Higher Education

Simulation, 9th Edition

  • Judy Read Portland Community College
  • Mary Lea Ginn Union Institute & University, Cincinnati OH
  • ISBN-10: 0538731427  |  ISBN-13: 9780538731423
  • 300 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2007, 2002, 1997
  • © 2011 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $98.00

About

Overview

This Simulation for Records Management provides realistic activities for filing and retrieval of both paper and electronic records in a business environment and is also compatible with ARMA (Association of Records Managers and Administrators, Inc.) guidelines. It is appropriate for records management courses covering filing and management of the records system. This simulation is a comprehensive compilation of projects including: Jobs 1-4 cover alphabetic rules using index cards (total of 54 cards). Jobs 5-7 cover correspondence using letters, memos, invoices, etc. Jobs 8 and 9 cover requisition, charge out, and transfer procedures. Jobs 1--13 cover subject correspondence, numeric, terminal digit numeric, and geographic filing (using correspondence). Students set up guides, folders, cross reference sheets. Microsoft Access is integrated into a separate activity within each "job".

Features and Benefits

  • Activities updated for Access 2007 and 2010.
  • It is appropriate for records management courses covering filing and management of the records system.

Table of Contents

Using the Records Management Simulation.
Alphabetic Indexing Rules.
Rule 1: Indexing Order of Units.
A. Personal Names.
B. Business Names.
Rule 2: Minor Words and Symbols in Business Names.
Rule 3: Punctuation and Possessives.
Rule 4: Single Letters and Abbreviations.
A. Personal Names.
B. Business Names.
Rule 5: Titles and Suffixes.
A. Personal Names.
B. Business Names.
Rule 6: Prefixes–Articles and Particles.
Rule 7: Numbers in Business Names.
Rule 8: Organizations and Institutions.
Rule 9: Identical Names.
Rule 10: Government Names.
A. Local and Regional Government Names.
B. State Government Names.
C. Federal Government Names.
D. Foreign Government Names.
Cross-Referencing.
Personal Names.
1. Unusual (Easily Confused) Names.
2. Hyphenated Surnames.
3. Alternate Names.
4. Similar Names.
Business Names.
1. Compound Names.
2. Abbreviations and Acronyms.
3. Popular and Coined Names.
4. Hyphenated Names.
5. Divisions and Subsidiaries.
6. Changed Names.
7. Similar Names.
8. Foreign Business Names.
9. Foreign Government Names.
Subjects Within an Alphabetic Arrangement.
Overview of Auric Systems, Inc.
Overview of Jobs 1–4.
Directions for Jobs 1–4.
Job 1 Alphabetic Filing Rules 1–4.
Job 2 Alphabetic Filing Rules 5–8.
Job 3 Alphabetic Filing Rules 9–10.
Job 4 Alphabetic Filing Rules 1–10.
Overview of Jobs 5–13.
Directions for Jobs 5–13.
Job 5 Correspondence Filing—Rules 1–5.
Job 6 Correspondence Filing—Rules 6–10.
Job 7 Correspondence Filing—Rules 1–10 and Tickler File Usage.
Job 8 Requisition and Charge-Out Procedures.
Job 9 Transfer Procedures.
Job 10 Subject Correspondence Filing.
Job 11 Consecutive Numeric Correspondence Filing.
Job 12 Terminal-Digit Numeric Correspondence Filing.
Job 13 Geographic Filing.

What's New

  • This simulation provides realistic activities for filing and retrieval of both paper and electronic records in a business environment and is also compatible with ARMA (Association of Records Managers and Administrators, Inc.) guidelines.

Learning Resource Bundles

Choose the textbook packaged with the resources that best meet your course and student needs. Contact your Learning Consultant for more information.

Bundle: Text + Simulation

ISBN-10: 0538457708  | ISBN-13: 9780538457705

List Price = $298.95  | CengageBrain Price = $298.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $225.00

This Bundle Includes:

  • Records Management
    List Price = $168.95  | CengageBrain Price = $168.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $127.00
  • Simulation
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ePack: Simulation for Read/Ginn's Records Management, 9th + VitalSource eBook

ISBN-10:  1305424263 | ISBN-13:  9781305424265

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  • Simulation
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Supplements

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Instructor Supplements

Study Guide  (ISBN-10: 0538731435 | ISBN-13: 9780538731430)

This Study Guide, which is designed to reinforce the material covered in the textbook, includes review of important terms, sample test questions, and practical activities to supplement the textbook exercises assigned by the instructor.

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Student Supplements

Study Guide  (ISBN-10: 0538731435 | ISBN-13: 9780538731430)

This Study Guide, which is designed to reinforce the material covered in the textbook, includes review of important terms, sample test questions, and practical activities to supplement the textbook exercises assigned by the instructor.

List Price = $78.95  | CengageBrain Price = $78.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $59.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Judy Read

Judith Read, M. Ed., is a professional educator who taught high school for nine years and has taught for more than 28 years at Portland Community College (PCC). She was named Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year by the Oregon Business Education Association and by the Oregon Vocational Association. She is now an adjunct instructor teaching distance classes for PCC, as well as an active member of ARMA International and the Oregon Chapter of ARMA. Read holds ARMA International certificates in Essentials of RIM and SharePoint Records Management.

Mary Lea Ginn

Mary Lea Ginn, Ph.D., is Director of International Student Services and the Institutional Review Board at Union Institute & University in Cincinnati, Ohio. Her professional experience includes positions as a university instructor, textbook development editor, and consulting editor in business and records management areas. Dr. Ginn has authored and co-authored four college-level textbooks.