Finance and Accounting for Nonfinancial Managers All the Basics You Need to Know

ISBN-10: 0465018491

ISBN-13: 9780465018499

Edition: 6th 2010

Authors: William G. Droms, Jay O. Wright

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In the current environment of cut-throat competition, razor-thin profit margins, and increasing scrutiny from stakeholders, mastering the fundamentals of financial management is a must for everyone with a stake in their companies and in their own professional futures. Packed with step-by-step examples and illustrative case studies, and updated to reflect the latest trends in the economy and in financial policy,Finance and Accounting for Nonfinancial Managersis a nuts-and-bolts guide for managers, entrepreneurs, seasoned executives, teachers, and students alike. Featuring new commentary on corporate accountability, updated interactive templates, study questions, and an online instructor's guide, this new edition covers all the key aspects of financial management.
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List price: $27.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 6/22/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Contemporary Financial Management
(R)evolution of the Finance Function
Goals of Financial Management
Organization and Structure of the Book
The Tax Environment
Organizational Form and Taxes
Corporate Income Taxes
Personal Income Taxes
Subchapter S Corporations
Financial Accounting Fundamentals
Introduction to Financial Statements
Objectives of Financial Accounting
The Auditor's Opinion
The Balance Sheet
Book Value of Securities
The Income Statement
Supplemental "Pro Forma" or "Operating" Earnings
Accumulated and Retained Earnings
Statement of Cash Flows
Sarbanes-Oxley and Financial Statements
Accounting-A Financial Information System
The Accounting Process
The Accrual Concept
Double-Entry Accounting
The Accounting Cycle
Special Topics in Accounting
Changes in the Equity Account
Depreciation Accounting
Inventory Accounting
Accounting for Leases
Intercorporate Investments
Financial Analysis and Control
Financial Statement Analysis
Objectives of Financial Statement Analysis
Ratio Analysis
Common-Size Statements
Sequence of Analysis
Case Study: Technosystems, Inc.
Financial Analysis, Financial Fraud, and Financial Stress
Financial Forecasting and Cash Budgeting
Objectives of Financial Forecasting
Short-Term Forecasts and Cash Budgeting
Financial Forecast for the Cutler Toy Company
Long-Term Financial Planning
Breakeven Analysis for Profit Planning
Assumptions of Breakeven Analysis
Breakeven Applications
The Breakeven Technique
Breakeven Charts
Nonlinear Breakeven Analysis
Working Capital Decisions
Working Capital Policy
Importance of Working Capital Policy
Short-Term Versus Long-Term Financing
Relative Magnitude of Working Capital Investment
Inventory Control Policy
Credit Policy
Accounts Payable Payment Policy
Working Capital Management
Management of Cash and Marketable Securities
Accounts Receivable Management
Inventory Management
Sources of Short-Term Financing
Mathematical Derivation of Economic Order Quantity
Long-Term Investment Decisions
Mathematics of Compound Interest
Compound Interest
Present Value
Present Value of an Annuity
Compound Value of an Annuity
Application to Personal Decision Making
Capital Budgeting
Net Present Value
Internal Rate of Return
Profitability Index
Selection of Method
Dealing with Uncertainty
Case Study: Droppitt Parcel Company
Cost of Capital
Cost of Capital Defined
Marginal Cost and Capital Budgeting
Calculating the Average Cost of Capital
The Capital Asset Pricing Model
Capital Structure Management
Long-Term Financing Decisions
Valuation of Financial Assets
Capitalization-of-Income Method
Selecting Appropriate Capitalization Rates
Bond Valuation
Preferred Stock Valuation
Common Stock Valuation
Valuing Closely Held Businesses
Valuation Principles
Revenue Ruling 59-60
Case Analysis: Valuing Home Medical Care, Inc.
Sources and Forms of Long-Term Financing
The Money and Capital Markets
Intermediate- and Long-Term Debt
Lease Financing
Preferred Stock
Common Stock
Dividend Policy
Special Topics in Finance
Governance and Risk Management
Basics of Corporate Governance
Directors' Fiduciary Duties
Daily Governance of the Corporation
Risk Management
International Finance
Futures, Options, and Swaps
Money Markets
Capital Markets
Mergers and Acquisitions
A Brief History of Mergers and Acquisitions
How Companies Can Work Together
How and Why to Do an Acquisition
The Politics and Economics of Acquisitions
LBOs, Hostile Takeovers, and Reverse M & A
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