Finance for Managers

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Автор:Колектив
Издателство:Harvard Business Press
Страници:208
Корици:Меки
Година:2003
Броя:1
ISBN:1578518768 Тегло (гр.): Формат: 155 / 230 Състояние: Добро
Finance for Managers - Your Mentor and Guide to Doing Busines Effectively

Contents
Introduction ix
1 Financial Statements 1
The Elements of Managerial Finance
Why Financial Statements? 2
The Balance Sheet 3
The Income Statement 11
The Cash Flow Statement 14
Where to Find It 18
Summing Up 19

2 Finding Meaning in Financial Statements 21
A Look behind the Numbers Ratio Analysis 22
Percentage-Format Financial Statements 30
From Financial Measures to a Balanced Scorecard 31
Summing Up 34
3 Important Accounting Concepts 37
The Rules That Shape Financial Statements Generally Accepted Accounting Principles 38
Accrual versus Cash Accounting 39
Accounting for Inventory 40
Depreciation 46
Accounting for Leases 51
Historie Cost and lts Implications 54
Cost Accounting 55
Summing Up 59

4 Taxes
Important Detaib You Should Know 
Taxes and the Legal Form of the Business 
Progressive Tax Rates
Marginal Tax Rate
Credits versus Deductions
Tax Loss Carryback and Carryforward
Summing Up

5 Financing Operations and Growth
Funding the Different Stages of Growth
Start-Up Financing
Financing Growth
Other Forms of External Financing
The Matching of Assets and Financing
A Life-CycleView of Financing
Summing Up

6 Money and Capital Markets
Another Optionfor Funding Growth
Money Markets Capital Markets Capital Market Securities Summing Up

7 Budgeting
Forecasting Your Company's Financial Future
What Is Budgeting?
Budget Functions
Types of Budgets
The Master Budget
The Human Side of Budgeting
Summing Up

8 Practical Tools for Management Decisions
Making the Numbers Work for You
Cost/Benefit Analysis 138
Accounting Return on Investment 140
Payback Period 141
Breakeven Analysis 142
Estimating Nonquantifiable Benefits and Costs 146
Tracking Performance 146
Summing Up 147

9 The Time Value of Money 149
Calculating theReal Value of Your Investment
What Is Time Value? 150
Net Present Value 153
Internal Rate of Return 162
Sensitivity Analysis 165
Economie Value Added 167
Summing Up 169

10 Valuation Concepts 171
Evaluating Opportunity
Asset-BasedValuations 174
Earnings-BasedValuation 177
Discounted Cash Flow Method 181
Summing Up 184
Appendix: Activity-Based Budgeting 185
Notes 189
Glossary 191
For Further Reading 200
Index 203
About the Subject Adviser 209
About the Writer 210

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Поредица - Harvard Business Essentials

Finance Calculating and assessing the overall fïnancial health of the business is an important part of any managerial position. Easy to use and nontechnical, Finance for Managers provides the fundamentals of fïnancial literacy and offers managers the smart advice they need to increase their impact on fïnancial planning, budgeting, and forecasting. Contents include:

Reading and deciphering fïnancial statements
Applying valuation concepts
Financing operations and growth
Using time value of money tools
Making better decisions about internal and external investments

Plus, readers can access free interactive tools on the Harvard Business Essentials companion Web site at: www.elearning.hbsp.org/businesstools.

Series Adviser: Samuel L. Hayes

Samuel L. Hayes holds the Jacob H. Schiff Chair in Investment Banking, Emeritus, Harvard Business School. He is the author and editor of numerous books, including Investment Banking: A Tale of Time Cities (HBS Press, 1990) and Financial Services: Perspectives and Challenges (HBS Press, 1995).
Harvard Business Essentials

The Reliable Sourcefor Busy Managers
The Harvard Business Essentials series is designed to provide comprehensive advice, personal coaching, background information, and guidance on the most relevant topics in business. Drawing on rich content from Harvard Business School Publishing and other sources, these concise guides are carefully crafted to provide a highly practical resource for readers with all levels of experience. To assure quality and accuracy, each volume is closely reviewed by a spe-cialized content adviser from a world-class business school. Whether you are a new manager interested in expanding your skills or an experienced executive looking for a personal resource, these solution-oriented books offer reliable answers at your fmgertips.
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