The Essentials of Finance and Budgeting

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Author: Harvard Business School Press

Publisher: Harvard Business Press

ISBN: 9781591395720

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 329

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From reading financial statements to mastering budget forecasts to measuring human capital, this book explains everything readers need to know to make wise financial decisions for the HR department and the organization. Today's HR professionals work side by side with senior executives to devise a strategy for their organizations and to marshal the talent and resources to implement it. That means going beyond the traditional HR domain and mastering the fundamentals of all aspects of business and management. "The Business Literacy for HR Professionals" series, developed in conjunction with the Society for Human Resource Management, is designed to help HR professionals do exactly that. Covering essential areas such as negotiation, decision making, change management, finance, and more, these highly practical books will help HR professionals in their goal to be true strategic partners who bring additional bottom line value to their organizations.

The Essentials of Financial Analysis

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Author: Samuel Weaver

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071768378

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 480

View: 3021

It’s easier than you think to understand the financial reports you face every day . . . If your job focus is on managing employees and overseeing corporate affairs, financial analysis may sound like a foreign language to you. But, in today’s competitive business environment, it is crucial that managers and business executives have a firm grasp of financial analysis. The Essentials of Financial Analysis simplifies an often difficult-to-understand topic so stakeholders ranging from employees to executives to investors can understand and discuss an organization’s financial workings. The Essentials of Financial Analysis delivers practical, in-depth coverage on the key components of financial reporting, budgeting, and analysis to help you better relate to the numbers behind the business issues you face every day. By the time you turn the final page of this book, you will be able to command confident discussions on performance, investment, and other financial situations with members of your finance team and senior management. This hands-on book helps you make better business decisions by showing you how to structure financial analysis, as well as: Contribute to an organization’s success and guide others companywide to make better financial decisions Reduce cost of capital and hurdle rates by selecting the financial markets, intermediaries, and instruments that work best for your company’s financing needs Increase shareholder value by pursuing growth through capital investment, new products, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and other strategies Your career success and the prosperity of your company depends on your ability to understand and act upon basic financial principles. With The Essentials of Financial Analysis, you can go inside the numbers and get a clear picture of where your company has been, where it is going, and how you can help it get there.

The Essentials of Finance and Accounting for Nonfinancial Managers

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Author: Edward Fields

Publisher: AMACOM

ISBN: 0814436951

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

View: 6539

Numbers don't lie-when you know how to read them. Frustrated by financial statements? Dread the budget process? The Essentials of Finance and Accounting for Nonfinancial Managers is here to help. This new edition of a business classic demystifies finance and accounting and gives managers the tools they need make better decisions. Packed with fresh insights and the latest information on accounting regulations, international accounting practices, and global business trends, the book reveals how to: * Understand the fundamentals of financial analysis, budgeting, and forecasting * Interpret balance sheets, income/cash flow statements, and annual reports * Sift through conflicting data to find the most relevant figures * Locate key information about competitors and suppliers * Analyze variances and calculate break-even points and other vital measures * And much more Expanded case studies and practice exercises reinforce the lessons and let you strengthen your skills. Imagine the impact when you grasp not only what the numbers mean-but how you can use that intelligence to drive your business forward.

Financial Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting: Financial Intelligence Collection (7 Books)

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Author: Harvard Business Review,Karen Berman,Joe Knight,David A. Moss,Jeremy Hope

Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press

ISBN: 1633691829

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1601

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Don’t let your fear of finance get in the way of your success. This digital collection, curated by Harvard Business Review, brings together everything a manager needs to know about financial intelligence. It includes Financial Intelligence, called a “must-read” for decision makers without expertise in finance; A Concise Guide to Macroeconomics, which covers the essentials of macroeconomics and examines the core ideas of output, money, and expectations; Essentials of Finance and Budgeting, which explains everything HR professionals need to know to make wise financial decisions; Ahead of the Curve, Joseph H. Ellis’s forecasting method to help managers and investors understand and predict the economic cycles that control their businesses and financial fates; Beyond Budgeting; which offers a coherent management model that overcomes the limitations of traditional budgeting; Preparing a Budget, packed with handy tools, self-tests, and real life examples to help you hone critical skills; and HBR Guide to Finance Basics for Managers, which will give you the tools and confidence you need to master the fundamentals of finance.

Essentials of Financial Management

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Author: Musa Essayyad

Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.

ISBN: 9780738670904

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 193

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REA's Essentials provide quick and easy access to critical information in a variety of different fields, ranging from the most basic to the most advanced. As its name implies, these concise, comprehensive study guides summarize the essentials of the field covered. Essentials are helpful when preparing for exams, doing homework and will remain a lasting reference source for students, teachers, and professionals. Financial Management includes the finance function, business organization, financial statements, depreciation and cash flow, financial statement analysis, financial planning, operating and financial leverage, time value of money, risk and return, valuation, capital budgeting, cost of capital, capital structure, cash and marketable securities, accounts receivables and inventories, and financing smaller firms and startups.

The Essentials of Financial Management

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Author: Omer L. Carey,Musa Essayyad

Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.

ISBN: 9780878917242

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 128

View: 3060

REA’s Essentials provide quick and easy access to critical information in a variety of different fields, ranging from the most basic to the most advanced. As its name implies, these concise, comprehensive study guides summarize the essentials of the field covered. Essentials are helpful when preparing for exams, doing homework and will remain a lasting reference source for students, teachers, and professionals. Financial Management includes the finance function, business organization, financial statements, depreciation and cash flow, financial statement analysis, financial planning, operating and financial leverage, time value of money, risk and return, valuation, capital budgeting, cost of capital, capital structure, cash and marketable securities, accounts receivables and inventories, and financing smaller firms and startups.

The Financial Times Essential Guide to Budgeting and Forecasting

How to Deliver Accurate Numbers

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Author: Nigel Wyatt

Publisher: Pearson UK

ISBN: 0273768158

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 208

View: 450

Gain the knowledge and confidence you need to build and manage budgets and forecast financial information. This book demystifies budgets and forecasts, providing simple explanations and clear examples. It includes integrated checklists, goals and milestones, to ensure you are on target to achieve the best results. Part of The Financial Times Essential Guides series: Task-focused and results-orientated, the essential guides are for every manager who wants to move their skills beyond the ordinary to the best.

Essentials of Financial Management, 4th Edtion

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Author: I.M. Pandey

Publisher: Vikas Publishing House

ISBN: 9325982331

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 624

View: 8820

Essentials of Financial Management is designed to introduce the subject to the readers in a systematic way for developing a basic understanding of the concepts and techniques underlying financial management. The book talks about financial analysis and how to manage corporate funds and liquidity. It focuses on financial decision making and the role of the finance manager as an efficient user of financial resources. It introduces readers to the basic concepts of time value of money, return and risk and portfolio theory and discusses important financial topics like the cost of capital, capital budgeting, debt-equity mix, sources of finance, dividend policy, working capital management, and financial planning, in a simple and lucid way. KEY FEATURE • Chapter Summaries • Keywords • Quick-check Concepts • Solved Problems • Quiz Exercises • Use of Excel NEW IN THE FOURTH EDITION • Complete text revisited • Many difficult concepts simplified • Additional chapter on Financial Statement Analysis • Additional text in the chapter on Capital Budgeting • Cash budgeting models added in the chapter on Cash Management • Questions from the past examinations of BCom (Hons) included for practice

Finance and Budgeting Made Simple

Essential Skills for Nurses

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Author: K. T. Waxman

Publisher: Hcpro, a Division of Blr

ISBN: 9781556455209

Category: Medical

Page: 118

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Finance and Budgeting Made Simple: Essential Skills for Nurses KT Waxman, DNP, MBA, RN, CNL, CENP, CHSE In this time of healthcare reform, nurse leaders are held accountable for the financial aspect of healthcare more than ever before. Ensure you understand the financial terminology, your budget statement, and how to successfully plan and budget for your department with the straightforward explanations found in Finance and Budgeting Made Simple: Essentials Skills for Nurses. KT Waxman, DNP, MBA, RN, CNL, CENP, CHSE, has taken her years of experience teaching nurses about finance and budgeting and crafted an essential book for new managers as well as anyone who needs more guidance on budgeting. It covers only the information you need and takes you step by step through your budget so you understand each part and know what to do. Trust Finance and Budgeting Made Simple to help you understand your unit's budget, plan appropriate staffing, get involved in setting budgets, and make budgeting presentations to senior staff. Benefits: The only basic guide to finance and budgeting written for nurse managers and nurse leaders Comprehend the financial side of healthcare through easy-to-understand advice Eliminate guesswork with straightforward descriptions of each section of important financial forms and reports Save time with plain English definitions of potentially confusing financial terminology Secure executive buy-in with concise explanations of how the nursing department's financial performance affects the entire organization Handle the budget process with quick and helpful field-tested tips and reminders Prepare budget presentations and build business plans with simple and easy-to-follow instructions Obtain adequate financial support for the department through right-way, wrong-way tips Provide time-saving insight to ancillary leaders who also need financial training Table of Contents: Chapter 1: Leadership Dimensions and Processes Chapter 2: Financial Management and Basic Cost Accounting Chapter 3: Building a Budget Chapter 4: Budget Presentations Chapter 5: Building a Business Case

The Facility Manager's Guide to Finance and Budgeting

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Author: David G. Cotts,Edmond P. Rondeau

Publisher: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn

ISBN: 9780814405628

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 275

View: 366

Publisher Fact Sheet The first primer to teach facility managers financial skills that will help them sell their department to senior management, win funds for crucial projects, & to become fully integrated into an organization.

Mom Minus Dad: The Essential Resource Guide for Busy Adults with a Newly Widowed Parent

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Author: Jamieson Haverkampf

Publisher: Blooming Women Press LLC

ISBN: 1934953202

Category:

Page: N.A

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Mom Minus Dad is the only resource guide available with more than 500 resources for adults who lose a parent and need to assist a newly widowed parent. The book provides readers with practical advice on ten major parent loss topics along with more than 500 valuable and time-saving resources including Web sites, companies, government resources, U.S. laws, books, and nonprofit organizations to assist the approximately twelve million sons and daughters who lose a parent every year. Each section provides online and book resources and simple practical solutions to common problems - from finding affordable counseling to building new budgets for the widowed parent to managing changing family dynamics. Each chapter reveals ideas, relevant insights from the author's personal experience, questions to consider, and additional resources to find specific assistance. The author of Mom Minus Dad gleaned intimate knowledge of balancing her own life with a newly widowed parent. Ms. Haverkampf assisted her fifty-six-year-old widowed mother in Virginia, while still running her real estate business in California, after the early unpredicted loss of her father to cancer. In her groundbreaking book, Haverkampf shares how she and her sister-both in their early thirties-found success and managed struggles during their journey after their father's death. This is a reference guide grievers will refer to during the year after loss and years beyond.

Essential Personal Finance

A Practical Guide for Employees

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Author: Jonquil Lowe,Jason Butler,Lien Luu

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351041649

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 248

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There is increasing pressure for all of us to take responsibility for our own financial security and wellbeing, but we often overlook how the benefits that come with a job can help us do that. Essential Personal Finance: A Practical Guide for Employees focuses on these valuable work benefits and shows how you can build on this important foundation to achieve financial security and your life goals. This unique book explores how making effective and practical use of these work benefits (such as pension scheme, life cover, sick pay, cheap loans, savings schemes and even financial coaching), means facing up to the behavioural biases we are all plagued with. Given that these can get in the way of even the best intentions, Essential Personal Finance tackles these biases head-on with practical ideas and tips for overcoming or harnessing them for good, and will help you to develop a positive and fruitful relationship with your money. With financial stress being a major cause of absenteeism and sick leave, low morale and lost productivity, the advice in this book also offers employers enormous benefits. By empowering employees through financial education and financial awareness, progressive employers will help them feel more in control of their lives, and experience less stress, resulting in higher morale and productivity. Offering a distinctive approach which combines academic insight with practical financial wisdom and tools, this is a must-have book for all employees. It will help you make the most of everything your job has to offer so you can worry less about money and live life to the full.

Happy Money

So verwandeln Sie Geld in Glück

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Author: Elizabeth Dunn,Michael Norton

Publisher: books4success

ISBN: 3864702283

Category: Self-Help

Page: 224

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Der Volksmund sagt: "Geld macht nicht glücklich." Wir alle ahnen aber: Es gibt einen Zusammenhang zwischen Glück und Geld. Doch wie sieht er aus? Die Frage lautet also: Was muss ich mit meinem Geld anstellen, um glücklich zu werden? Dieser Frage haben sich die beiden US-Wissenschaftler Elizabeth Dunn und Michael Norton angenommen und fünf einleuchtende Antworten gefunden: 1. Kaufe Erlebnisse 2. Gönne Dir etwas Besonderes 3. Kaufe Dir Zeit 4. Zahle heute, konsumiere später 5. Investiere in andere. Anhand von zahlreichen Beispielen und Anekdoten vermitteln sie frisch, lebendig und ganz unakademisch, wie Geld in Glück verwandelt werden kann. Und auch Unternehmen profitieren von Dunns und Nortons Erkenntnissen. Zum einen erfahren sie, wie sie für zufriedenere Mitarbeiter sorgen. Zum anderen können die Firmen gezielt Strategien entwickeln, mit denen sie aus ihren Kunden glückliche und treue Kunden machen können.

Finance for Managers

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Harvard Business Press

ISBN: 1422131734

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

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Harvard Business Essentials are comprehensive, solution-oriented paperbacks for business readers of all levels of experience. Calculating and assessing the overall financial health of the business is an important part of any managerial position. From reading and deciphering financial statements, to understanding net present value, to calculating return on investment, Finance for Managers provides the fundamentals of financial literacy. Easy to use and nontechnical, this helpful guide gives managers the smart advice they need to increase their impact on financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting.

Expecting Money

The Essential Financial Plan for New and Growing Families

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Author: Erica Sandberg

Publisher: Graymalkin Media

ISBN: 1631681338

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 242

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No matter how much you earn, own, or owe, you can create a secure financial future for your family. In her engaging, down-to-earth style, nationally known credit and money management expert Erica Sandberg provides no-nonsense strategies on how to overcome the challenges every parent faces, from raising a family on a reduced income, to the practicalities of debt repayment, to managing expenses over the course of a child’s life. Indispensable and easy-to-use, Expecting Money offers you the tools to: Maximize employer benefits—during pregnancy and after the baby is born; Manage the cost of new baby expenses; Conquer financial challenges, whether you’re a one- or two-income family; Shop smart and use credit to your family’s advantage; Plan for the future— including childcare and education costs from pre-school to college. Erica’s heartfelt wit and wisdom will encourage and empower you to develop an effective financial budget—your family’s roadmap for true and lasting security.

Capital Budgeting

Theory and Practice

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Author: Pamela P. Peterson,Frank J. Fabozzi

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471446424

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 243

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Capital investment decisions are a constant challenge to all levelsof financial managers. Capital Budgeting: Theory andPractice shows you how to confront them usingstate-of-the-art techniques. Broken down into four comprehensive sections, CapitalBudgeting: Theory and Practice explores and illustrates allaspects of the capital budgeting decision process. Pamela Petersonand Frank Fabozzi examine the critical issues and limitations ofcapital budgeting techniques with an in-depth analysis of: Classifying capital budgeting proposals Determining the relevant cash flows for capital budgetingproposals Assessing the economic value of a capital budgeting proposalusing different techniques Incorporating risk into the capital budgeting decision Evaluating whether to lease or borrow-to-buy Capital Budgeting: Theory and Practice providesthe knowledge, insight, and advice that will allow you to handleone of the most important aspects of your firm's financialmanagement. Advanced enough for practitioners yet accessible enoughfor the novice, Capital Budgeting: Theory andPractice is your complete guide to understanding andbenefiting from the essential techniques of capital budgeting.

Budgeting and Finance

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Author: Peter H. Engel

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies

ISBN: 9780070015678

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 119

View: 4951

Where do budgets come from? What's an audit? How is an accurate forecast prepared? What's the difference between assets & liabilities? These commonplace questions & many others are answered in Budgeting & Finance, an easy-to-understand primer on the basics of corporate finance.

Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers

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Author: Clive Marsh

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749464682

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 7572

Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers is an accessible, practical and easy to understand guide that will allow any manager to gain confidence in understanding financial matters, managing a budget and dealing with bankers, accountants and finance professionals. A source of invaluable expert advice on all the essential aspects of financial management within the context of running a business, it covers: business structures, accounting and financial statements, analysis and ratios, planning, budgeting, product and service costing, setting selling prices, investment appraisal, finance and working capital, taxation and international transactions. This book explains financial literacy in the context of management, showing how improved awareness of finances can lead to increased value creation and protection for your business. Aimed at the practicing business manager, Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers includes case studies, spreadsheets and worked examples to accompany key skills and practices explained in the book.

International Management: Concepts and Cases

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Author: Thakur,Manab Thakur Gene E Burton B N Srivastava

Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780074633953

Category: Competition, International

Page: 491

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Essentials of Managerial Finance

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Author: John Fred Weston,Eugene F. Brigham

Publisher: Hinsdale, Ill. : Dryden Press

ISBN: 9780030175510

Category: Corporations

Page: 617

View: 8687

Topical coverage designed for the first financial management course. Introductory chapters discuss the basic concepts, including accounting statements, security markets, interest rates, taxes, risk analysis, time value of money, and the basics of security valuation. Subsequent chapters explain how financial managers can help maximize their firms' values by improving decisions in such areas as working capital management, capital budgeting, and choice of capital structure. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR