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Applied Economic Analysis for Technologists, Engineers, and Managers / Edition 2
     

Applied Economic Analysis for Technologists, Engineers, and Managers / Edition 2

by Michael S. Bowman
 

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ISBN-10: 0130945110

ISBN-13: 9780130945112

Pub. Date: 05/20/2002

Publisher: Pearson

This book provides a practical approach to making integrated financial decisions in contemporary organizations. While mathematics is used throughout, it focuses on the application of the math techniques used in real-world settings. Examples, Questions, Problems, and Discussion Cases balance quantitative analysis, team based decisions, technical

Overview

This book provides a practical approach to making integrated financial decisions in contemporary organizations. While mathematics is used throughout, it focuses on the application of the math techniques used in real-world settings. Examples, Questions, Problems, and Discussion Cases balance quantitative analysis, team based decisions, technical factors, and qualitative information. A four-part organization covers financial concepts, financial analysis and time value of money, financial decision making, and continuous financial improvement. For those working in design, process and manufacturing engineering, purchasing, and financial analysis in both manufacturing and service organizations; for members of financial improvement teams; and for technical and senior managers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130945112
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
05/20/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
607
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

I. FINANCIAL CONCEPTS.

1. Introduction to Financial Decisions.

2. Introduction to Financial Statements and the Accounting Equation.

3. The Accounting Equation—Depreciation, Inventory, and Ratios.

II. FINANCIAL ANALYSIS AND TIME VALUE OF MONEY.

4. Return on Investment and Single-Payment Calculations.

5. Annual Amount and Gradient Functions.

6. Time Value of Money Applications.

7. Analyzing, Selecting, Monitoring, and Evaluating Projects and Investments.

III. FINANCIAL DECISION MAKING.

8. Breakeven Analysis.

9. Minimum Cost Analysis.

10. Replacement Analysis.

11. Taxes.

IV. CONTINUOUS FINANCIAL IMPROVEMENT.

12. Economics of Quality.

13. Continuous Financial Improvement.

Epilogue.

Appendix A: Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems.

Appendix B: Interest Tables.

Appendix C: Effective Interest Rates.

Index.

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