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Financial Times Handbook of Management
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 1094

Financial Times Handbook of Management

The state of the art The world of business never stands still. Today¿s dominant force is tomorrow¿s sideshow. Fashions change and best practice evolves. For managers one certainty endures; the more you know the higher you go. From crafting strategies to delivering results, questions of management will always be too varied, perplexing and challenging to yield a single answer. They are best explored with the help of many perspectives. The third edition of the Financial Times Handbook of Management encapsulates this world of management thinking, reflecting what matters to managers in organizations in the first decade of the new century. A compelling and comprehensive companion to management¿...

Global Leadership
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 384

Global Leadership

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2003-04-28
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  • Publisher: FT Press

The follow-up to Marshall Goldsmith's 500,000-copy bestseller The Leader of the Future, Global Leadership: The Next Generation systematically identifies what tomorrow's leaders will need to know, do and believe in order to successfully lead the global enterprise of the future. Drawing on the results of an extraordinary 2-year Accenture study of emerging business leaders, this book shows why the skills of today's global leaders won't be enough--and why tomorrow's leaders won't resemble today's. Goldsmith and his co-authors first identify five new "factors of leadership" and their implications: global thinking, appreciation of diversity, technological savvy, a willingness to partner and an ope...

The Financial Times Guide to Using and Interpreting Company Accounts
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 404

The Financial Times Guide to Using and Interpreting Company Accounts

A thoroughly revised and updated edition of this perennial bestseller, providing a trusted and comprehensive guide to using and interpreting company accounts.

Financial Times Guide to the Financial Markets
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 564

Financial Times Guide to the Financial Markets

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2012
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  • Publisher: Ft Press

How financial markets work, in plain English! An authoritative, complete, and up-to-date guide to today's global financial system. * *The 'jargon-busting' guide to global finance: everything today's manager, investor, policymaker, and citizen needs to know. *Crystal-clear introductions to banking, central banks, insurance, money and bond markets, equities, futures, options, swaps, FX, hedge funds, private equity, and how they fit together. *Financial crises: what's happened, why -- and what the new landscape looks like. This is the most complete, authoritative, and up-to-date guide to the workings of financial markets, the global financial system, and their immense and relentless impact. Ren...

The Financial Times Guide to Investing
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 608

The Financial Times Guide to Investing

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2012-08-21
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  • Publisher: Pearson UK

The Financial Times Guide to Investingis the definitive introduction to the art of successful stock market investing. Beginning with the very basics of why companies need investors and explaining what investors do, Glen Arnold takes you through the practicalities of buying and selling shares. He describes different types of investment vehicles and advises you how you can be successful at picking companies, understanding their accounts, managing a sophisticated portfolio, measuring performance and risk and setting up an investment club. The second edition of this bestselling introduction to investing explains how the financial markets operate, shows you what you need to know to be successful ...

Reading and Understanding the Financial Times
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 171

Reading and Understanding the Financial Times

This engaging and practical guide selects topical Financial Times articles with recurrent themes and provides engaging analysis, unravelling the key points and explaining the financial and economic data. This book will enable you to engage with corporate finance in any context; be it at work, on the television, in radio reports or on the internet. Structured around 11 key topics in finance, ranging from classical exposition of financial markets and institutions through to current issues surrounding private equity, risk management and hedge funds, each chapter sets the scene and analyses the chosen articles. Particular attention is paid to detailed explanation of key terminology (crucial for when you need to file that urgent report at work or look into reviewing your mortgage). Reading and Understanding the Financial Timesleaves you to ponder your findings and research further with self review questions andsuggested data and web-based activities on the book’s website so that next time you read the Financial Times you will be able to do your own analysis.

Financial Times Briefing on Sustainable Business
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 147

Financial Times Briefing on Sustainable Business

A more sustainable business is a more profitable one. Financial Times Briefing on Sustainable Business is your practical and accessible guide to transforming the way you do business, to the gain of both the environment and your bottom line. It will show you what you need to do to develop a sound, authentic and most of all profitable approach to environmental sustainability.The unique structure of the book will ensure that you get the targeted advice you need. Financial Times Briefings are designed to give busy decision-makers the answers to pressing issues that require hard measurable results

The Financial Times Guide to Understanding Finance
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 410

The Financial Times Guide to Understanding Finance

The perfect business finance desktop companion: quick, easy, accessible, and now fully updated for today's techniques and realities. * *Fast-paced, easy-to-understand, and accessible insight into finance theory, applications, and the connections between them. *Covers new financial products and instruments, utilizes newer data, and presents more detailed coverage. *Contains new Q and As, with answers provided on the companion web site. The FT Guide to Understanding Finance, Second Edition is the essential book for all financial professionals and students who want to broaden and deepen their knowledge of both financial concepts and applications. Easy to read and use, it tightly links theory an...

The Financial Times Guide to Strategy
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 376

The Financial Times Guide to Strategy

In the Fourth Edition of this easy-to-read and logically-structured guide, Richard Koch leads readers through every critical step in creating, delivering, and understanding successful strategy. Ideal for executives and strategists at both the corporate and business unit level, this book guides readers in asking the right questions, finding the answers, and translating those answers into action.

The Truth About Managing People
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 240

The Truth About Managing People

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2014-12-08
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  • Publisher: FT Press

Discover today's quick, practical, proven guide to overcoming "killer" management problems and succeeding brilliantly as a leader! Unlike other management books, The Truth About Managing People, Fourth Edition is 100% practical and completely based on tested evidence, not mere anecdote or opinion. Top management author Stephen P. Robbins has distilled thousands of research studies, meta-analyses, and Big Data investigations into a set of 63 proven, tested solutions for today's make-or-break management challenges. Each solution is presented quickly and concisely, in just 2-3 pages, so you can absorb them fast, and use them immediately. Robbins' fully updated truths cover every key aspect of m...