Business Organization and Finance

Legal and Economic Principles

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Author: William A. Klein,John C. Coffee,Frank Partnoy

Publisher: Foundation Press

ISBN: 9781599414492

Category: Law

Page: 476

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Klein, Coffee, and Partnoy's Business Organization and Finance, Legal and Economic Principles, 11th explains the basic economic elements and legal principles of business organization and finance. It is the best additional resource to assign to students for background. It distills in a straightforward and accessible way the essential elements of these often complex topics and explains the basic economic elements and legal principles of business organization and finance with concise, conceptual overviews. It contains a detailed introduction outlining the essential functions of corporate law. It contains an invaluable new section covering recent developments in financial markets, the financial crisis, the role of derivatives and financial complexity in the modern corporation to give students background on modern financial issues. An authoritative introduction to the law, the Foundation Press Concepts and Insights Series offers law students concise, conceptual overviews of important areas of law, as written by leading scholars. Students reap the benefit of the authors' expert opinions, insight, and experience, with illustrative case studies, case notes, and examples. The paperback texts also contain thought-provoking questions designed to generate classroom discussion and hone students' legal reasoning.

Commentaries and Cases on the Law of Business Organization

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Author: William T. Allen,Reinier Kraakman

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454876506

Category: Law

Page: 752

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The extraordinary authorship of William T. Allen and Reinier Kraakman provides a unique real-world perspective to Commentaries and Cases on the Law of Business Organization. Logical and flexible organization allows for chapters to be taught in any order to accommodate alternative teaching approaches. Rich commentary in the form of explanatory notes facilitates teaching and understanding. Careful case selection and editing presents both classic and important recent cases. An economic-analysis perspective is made accessible through clear and consistent explanatory text. Examples, hypotheticals, and diagrams illustrate conceptual and theoretical models. The text can easily be used in a Business Organization course with a focus on corporate law. Features: New chapter on basic finance and valuation concepts that updates materials from earlier editions Extensively revised chapter on the corporate voting system which addresses the success of several governance reforms Updated discussion of the duty of loyalty including Delaware benefit corporations and the demise of Emerald Partners II Up-to-date and authoritative commentary on the Delaware case law A presentation centered on the principal-agent problem, which gives students a functional framework for understanding both statutory law and judicial decisions

Business Organization and the Myth of the Market Economy

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Author: William Lazonick

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521447881

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 372

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Explains the transitions in twentieth-century industrial leadership in terms of changing business investment strategies and organizational structures.

Business Organizations and Corporate Law

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Author: Neal Bevans

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 140187083X

Category: Law

Page: 744

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Business Organizations and Corporate Law is a text designed for the paralegal student. The unique perspective of this text was created specifically with the student in mind and focuses on being reader-friendly and paralegal centered. There is a strong emphasis on the role of the paralegal in helping to create different business organizations, and the focus is on building a strong foundation on theory followed up with reinforcing practical examples and applications. There are learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter to clarify the goal of the chapter, and important terms are bolded and defined upon first use in order to highlight legal terminology. Ethical blocks were created to encourage discussion of ethical issues throughout the text, and there are many case excerpts included to lead to a more thorough exploration of business law issues. Not only are the various models of business organizations explored, but also the critical role played by the paralegal and the legal team in creating and maintaining those organizations. This along with a clear balance between theory and application as well as multiple learning tools, makes Business Organizations and Corporate Law the ideal text and reference. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Accounting and Business Economics

Insights from National Traditions

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Author: Yuri Biondi,Stefano Zambon

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113620900X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 536

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The recent financial crisis has sparked debates surrounding the nature and role of accounting in informing capital markets and regulatory bodies about the financial performance and position of a firm. These debates have drawn attention to the broader implications of accounting for the economy and society. Accounting and Business Economics brings together leading international scholars to examine the current state of accounting theory and its fundamental connection with the economics and finance of firms, viewing the business entity from not only accounting, but also national, economic, social, political, juridical, anthropological, and moral points of view.

The Handbook of Small Business Organization and Management

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Author: James M. Thompson

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1467816434

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 280

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THE HANDBOOK OF SMALL BUSINESS ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT is an easy to read practical guide that covers the major errors made by small businesspersons as well as the major problems of small business organization and management. Written by Dr. James M. Thompson whose training and experience covers a broad area, including small business ownership, law, manufacturing and college teaching. Dr. Thompson received the Ph.D. degree from the University of Delaware in chemistry. He has organized and managed two successful businesses, has served with the judiciary for New Castle County Delaware, worked as a manufacturing chemist and is presently serving as a college professor. The author has sought to combine under one cover a variety of diverse information, all essential to organizing and successfully managing a small business and written in a fashion digestible to the entrepreneur. In writing THE HANDBOOK OF SMALL BUSINESS ORGANIZATON AND MANAGEMENT the author has focused upon the small manufacturer, but the contents are not limited to this area. Much of the information is applicable to any small business operation. THE HANDBOOK OF SMALL BUSINESS ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT is recommended for persons contemplating small business ownership as well as those already in business. Also, the book could serve as introductory text for a course in small business ownership. THE HANDBOOK OF SMALL BUSINESS ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT contains over 250 pages and 18 major chapters. Among them include: Why Businesses Fail; Proprietorship, Partnership or Corporation; How to Incorporate; How to Prepare the Business Proposal; Profiling and Surveying the Industry; Franchising; How to Finance the Business; Finding Sources of Equipment, Materials and Services for the Small Manufacturer; Selecting the Right Industrial Site; Business Taxes; Cost Analysis; Controlling Production and Inventory; Selling the Product; Collecting Bad Debits; How to Obtain a Trademark; The Uniform Product Code (UPC); The Accounting Procedure; The Accounting Records. Also Included are: A Standard Set of Corporation By-laws; A Standard Certificate of Incorporation; An “Agreement of Sales Representation”; The Consignment Contract; The Corporation as a Tax Shelter; Sample Minutes of the First Meeting of the Corporation; A Sample Partnership Agreement; Sources of Good Business Ventures; Actual Cost Studies; Names and Addressees of Active Venture Capital Companies; Sample Business Profiles; Shipping Procedures; Business Check List; Tax Computation Procedures, and much more.

Attorney's Guide to Business and Finance Fundamentals

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Author: Robert W. Hamilton,Richard A. Booth

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 0735560587

Category: Law

Page: 720

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Attorney's Guide to Business and Finance Fundamentals is an essential resource for attorneys practicing in the business, commercial and corporate areas, covering such essential topics as: business formation and organization business valuation corporate securities dividends and distribution mergers and takeovers S corporation formations and related tax rules Completely updated, this lucid and authoritative new edition includes significant new material dealing with: 'split Dollar' Life Insurance Accrual Accounting The Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act (Sarbanes-Oxley) and the Conduct of Audits and Audit Committee Independence Awards in Connection with Securities Fraud Now Non-dischargeable in Bankruptcy New Tax Laws on Dividends and Capital Gains Sarbanes-Oxley and the effect in Corporate Directors and Corporate Loans State Control Acquisitions Statutes

Statistics for Business and Financial Economics

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Author: Cheng F. Lee,John C. Lee,Alice C. Lee

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9789810234850

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1077

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This text integrates various statistical techniques with concepts from business, economics and finance, and demonstrates the power of statistical methods in the real world of business. This edition places more emphasis on finance, economics and accounting concepts with updated sample data.

Die Anleihegläubigermehrheit

eine institutionenökonomische, rechtsvergleichende und dogmatische Untersuchung

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Author: Roland Schmidtbleicher

Publisher: Mohr Siebeck

ISBN: 9783161506437

Category: Law

Page: 443

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English summary: Bondholders are faced with a collective action problem in respect to amending indenture and covenants as well as monitoring the issuer. The author focuses on how this problem can or should be regulated. His approach is to analyze the problem and possible solutions, apart from the existing legislation, by using the instruments of the new institutional economics. His analysis results in a basis for comparison of the special legislation in Germany, Switzerland, France, Austria, Great Britain and the USA. In conclusion, the author shows how a legal statute which addresses the collective action problems of bondholders can be derived from the German general law of obligations. German description: Das neue Schuldverschreibungsgesetz soll die Ordnungsprobleme der Anleihe beheben. Das aufgeteilte Anleihevolumen erzeugt eine unuberschaubare Zahl einzelner Glaubiger. Diese Anleiheglaubigermehrheit ist mit Kollektivhandlungsproblemen konfrontiert, die es aufzulosen gilt. Roland Schmidtbleicher analysiert diese Probleme mit Mitteln der Neuen Institutionenokonomik und entwickelt den Rahmen einer adaquaten Losung. Er vergleicht das Schuldverschreibungsgesetz funktionell mit dem schweizerischen, franzosischen, osterreichischen, amerikanischen und englischen Recht. Anschliessend zeigt er eine schuldrechtliche Struktur der Anleiheglaubigermehrheit und vergleicht sie mit den Regeln des Schuldverschreibungsgesetzes. Das Zusammenspiel von institutionenokonomischer Theorie, funktioneller Rechtsvergleichung und dogmatischer Analyse ermoglicht so die Diskussion einer stimmigen Normierung des Rechts der Anleiheglaubigermehrheit, die das Schuldverschreibungsgesetz nicht bietet.

God-Conscious Organization and the Islamic Social Economy

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Author: Masudul Alam Choudhury

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317126378

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 296

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Can there be God-conscious organizational behaviour in the real world of today’s capitalist corporations and the alternatives? In this overview of God-consciousness as a moral-awareness model of preference formation, functions, structures, and programs of organization within the purview of institutions and society, the authors explain and compare the major ethical issues of organizational behaviour and structure in Islamic economic theory and application. By analysing the nature of inclusive organizations and institutions, and the ethical preferences in Islamic choice framework, the authors from Saudi Arabia, Australia, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Canada, Indonesia and the UK, can highlight individual aspects to show whether capitalist organizational behaviour is sustainable. They describe how The Tawhidi epistemological framework governing conscious moral decision-making by institutions and organization, are used to establish the meaning and potential application of the concept of sustainability, and whether organizational moral objectives achieve their goals of life-fulfilment development, Poverty alleviation and the equitable distribution of wealth and resources.

Business Essentials for Strategic Communicators

Creating Shared Value for the Organization and its Stakeholders

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Author: M. Ragas,E. Culp

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137385332

Category: Computers

Page: 211

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The rise of digital media and the public's demand for transparency has elevated the importance of communication for every business. To have a voice or seat at the table and maximize their full value, a strategic communicator must be able to speak the language and understand business goals, issues, and trends. The challenge is that many communicators don't hold an MBA and didn't study business in college. Business Essentials for Strategic Communicators provides communication professionals and students with the essential 'Business 101' knowledge they need to navigate the business world with the best of them. Readers will learn the essentials of financial statements and terminology, the stock market, public companies, and more--all with an eye on how this knowledge helps them do their jobs better as communication professionals.

Islamic Law of Business Organization Partnerships

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Author: Imran Ahsan Khan Nyazee

Publisher: International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT)

ISBN: 9839541307

Category: Business enterprises

Page: 347

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The author attempts to spell out the Islamic principles on which business enterprise should be based specially in the area of partnership. He displays a strikingly acute awareness of Islamic laws on the subject, matched by an equally striking awareness of the forms of business organization in vogue in the contemporary world. The work represents a serious scholarly effort to sort out complicated questions such as those mentioned above, to enunciate Islamic principles relative to business enterprise, and to apply them in the changed context of present-day business.

Growth and Profitability

Optimizing the Finance Function for Small and Emerging Businesses

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Author: Michael C. Donegan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 047142675X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 258

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Praise for Growth and Profitability "Finally, a book that fits me and my business! Growth and Profitability did what an army of consultants could not do. . . . demystify the finance and accounting aspect of my business. This is a must-read for anyone with a small business or for anyone planning to start one." -- Mandana Sheybani CEO and Founder Timeless Carpets Co. "This is not the typical long on the analysis and short on the practical application treatise on finance and accounting. Geared toward the novice business owner and those already experienced and informed, Growth and Profitability is provocative, lively, and informative. After reading how a customized finance strategy benefits the organization, business owners and finance professionals will be prepared to make key value judgments regarding finance structure clearly and with precision." -- George Maso Jones, PhD Director, International Press Information Agency former WTO Agenda advisor and World Bank consultant "Michael Donegan provides an insightful look at the strategic role of the finance function, from a two-person start-up company through a multimillion-dollar corporation. He has mapped out a straightforward process to build a world-class, IT-enabled strategic finance organization." -- Tom Shea President UpStream Software "Laying a solid foundation based on pertinent information is critical for success in today's dynamic marketplace. Achieving success requires companies to be nimble, harnessing data that is essential to decision-making. Michael Donegan provides a blueprint to building the financial infrastructure needed to drive growth and profitability in a measured and sustainable fashion." -- Alex J. Abreu Managing Director Sr. Client Manager, Financial Strategies Group Bank of America

Praxis des internationalen Finanzmanagement

Eine empirische Untersuchung von Finanzierung, Kapitalstrukturgestaltung und Cash Management in internationalen Unternehmen

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Author: Ehrenfried Pausenberger

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3663069036

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 80

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Mobile Service Innovation and Business Models

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Author: Harry Bouwman,Henny de Vos,Timber Haaker

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540792384

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 327

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Modern economies depend on innovation in services for their future growth. Service innovation increasingly depends on information technology and digitization of information processes. Designing new services is a complex matter, since collaboration with other companies and organizations is necessary. Service innovation is directly related to business models that support these services, i.e. services can only be successful in the long run with a viable business model that creates value for its customers and providers. This book presents a theoretically grounded yet practical approach to designing viable business models for electronic services, including mobile ones, i.e. the STOF model and – based on it – the STOF method. The STOF model provides a ‘holistic’ view on business models with four interrelated perspectives, i.e., Service, Technology, Organization and Finance. It elaborates on critical design issues that ultimately shape the business model and drive its viability.

Outsourcing Professional Body of Knowledge - OPBOK Version 10

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Author: Jane Chittenden

Publisher: Van Haren

ISBN: 9401805458

Category: Education

Page: 400

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Outsourcing is here to stay. It is inextricably linked to the globalization of business. International trade networks continue to connect the world's economies and organizations increasingly turn to partners, often through outsourcing, to help them: - better leverage what they are best at,- gain greater flexibility and reach and - drive down their overall business costs and risks. The Harvard Business Review lists outsourcing as one of the most important new management ideas and practices of this century.This substantial title is the official version of the Outsourcing Professional Body of Knowledge by IAOP (International Association of Outsourcing Professionals), in short: OPBOK. This is the official publication of OPBOK Version 10. This new version has been revised on these points:- New appendix on applicable Rules and Regulations applicable to outsourcing.- New appendices mapping COP Standards to eSCM-SP and eSCM-SP capability models.- New and updated definitions on various forms of outsourcing, graphics, and templates.- More detailed discussions on: various outsourcing geographies, renewing and exiting agreement options, change management, multi-sourcing management and roles of PMO, and other new trends in outsourcing.Also, this Version 10 of OPBOK identifies the best practices of outsourcing professionals around the globe and presents the reader with a complete and practical guide to this emerging, complex discipline. It gives readers full guidance on the critical make or break factors in any outsourcing program:- governance and defining a strategic approach to Outsourcing;- identifying and communicating business requirements;- selecting and qualifying providers;- gaining internal buy-In, creating project teams;- value assessment (value for money and return on investment).This authoritative title provides an invaluable resource for any outsourcing professional: the best practice guidance is complemented by practical checklists and templates. Readers can therefore apply rigorous disciplines to ensure internal and external requirements are fully considered and implemented at each stage of the process.To support the application of OPBOK in organizations, the templates in Appendix A are also available as separate publication:Outsourcing Professional Body of Knowledge: OPBOK Version 10 - Templates (978 94 018 0536 0)It will become a key desktop resource for successful outsourcing professionals who achieve corporate and personal goals in this field.- There is also a template available. This Template is a Word file; to be used with Microsoft Office 2010 and more recent versions.- This template is only available via Van Haren Publishing!- These Templates are additional material to the VHP publication:ISBN 978 94 018 0536 0 Outsourcing Professional Body Of Knowledge - OPBOK Version 10 - Templates