Book Financial analysis tools and techniques : a guide for managers / Erich A. Helfert.
Publication year: 2001
Publisher: New York ; London : McGraw-Hill,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780071378345 :
IntroductionChapter 1 The Challenge of Financial/Economic Decision-makingLessons for the MillenniumThe New EconomySome Key QuestionsThe Basics Never ChangeThe Economic ManagerUnderstanding Business EconomicsAppropriate Economic ToolsThe Practice of Financial/Economic AnalysisDay to Day Decisions and Operational PlanningSupporting Strategy DevelopmentPerformance Assessment and IncentivesValuation and Investor CommunicationsThe Value Creating CompanyRelevant Decision InformationEconomic IncentivesTotal Systems ManagementChapter 2 A Systems Context for Financial ManagementA Dynamic Perspective of BusinessDecision ContextThe Business SystemInvestment DecisionsOperating DecisionsFinancing DecisionsInterrelationship of Strategy and Value CreationThe Nature of Financial StatementsThe Balance SheetThe Income StatementThe Cash Flow StatementThe Statement of Changes in Shareholders' (Owners') EquityThe Context of Financial AnalysisKey IssuesAnalytical SupportChapter 3 Managing Operating FundsF
The overriding theme of this text is that any business can be viewed as a dynamic integrated system of cash flows that are activated by management decisions. Praise for "Financial Analysis Tools and Techniques" includes: "Bona fide treasury for executives, managers, entrepreneurs. Have long used this great work in corporate & university programs. Uniquely makes the arcane clear."-Allen B. Barnes, Provost, IBM Advanced Business Institute. "A candidate for every consultant-to-management's bookshelf. Its beauty lies in the dynamic model of the business system and its management decision framework."-Stanley Press CMC, Book review in "C2M Consulting to Management Journal". "Goes a long way to remove the mystery from business finance. Approach allows managers from all areas to understand how their decisions impact shareholder value."-Stephen E. Frank, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Southern California Edison. "Helfert has rare ability to make financial concepts understandable to th
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