American Indian business : principles and practices/ Ed. by Deanna M. Kennedy ... [et.al.]
Contributor(s): Kennedy, Deanna M.Ed.Publisher: Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2017Description: xxiii, 221 p.ISBN: 9780295742090.Subject(s): Indian business enterprises -- United States | Indians of North America | Indians of North America | Business | Tribal government -- United StatesDDC classification: 338.708 997 Online resources: Click here to access online
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
A brief history of American Indian business -- Embracing cultural tradition: historic business activity by Native people in the western United States -- American Indian entrepreneurship -- Business strategy: building competitive advantage in American Indian firms -- The business law of the third sovereign: legal aspects of doing business in Indian country -- Legal forms of organization -- Tribal finance and economic development: the fight against economic leakage -- High stakes negotiation: Indian gaming and tribal/state compacts -- American Indian leadership practices -- Business ethics and Native American values -- Coyote learns to manage a health program -- A Native American values infused approach to human resources -- Service management for Native American customers -- Native Americans and marketing: a paradoxical relationship.
"Although there are business programs at nearly 40 tribal colleges and universities, and courses focused on American Indian business practices at additional institutions, no reader or textbook exists for use in these courses. The editors of and co-authors of this proposed volume seek to help business school graduates work more effectively both with and within American Indian communities. Taken together, the essays will help create greater awareness of tribal economies and organizations and their relationship with the dominant culture, facilitate cross-cultural dialogue and understanding, and build public policies that enhance economic self-sufficiency and cultural integrity. Chapters include the following: history of American Indian business; economic sustainability, self-determination, and sovereignty; organization and management; marketing; leadership; human resource management; tribal finance; business strategy; American Indian business law; tribal gaming operations; economic development; entrepreneurship; technology and data management; business ethics; service management; taxation; accounting; and healthcare management."--Provided by publisher.