Johanns
Required text: D. Bertsimas and R.M. Freund, Data, Models, and Decisions: The Fundamentals of Management Science. ISBN: 0-9759146-0-X.

MBA:8160 EXD—Managerial Economics— Instructor: A’amer Farooqi
No required text. Each student will download a coursepack at an additional cost.

MBA:8180 EXD—Managerial Finance—Instructor: Dirk Lashanzky
Required text: Brealey, Myers, and Allen, Principles of Corporate Finance, 12th Edition, McGraw Hill. ISBN: 978-1-259-14438-7.

MBA:8240 EXD—Operations and Supply Chain—Instructor: Phil Jones
No textbook required.

MBA:8310 EXD—Business Integration—Instructor: Robert Stahlin
No required text. We will use the Marketplace simulation in place of a book. It can be purchased the first night with a credit card (and laptop).

Electives

ENTR:9000 EXD—Developing Professional Service Business—Instructor: David Hensley
Required texts: David Maister, Managing the Professional Service Firm, ISBN: 978-0-684-83431-3; and David Kuhlman, Leading Firms, ISBN: 978-1-59079-957-4. Both are available on Amazon. Each student will also download a coursepack at an additional cost.

FIN:9010 EXD—Contemporary Topics in Finance: Corporate & Financial Risk Management—Instructor: Richard Peter
No textbook required. Each student will download a coursepack at an additional cost.

MKTG:9330 EXD—Product & Pricing Management—Instructor: John Murry
No textbook required. Each student will download a coursepack at an additional cost.

MSCI:6060 EXD—Data Programming in R—Instructor: Benjamin Margolin
No text required.

MSCI:6130 EXD—Applied Optimization—Instructor:  Sam Burer
No textbook required.

MSCI:9110 EXD—Advanced Analytics—Instructor: Kurt Anstreicher
Required text: James R. Evans, Statistics, Data Analysis and Decision Modeling, Fourth Edition, Prentice Hall, 2010. ISBN: 978-0-13-606600-2.

Winter Session

MSCI:9130 EXD—Lean Process Improvement—Instructors: Phil Jones and Kimberly Wayne
No required textbook.

MGMT:9230 EXD—Managing and Preventing Conflict—Instructors: Jay Christensen-Szylanski and Lon Moeller
Textbook is provided free through ICON. Each student will also be charged a fee of approximately $15 on their U-bill for a coursepack.

Intersession

MGMT:9130 EXD—Strategic Management of Change—Instructor: Sara Rynes

MGMT:9220 ED—Maximizing Team Performance—Instructor: Gale Mote

Quad Cities

Core

MBA:8120 EXQ—Management in Organizations—Instructor: Amy Colbert
No text is required. Each student will download a Harvard Review coursepack at an additional cost.

MBA:8140 EXQ—Corporate Financial Reporting—Instructor: Bob Hartman
Required text:  Easton, P.D., J.J. Wild, R.F. Halsey, and M. McAnally, Financial Accounting for MBAs, 6th Edition, Cambridge Business Publishers, 2015. Please note that this is the 6th edition. ISBN: 978-1-61853-100-1.

MBA:8160 EXQ—Managerial Economics—Instructor: Don Szeszycki
No text is required. Each student also will download a coursepack at an additional cost.

MBA:8240 EXQ—Operations and Supply Chain—Instructor: Wes Boyce
Required text: Cachon and Terwiesch, Matching Supply with Demand, 3rd edition, McGraw Hill, 2013. ISBN 978-0013525204. Each student also will download a coursepack at an additional cost.

MBA:8310 EXQ—Business Integration—Instructor: Jon Gray
No required text. We will use the Marketplace simulation in place of a book. It can be purchased the first night with a credit card (and laptop).

Electives

MGMT:9250 EXQ—Managing Employee Performance—Instructor: Maria Kraimer
Required text: Herman Aguinis, Performance Management, 3rd Edition (1st or 2nd also acceptable), Pearson. ISBN-10:0-13-255638-3, ISBN-13:978-0-13-255638-5. Each student also will download a Harvard Review coursepack at an additional cost.

MKTG:9330 EXQ – Product & Pricing Management – Instructor: John Murray
No textbook required. Each student will download a coursepack at an additional cost.

MSCI:9110 EXQ— Advanced Analytics—Instructor: Mark Bennett
Required text: Dimitris Bertsimas and Robert Freund, Data, Models, and Decisions: The Fundamentals of Management Science, Dynamic Ideas, 2004. ISBN: 9780975914601.

MSCI:9185:0EXQ—Project Management—Instructor: Wayne Kaul
Required texts: Verzuh, Eric, The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management, (Fifth Edition), John Wiley & Sons, 2016, ISBN: 9781119086574; and Project Management Institute, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide, Fifth Edition), 2013. ISBN:10:9781935589679 . Each student also will receive two case studies at an additional cost. These case studies will be delivered on the first day of class.

MSCI:9230 EXQ – Database Systems – Instructor: Rick Jerz
Required text: Jeffrey A. Hoffer, Ramesh Venkataraman, and Heikki Topi, Modern Database Management, 11th or 12th Edition, Prentice Hall. ISBN: 9780132662253 or 9780133544619.

Intersession

MGMT:9230 EXQ—Managing and Preventing Conflict—Instructors: Jay Christensen-Szylanski and Lon Moeller
Free textbook provided by instructors. Each student also will download a coursepack at an additional cost.

Web

Electives

MBA:8150 EXW – Business Analytics – Instructor: Rick Jerz
Required text: Douglas A. Lind, William G Marchal, and Samuel A. Wathen, Statistical Techniques in Business & Economics, 15th Edition, McGraw Hill Irwin, 2012. ISBN: 978-0-07-340180-5. The 13th, 14th or 16th editions also will work. This is a good reference textbook, which provides many solved problems.

MBA:8210 EXW – Global Business Strategy – Instructor: Marketa Rickley
No textbook is required.  Each student will also download a coursepack for approximately $55.

MKTG:9010 EXW – Contemporary Topics in Marketing – Instructor: Matt Cardoni
No required text.

MKTG:9165 EXW – Digital Marketing Analytics – Instructor: Goutam Chakraborty and Gary Gaeth
No required text.

GLO

MBA:8500 EXG - Seminar in International Business: Going & Growing Global in the Czech Republic, Austria, and Hungary -  Instructor: Marketa Rickely

Ordering information

Textbooks

All textbooks are available through Iowa Book and Supply unless otherwise noted. (Click on Extension Courses, then select your course number and section.) Iowa Book and Supply will ship your purchases to you. Prices can be found on the company website. ISBN numbers listed are per Iowa Book and Supply and may not be valid for online vendors. 

You are welcome to use online vendors to purchase textbooks, but please be careful to purchase the correct item and edition, and ensure shipping is managed so the books are in hand prior to the first day of class.

Jumpbooks

If you see a listing for a "Jumpbook," it's a digital version of the textbook. They're significantly less expensive than the hard copy, but have no resale value and are good for one semester only. It's offered as an alternative to the hard copy book.

Electronic course packets

Students will be notified of how to access electronic course packets by the instructor on ICON. They are not available elsewhere or through Iowa Book and Supply.