Focusing on the service economy, and designed especially for non-economics majors, this practical text establishes a new and enduring blend of topics for an introudctory course in consumerism. It presses students to appreciate the world of markets and to clarify their personal priorities for decision-making as it introduces the fundamentals of markets, consumer choice, financial assessment, risk avoidance and other topics. The book features numerous illustartive examples, useful perspectives and practical guidelines on intelligent consumerism.Here the car justifies the repair. Though the owner will mutter and wonder, the rule of thumb suggests getting the new transmission. There is a caveat, however. If you think that the market undervalues the car (in resale), then a costly repair mayanbsp;...
|Author||:||Steven Dale Soderlind|
|Publisher||:||M.E. Sharpe - 2001-01-01|