Dear Colleagues,

I am looking for a faculty member who is interested in writing an  
International Business Textbook or a Finance textbook.  Or even  
better, I am looking for a book already written that doesn't yet have  
a publisher.  Textbook prices are often over $200/student, leading  
many faculty to limit the use of textbooks and leading students to  
purchase "alternative" versions:)  After years of frustration, I (and  
a few other faculty) started a publishing organization to publish free  

The revenue model is 25% author, 75% publisher split (most publishers  
are around 15%).  The text will always be available for any student to  
read and any professor to use in their courses free of charge. Or,  
professors can choose to have the students pay $20 per semester for  
enhanced services (automatic grading, highlighting features, grade  
book, test bank, rearranging chapters/text, etc.).  We believe this  
model will not only benefit students in both developed and developing  
countries, but will also provide increased revenues for authors.

To see an example of a recent publication, see  The  
book has only been out for a month and already has over 20  
universities who have adopted it.  If you would like to partner in  
revolutionizing the textbook industry and fixing the high cost, please  
contact me.  We are initially focusing on introductory books, but we  
are also open to more specialized textbooks as well.



Chad Albrecht, Ph.D.
Huntsman School of Business
Utah State University
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