The Essentials of Finance and Accounting for Nonfinancial Managers, 3rd Edition

  • Edward Fields
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  • ISBN-10: 0814436951
  • ISBN-13: 9780814436950
  • DDC: 658.15
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 336 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released June 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Frustrated by financial statements? Dread the budget process? This new edition of a business classic demystifies finance and accounting and gives managers the tools they need make better decisions. Expanded case studies and practice exercises reinforce the lessons and let you strengthen your skills. Imagine the impact when you grasp not only what the numbers mean—but how you can use that intelligence to drive your business forward.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Understanding Financial Information.
1: The Balance Sheet.
2: The Income Statement.
3: The Statement of Cash Flows.
4: Generally Accepted Accounting Principles: A Review and Update.
5: The Annual Report and Other Sources of Incredibly Valuable Information.
Analysis of Financial Statements.
6: Key Financial Ratios.
7: Using Return on Assets to Measure Profit Centers.
8: Overhead Allocations.
Decision Making for Improved Profitability.
9: Analysis of Business Profitability.
10: Return on Investment.
Additional Financial Information.
11: Financing the Business.
12: Business Planning and the Budget.
13: Final Thoughts.
Appendix A: Financial Statement Practice.
Appendix B: Finance and Accounting Terms.
Appendix C: Comprehensive Case Study: Paley Products, Inc..
Appendix D: Ratio Matching Challenge.
Appendix E: Comprehensive Case Study: Woodbridge Manufacturing.
Appendix F: Comprehensive Case Study: Bensonhurst Brewery.
About the Author.