Finance for Managers (Harvard Business Essentials Series): Your Guide and Mentor to Doing Business Effectively

Finance for Managers (Harvard Business Essentials Series): Your Guide and Mentor to Doing Business Effectively

by Harvard Business School Press, Richard Luecke
     
 

ISBN-10: 1578518768

ISBN-13: 9781578518760

Pub. Date: 01/28/2003

Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press


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…  See more details below

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578518760
Publisher:
Harvard Business Review Press
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Series:
Harvard Business Essentials
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
468,157
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.33(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1Financial Statements: The Elements of Managerial Finance1
2Finding Meaning in Financial Statements: A Look behind the Numbers21
3Important Accounting Concepts: The Rules That Shape Financial Statements37
4Taxes: Important Details You Should Know61
5Financing Operations and Growth: Funding the Different Stages of Growth75
6Money and Capital Markets: Another Option for Funding Growth95
7Budgeting: Forecasting Your Company's Financial Future109
8Practical Tools for Management Decisions: Making the Numbers Work for You137
9The Time Value of Money: Calculating the Real Value of Your Investment149
10Valuation Concepts: Evaluating Opportunity171
App.: Activity-Based Budgeting185
Notes189
Glossary191
For Further Reading200
Index203
About the Subject Adviser209
About the Writer210

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