With company accounts recording the costs associated with people, not the benefits that they bring, this text explores the experiences of 10 case study organisations that are making real and deliberate efforts to understand the contributions of their employees, and how that contributes to the success of the business.
Strengthen your decision-making processes with this interpretive approach to accounting and financial information. Specifically designed for the needs of MBA, EMBA and MA Business and Management students.
Suitable for use by postgraduate and higher national diploma students studying cost and management accounting, this book covers the theory and practice of management and cost accounting and includes extensive assessment questions and illuminating Real World Views.
A complete set of statistical tools for beginning financial analysts from a leading authority Written by one of the leading experts on the topic, An Introduction to Analysis of Financial Data with R explores basic concepts of visualization of financial data.
Designed to help improve student performance, meaning that students are prepared for class and can successfully solve problems and analyse the results, this title provides opportunities for students to practice solving financial problems and apply what they've learned.
A refreshingly clear introduction to those core accounting topics that non-specialist students need to master. Designed to help students learn key principles, reinforce understanding, and apply accounting concepts to real business decisions, it is an ideal first stepping stone into the world of accounting.
This authoritative A-Z contains over 3,800 clear and concise entries on all aspects of accounting, from financial and management accounting to auditing, taxation, and corporate finance. It includes worked examples, as well as recommended web links for many entries.
Presents the various theories of financial accounting through a balanced and dynamic approach. Clearly written, this title provides comprehensive coverage of internationally developed accounting theories from a European perspective.
This authoritative dictionary covers every aspect of personal and international finance. It has been fully revised and updated, particularly with regards to terminology relating to the financial crash of 2008-9. With clear definitions for over 5,200 entries, it is an indispensable guide for anyone involved in finance and banking.
'Excellent book for first time researchers in the field of accounting, could also be useful in other disciplines involving social science research.' - Miss Clare Guthrie, Accounting & Finance, Manchester Metropolitan University
Karen McCreadie's brilliant interpretation of George S. Clason's The Richest Man in Babylon, one of the most influential personal finance books of all time, illustrates the principles of Clason's philosophy with modern examples to enable 21st century readers to manage their money and transform their lives.
Intends to provide non-specialist students of financial accounting with a comprehensive and relevant approach to the subject that takes on board the increasing impact of international accounting standards.
Provides an introduction to accounting for foundation level students. This book begins with a comprehensive stage-by-stage introduction to double entry book-keeping and accounting. It is suitable for the wide range of introductory courses in accounting and business studies at Colleges of Further Education.
Today's successful companies are those that recognize that they have responsibilities to stakeholders that go beyond mere compliance with the law or meeting the fiduciary responsibility inherent in maximizing returns. This book focuses on engaging stakeholders for long-term value creation.
As stakeholder relationships and business in society have become increasingly central to the unfolding of stakeholder thinking, important new topics have begun to take centre stage in both the worlds of practice and academia. The essays in this book focus on the practice of stakeholder engagement.
This essential introduction to bookkeeping and financial accounting is an easy-to-understand text with clear explanations, worked examples, case studies, questions and selected answers. Perfect for the complete beginner, yet suitable for A level and degree courses, this comprehensive text is supported by free online resources.
Teaches students how businesses use spreadsheets and databases in accounting. This book explains how to use these tools in solving real accounting problems and is written in a step-by-step format, with plenty of screenshots making it easy to follow.
An excellent resource for investors, Modern Portfolio Theory and Investment Analysis, 9th Edition examines the characteristics and analysis of individual securities as well as the theory and practice of optimally combining securities into portfolios.
Fundamentals of Corporate Finance, 3rd Edition by Robert Parrino, David Kidwell, and Thomas Bates develops the fundamental concepts underlying corporate finance in an intuitive manner while maintain a strong emphasis on developing computational skills.
In every aspect of our lives we are suffering from information overload. But organisations and the individuals within them can develop strategies in order to manage information. This book explains these strategies, and takes a problem-solving approach, contextualising theory within examples from a range of organisations.
Reading and Understanding the Financial Times analyses a selection of topical FT articles with recurrent themes relating to some of the most important issues in the world of corporate finance, leaving you ready to conduct your own analysis the next time you read the FT for business or pleasure.
This revised fifth edition provides a thorough understanding of the subject, principally for students preparing themselves for professional examinations but also for managers who need to communicate with members of the accounting profession.
A reference work for tax professionals that covers various areas of UK taxation. It features: Outline of the UK tax system; Employment; Pensions; Trading activities; Land and buildings; Tax and the family; Choosing investments; and, other areas, including trusts and estates, and the overseas element.