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Editors: Dell’Atti, Stefano, Trotta, Annarita (Eds.)Presents innovative state-of-the-art research on reputation managementAnalyzes and investigates reputational crisis in the international banking sectorProposes a model of analysis and management of reputational crisisThe topic of reputational crisis in the banking sector has received increasing attention from academics and practitioners. This book presents expert contributions that cover three main aspects: first, an extensive review of the literature on reputational risk in the banking sector aimed to identify the relationships between causes, effects, stakeholders, and key qualitative-quantitative variables involved during the reputational crisis of a bank; second, devising a conceptual framework for management of reputational crisis in banking, and finally, testing this framework with the results of an empirical analysis carried out by observing key variables of some known cases of reputational crisis relating to international banks and proposing case studies regarding the dynamic process of reputation management.
The OTC derivatives market has been hit by a massive wave of regulatory change. Capital and margin requirements have increased, trade reporting has been mandated, and execution mechanisms are evolving. Most of all, central clearing is being imposed for many transactions.
OTC Derivatives: Bilateral Trading and Central Clearing explains the new rules and the new models. It discusses the traditional bilateral market, then sets out how this will change due to mandatory central clearing and the new ways in which OTC derivatives will have to be traded, reported, and processed.
Fixed and Marginal Costs in Electricity Markets lays out clear cost methodologies for understanding marginal price structures, further cementing electricity’s role as an asset class with fixed and variable costs. This work presents a global recasting of electricity market design and will be of direct use to practitioners, academics, commentators, planners, and policy makers in electricity. Harris places electricity firmly in the canon of the microeconomics and econo-engineering of costs, from bridges to broadband infrastructure.
Provides accountants in small and medium sized firms the tool to expand services beyond attest and compliance functions. Shows how to transition to other professional services that clients value. Provides a pro-forma business plan for mapping a three to five year plan for the transition to a successful practice. Positions consulting as an extension to traditional services, not just an alternative. Includes many real world examples of accountants who have made a successful transition to new services, discussing the challenges and the results achieved.
This book presents an innovative new framework consisting of seven key principles for strategic wealth creation. Illustrated through real world examples from interviews with highly successful private investors, the book provides a practical perspective grounded in sound academic research and practical experience.
Behavioral Finance and Capital Markets reveals the main foundations underpinning neoclassical capital market and asset pricing theory, as filtered through the lens of behavioral finance.Review"Szyszka provides an excellent introduction to this intellectual conflict [between the dominant neoclassical and upstart behavioral paradigms] and the basic contours of the theoretical and empirical grounds upon which the battle is taking place. The text offers something for just about any reader interested in a better understanding of capital markets, whether undergraduate students considering a future in finance, graduate students forming their own research agenda, or professionals in finance wanting to develop better predictive models or simply gain a better grasp of current academic debates about market behavior.
Inc. magazine calls it one of “the best, clearest guides to the numbers” on the market. Readers agree, saying it’s exactly “what I need to know” and calling it a “must-read” for decision makers without expertise in finance.Since its release in 2006, Financial Intelligence has become a favorite among managers who need a guided tour through the numbers—helping them to understand not only what the numbers really mean, but also why they matter.This new, completely updated edition brings the numbers up to date and continues to teach the basics of finance to managers who need to use financial data to drive their business.
This practical guide on the theory and practice of Investor Relations combines the art and science of marketing, financial analysis, and financial communications in a single source. It offers expert advice and helpful tips to be used in real business life by corporate executives, financial analysts, students, and anyone competing for capital.
"Contemporary Environmental Accounting: Issues, Concepts and Practice" has been written in order to provide an up-to-date textbook in the rapidly developing field of environmental accounting. The book is suitable for both undergraduate and graduate students and their teachers, professional accountants, and corporate and organizational managers. Although no prior knowledge of environmental accounting is necessary to understand the critical issues at stake, academic accountants should also find that the book provides a useful introduction to the topic.
Everyone knows that adopting accounting best practices can improve efficiency and reduce error rates in the accounting department, but less obvious are the benefits gained from better reporting of information to other parts of the company.
Enhancements in technology have changed how we live and learn. Working with learning resources across devices, whether smartphones, tablets, or laptop computers, empowers students to drive their own learning by putting increasingly intelligent technology into their hands. Whether the goal is to become an accountant, a businessperson, or simply an informed consumer of accounting information, Fundamental Accounting Principles has helped generations of students succeed. Its leadingedge accounting content, paired with state-of-the-art technology, supports student learning and elevates understanding of key accounting principles.
Horngren’s Cost Accounting defined the cost accounting market and continues to innovate today by consistently integrating the most current practice and theory into the text. This acclaimed, market-leading text emphasizes the basic theme of “different costs for different purposes,” and reaches beyond cost accounting procedures to consider concepts, analyses, and management.
Weygandt, Managerial Accounting, 6th Edition gives students the tools they need to succeed, whether as accountants or in other career paths. The authors present the fundamental concepts of managerial accounting in an easy-to-understand fashion in a decision-making framework for a one semester, undergraduate managerial accounting course.With an expanded emphasis on student learning, Weygandt Managerial Accounting 6th Edition demonstrates how invaluable management accounting information is to business decision-making.
The most comprehensive resource available on the subject, Accounting for Payroll: A Comprehensive Guide provides up–to–date information to enable users to handle payroll accounting in the most cost–effective manner.
The Controller’s Function, Fourth Edition is the go-to resource new and established professionals can turn to for the most up-to-date information on enhancing their performance and sustaining their company’s competitive advantage.Now with new chapters on cost accounting and accounting for acquisitions, the Fourth Edition offers you numerous real-world examples, expertly balancing both the technical and managerial sides of the job.Busy professionals can quickly access the latest information on:Job descriptions for all positions reporting to the controllerFlex budgetingDiscussion of sales bottlenecksRole of throughput in determining appropriate overhead levelsThroughput analysis for capital investmentsDiscussion of the fast close for public companiesDiscussion of cost reduction and analysisCost accountingAccounting for acquisitionsFrom describing essential competencies to detailing the more sophisticated skills like activity-based costing, target costing, and outsourcing, the Fourth Edition provides you with a complete overview of the multifaceted job of the controller—from the most basic "bread-and-butter" aspects of your job to the most advanced.
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