The Vest-Pocket MBA: Fourth Edition [NOOK Book]

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The bestselling pocket problem-solver for today's busy executive, now fully revised and updated.

This bestselling, soup-to-nuts 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 ...
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The Vest-Pocket MBA: Fourth Edition

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Overview

The bestselling pocket problem-solver for today's busy executive, now fully revised and updated.

This bestselling, soup-to-nuts 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.

This fully revised fourth edition covers many important business concepts and recent developments, including strategic cost management, balanced scoreboard, global competition, business process reengineering, target pricing, e-marketing, and cloud computing. It also features tools for evaluating any company's financial health and scores of tables, graphs, and charts that simplify complex problems.

The Vest-Pocket MBA offers a wealth of indispensible information 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: 9781101575574
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 12/27/2011
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 576
  • Sales rank: 339,906
  • File size: 6 MB

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.

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.

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

1 Strategic management and operations management (OM) 3
2 Management 61
3 Marketing 93
4 Business law 129
5 Financial statements, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and corporate governance 171
6 How to evaluate and improve a company's financial performance 203
7 Internal accounting applications for your company 235
8 Cost-volume-profit analysis, operating leverage, and discounting analysis 281
9 Capital budgeting 316
10 Assets management, financial techniques, and portfolio theory 341
11 Decision making with statistics and forecasting 373
12 Making use of quantitative decision making 413
13 Economics 449
14 International business and finance 468
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