Corporate Debt Management is an essential, practical and easy-to-read book . It summarizes in simple and clear terms the main theoretical contributions on the subject of debt decision choices and effectively illustrates their main managerial implications. Moreover, it adds to the management knowledge by providing practical examples on how to implement an optimal capital structure, using real financial data, and how to construct and use a debt management plan. The book also provides a clear management guide of the banking and capital markets instruments to design the most coherent financial structure for a company.
The Lean CFO
Author: Nicholas S. Katko
Publisher: CRC Press
This book is not about debits, credits, or accounting theory. Instead, it describes how a chief financial officer (CFO) becomes a Lean CFO by leading a company in developing and deploying a Lean management system. The finance team, business executives, and Lean leaders will all benefit from its forward-thinking improvement approach. Explaining why the CFO role is so critical for companies adopting a Lean business strategy, The Lean CFO: Architect of the Lean Management System illustrates the process of building and integrating a Lean management system into the overall Lean business strategy. It describes why CFOs should move their companies away from performance measures based on traditional manufacturing practices and into a Lean performance measurement system. In addition, it explains how to integrate a Lean management system with a Lean business strategy to drive financial success. Describes the logic behind why a Lean management system must replace a traditional management accounting system Discusses how flow can drive the financial success of Lean Demonstrates the need for constructing a value stream capacity measurement system Explains how to break your company away from using standard costing to run your business The book explains why you must move your company into value stream accounting, which reports your internal financial information by the real profit centers of your business, your value streams. It describes the strategic aspects of making money from a Lean business strategy and also details how to modify your enterprise resource planning system to support Lean rather than hinder it.
The Double Flame
Author: Octavio Paz
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
A collection of essays examines the themes of love and sex in literature, from Plato to modern fiction
The Nonprofit Economy
Author: Burton Allen WEISBROD
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Author: Daniel Andriessen, Rene Tissen, René Johannes Tissen
Publisher: Pearson Education
Weightless Wealth provides you with the practical tools to identify, assess and evaluate these intangible assets, and helps you to leverage them to their full potential, creating a high-growth, high-performance company.
A brilliant business needs a brilliant business plan and this is the book to help you write one. It will take you step by step through the process to help you build a business plan quickly and easily and then use it to build your business. This book introduces the basic concepts of business planning, shows you a swift and smart way to prepare a business plan and reveals how to use a business plan to run your business more effectively. This book is ideal if you need a plan to show your bank manager, small investors and employees, or to use as a chart for steering your business. It contains: - Step-by-step instructions on how to build your brilliant business plan from scratch. - A range of model plans for very different businesses to show you brilliant business planning in action. - Advice on what delights banks and investors, as well as what not to do.
Author: Robert G. Eccles, Michael P. Krzus
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Winner of the 2010 PROSE Award for Best Business, Finance, & Management Book! "One Report" refers to an emerging trend in business taking place throughout the world where companies are going beyond separate reports for financial and nonfinancial (e.g., corporate social responsibility or sustainability) results and integrating both into a single integrated report. At the same time, they are also leveraging the Internet to provide more detailed results to all of their stakeholders and for improving their level of dialogue and engagement with them. Providing best practice examples from companies around the world, One Report shows how integrated reporting adds tremendous value to the company and all of its stakeholders, including shareholders, and also ultimately contributes to a sustainable society. Focuses on the emerging trend of integrated reporting as a top priority for companies, investors, regulators, auditors and civil society Provides compelling case studies from some of the world's leading companies doing integrated reporting Addresses how companies can move toward One Report and how it can become a keystone of a sustainable strategy for both the company and society Explains what others-such as analysts, shareholders, other stakeholders, auditors, regulators, legislators, and civil society-need to do to enable the rapid and broad adoption of One Report Filled with case studies and the most current trends on integrated reporting, this book is an invaluable guidebook on the future of reporting and how this future can lead to a sustainable society.
Author: Chiara Mio
This book is a timely addition to the fast-growing international debate on Integrated Reporting, which offers a holistic view of the evolution and practice of Integrated Reporting. The book covers the determinants and consequences of Integrated Reporting, as well as examining some of the most relevant issues (particularly in the context of the United States) in the debate about Integrated Reporting.
This is a pronuncation course for beginner and elementary students of English. It provides practice in the pronunciation of English soundss, word stress and intonation through a wide variety of interesting exercises and activities. The course is carefully graded both lexically and structurally to allow teachers to link the material with other course work. Suggested teaching methods as well as additional practice material can be found in the Teacher's Guide. The book is accompanied by a recording of all the practice material on two cassettes, which are designed for use both in class and by students working alone.
This book doesn't assume any prior experience with Dynamics NAV reporting. It is designed as an easy to follow guide, where each chapter builds upon the previous one, but can also be read completely separately. Basically this book is for everyone who is using Microsoft Dynamics NAV or has an interest on the reporting capabilities of NAV 2009. The book does not have major prerequisites, although it is mainly focused on Dynamics NAV 2009, RDLC and Business Intelligence. Whether you are a Dynamics NAV consultant, developer, customer, project manager, or just interested in the reporting capabilities of Dynamics NAV, this book can provide you with information from a helicopter view down to the smallest details, tips and tricks, and workarounds. Empowered with the information in this book you should be able to master, analyse and deliver the most challenging reporting requirements in Dynamics NAV.
‘Understanding valuation is relevant to everyone with an ambition in business. For us a Cevian Capital it is an absolutely critical skill. This book will take you there faster than any other in the field.’ Christer Gardell Former Partner McKinsey, Managing Partner and co-founder of Cevian Capital ‘A handy, accessible and well-written guide to valuation. The authors manage to capture the reader with high-level synthesis as well as more detailed insights in a great way.’ Anna Storakers Head of Group Strategy & Corporate Development, Nordea Bank AB, formerly with Goldman Sachs & Co and McKinsey & Co ”If you can envision the future value of a company you are a winner. Make this comprehensive and diligent book on corporate valuation your companion pursuing transactions and you will succeed.” Hans Otterling, Founding Partner, CEO Northzone Capital “Both in my previous position as an investment banker and today as an investor in high growth technology companies, corporate valuation has been a most critical subject. The Financial Times guide to Valuationserves as the perfect introduction to the subject and I recommend it to entrepreneurs as well as fellow private investors." Carl Palmstierna, former Partner Goldman Sachs, Business Angel ‘Not only will Financial Times Guide to Corporate Valuation provide you with the basic understanding of corporate valuation, it also gives you an interesting insight into non-operational challenges that companies will face. And it does it all in an unexpectedly efficient and reader friendly manner. If you want to learn the basics and only have a few hours to spare, invest them into reading this book!’ Daniel Hummel Head of Corporate Finance, Swedbank ‘In this highly accessible and reliable introduction to valuation, Messieurs Frykman and Tolleryd have succeeded in selecting only the essential building blocks in a topic that can otherwise be difficult to navigate. Indeed a guide, this book will prove handy to many of us and a breakthrough to some.’ Per Hedberg, Academic Director Stockholm School of Economics Russia ‘This book provides an accessible and informative entry point to the vast topic of valuation. The book covers mechanics as well as how value is linked to intangibles, growth opportunities and industry structure, all the way providing clear examples of every key idea. The authors understand value: they know what is useful, what is practical and what is critical, and give any reader great guidance to the challenge of getting values right.’ Bo Becker Assistant Professor Harvard Business School "I read Frykman & Tolleryds book on Corporate Valuation the first time in the late 90's - the book has not only thought me how to value investments, but also how important it is to focus on long term cashflow when building and leading an organization" Mikael Schiller Owner, Chairman, Acne Studios ‘The easy, no-nonsense approach to corporate valuation.’ Fiona McGuire, Corporate Finance Director FGS Understanding corporate valuation is crucial for all business people in today’s corporate world. No other measure can indicate as completely the current status as well as the future prospects of a company. The Financial Times Guide to Corporate Valuation is a quick, no-nonsense guide to a complex subject. Whether you’re a manager, executive, entrepreneur or student this comprehensive reading guide will help you tailor your learning according to your experience, existing knowledge and time constraints. Using the example of a fictional European telecommunications company, Mobitronics, as a model, it provides key insights into universal issues in corporate valuation and the most commonly used valuation methods. THE ONLY STRAIGHTFORWARD GUIDE TO CORPORATE VALUATION
Author: Thomas E. McKee
Publisher: South-Western Pub
Learn how to legally manage your earnings with EARNINGS MANAGEMENT! This finance text demystifies earnings management and provides you with 28 reasonable and legal techniques. Read this text and you will gain valuable knowledge about earning management concepts and tools and gain insight into the management decisions that can shape financial statements and the underlying quality of the earnings.
General System Theory
Author: Ludwig Von Bertalanffy
Publisher: George Braziller
The classic book on a major modern theory
Author: José Maria Eça de Queiroz
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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