Finance for Executives: Managing for Value Creation

Finance for Executives: Managing for Value Creation

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Ideal for both aspiring managers and experienced executives, the Fourth Edition of FINANCE FOR EXECUTIVES: MANAGING FOR VALUE CREATION illustrates the importance of financial information in maximizing firm value. Respected authors Gabriel Hawawini and Claude Viallet draw on their wealth of business and teaching experience to provide a concise, analytically sound introduction to financial management that is neither too simplistic nor too theoretical. In fact, the text masterfully balances a thorough exploration of modern finance principles with a strong practical focus on real-world applications and rigorous analysis, even while avoiding complicated formulas with little value for decision-making. Perfect for executive education courses, M.B.A. programs, or any class with an emphasis on translating theory into practice or learning through real-world cases, FINANCE FOR EXECUTIVES employs a strong problem-scenario approach to present key concepts within the context of realistic financial management issues that executives commonly face. In addition, a series of integrated case studies analyzes the same set of companies throughout the text to explore concepts in greater depth and reinforce learning. The new Fourth Edition maintains the texta€™s highly reader-friendly structure and presentation. Because each chapter is self-contained, instructors can enjoy great flexibility in structuring their courses, while students will find the text an invaluable reference and resource to use throughout their careers. In addition, the current edition features extensive updates incorporating the most recent financial data and latest references, as well as a new chapter devoted to managing corporate risk, an essential topic for success in todaya€™s high-stakes business environment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.In other words, Lowea#39;s liquidity position at year-end 2008 was more aggressive than that of The Home Depot. ... As mentioned above, The Home Depot receivables are cash equivalents because they represent payments in the process of being cleared by credit institutions. This is also ... to constant upgrading of its logistic programs, including faster delivery from its distribution centers and transit facilities.

Title:Finance for Executives: Managing for Value Creation
Author:Gabriel Hawawini, Claude Viallet
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2010-09-22


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