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.
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.
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.
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.
'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
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.
Looks at the theory and practice of modern banking, and at the prospects for the future. This text is devoted to micro issues of banking, including competition, structure, performance, risk, and regulation.
This title covers topics that are found in levels one and two of an undergraduate level module where students are studying a programme in the area of economics, finance, accountancy or more broadly management.
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.
Schaum's Outlines present all the essential course information in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic format. You also get hundreds of examples, solved problems, and practice exercises to test your skills.
Teaches the essentials of management accounting. This guide covers the fundamentals of management accounting, including cost accounting, how to develop and use information for costing products and services, decision making, operational budgeting, performance evaluation, and other important subjects.
Incorporates the changes in the world of international finance over the years. This book focuses on the emergence of new markets - particularly the rise to financial prominence of China and India and other growth economies in Asia and elsewhere.
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.
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.
Updated to include the changes in international accounting, auditing and financial reporting standards, this edition features new questions from some of the most prominent exam boards including ACCA, IACEW and CAI and a new emphasis on corporate governance and responsibility.
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.
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.
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.