The Vest-Pocket MBA

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This book teaches the techniques and methods used in the country's finest MBA programs. Presented in an accessible question-and-answer format, The Vest-Pocket MBA helps readers quickly pinpoint all the formulas, ratios, and rules of thumb they need to analyze and evaluate nearly any problem. It covers many new concepts and developments in business, including: strategic cost management, balanced scorecard, global competition, IT emphasis, business process reengineering, and target pricing. The Vest-Pocket MBA ...
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Overview

This book teaches the techniques and methods used in the country's finest MBA programs. Presented in an accessible question-and-answer format, The Vest-Pocket MBA helps readers quickly pinpoint all the formulas, ratios, and rules of thumb they need to analyze and evaluate nearly any problem. It covers many new concepts and developments in business, including: strategic cost management, balanced scorecard, global competition, IT emphasis, business process reengineering, and target pricing. The Vest-Pocket MBA offers a wealth of indispensable guidelines, illustrations, and how-tos for the modern decision-maker, from the B-school student to the senior executive.

All the guidelines, illustrations, and "how-to's" needed to analyze and solve any business problem are found in this pocket-sized sourcebook. It delivers fast answers to questions on asset management, cost controls, investment evaluation, operational research and more.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591840510
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/28/2004
  • Edition description: 3RD
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 512
  • Product dimensions: 4.28 (w) x 8.52 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Jae K. Shim, Ph.D., is professor of business at California State University, Long Beach, and CEO of Delta Consulting Company, a management consulting and training firm. He has been a consultant to commercial and nonprofit organizations over 30 years, and has over 50 college and professional books to his credit, including The Vest-Pocket CPA and The Vest-Pocket CFO.

Joel G. Siegel, Ph.D, CPA, is a professor of accounting and finance at Queens College of the City University of New York, and is a financial consultant. He is the author of 65 published books and over 300 articles.

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Table of Contents

Vest-Pocket MBA TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction

Part I: Accounting Tools and Guidelines

Chapter 1: How to Evaluate a Company's Financial Position: Part I Chapter 2: How to Evaluate a Company's Financial Position: Part II Chapter 3: Internal Accounting Applications for Your Company

Part II: Financial and Economic Measures

Chapter 4: Break-Even, Operating Leverage, and Discounting Analysis Chapter 5: Capital Budgeting Techniques and Risk-Return Trade-Off Chapter 6: Assets Management and Financing Techniques

Part III: Quantitative Methods and Computer Applications

Chapter 7: Decision Making with Statistics and Forecasting Chapter 8: Making Use of Quantitative Decision Making

Part IV: Management, Marketing, and Legal Strategies

Chapter 9: Management Chapter 10: Production and Operations Management (P/OM) Chapter 11: Marketing Chapter 12: Business Law

Part V: Economics and Multinational Issues

Chapter 13: Economics Chapter 14: International Trade

Index

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