Excel Data Analysis

This book is written for the students and practitioners who are looking for a single introductory Excel-based resource that covers three essential business and analytical skills-Data Analysis, Business Modeling, and Simulation of Complex Problems. The focus of the book is clearly on analysis of problems for decision making, yet detailed explanations regarding how to use Excel tools are provided. After many years of teaching and consulting, it is abundantly clear to me that for most students, a g...
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Corporate Governance

Corporate governance
Offering a fresh look at the commonly accepted view of what constitutes good governance, Donald Nordberg explores the contexts of board decisions and draws upon his academic research and years of business and financial journalism in Europe, North America and Asia to provide a distinctive and pertinent contribution to the literature on corporate governance. The book: features 21 detailed case studies, drawn from international examples, to prompt discussion and analysis; provides topical, up-to-da...
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Strategic Alliance Management

Strategic alliance management
Strategic alliances - voluntary, long-term collaborations between firms to achieve their objectives - are attracting increasing attention in business schools because of their growing prevalence among organizations today. Mastering the art of managing strategic alliances allows firms to radically improve their performance and this book provides a detailed, evidence-based approach outlining the design, management, and evaluation of these alliances. Elaborating on the decision-making structures app...
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Straight And Level

Straight and level
This third edition of Straight and Level thoroughly updates the previous edition with extensive comments on recent industry developments and emerging business models. The discussion is illustrated by current examples drawn from all sectors of the industry and every region of the world. The fundamental structure of earlier editions, now widely used as a framework for air transport management courses, nonetheless remains unchanged. Part 1 of the book provides a strategic context within which to co...
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Financial Markets and Institutions

Financial markets and institutions
Since the first edition of this book, the world's financial system went through its greatest crisis for a century. What made this crisis unique is that severe financial problems emerged simultaneously in many different countries and that its economic impact was felt throughout the world as a result of the increased interconnectedness of the global economy. Written for undergraduate and graduate students of finance, economics and business, the second edition of this successful textbook provides a...
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Financial Markets and Corporate Strategy

Financial markets
The authors began writing the First Edition of this textbook in early 1988. It took almost 10 years to complete this effort, because they did not want to write an ordinary textbook. Their goal was to write a book that would break new ground in both the understanding and explanation of finance and its practice. They wanted to write a book that would influence the way people think about, teach, and practice finance.A book that would elevate the level of discussion and analysis in the classroom, in...
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Communication In Organizations

Communication in organizations
One of the most important requirements of leadership is effective communication. The idea that some people are natural leaders and that others will never learn to show good leadership is now outdated. It has been replaced by the conviction that leadership and communication skills can be learnt. Providing a thorough introduction to skilled interpersonal communication, Communication in Organizations consists of three parts. Part I introduces basic communication skills, and makes a distinction betw...
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A Guide to Game Theory

Game theory
A Guide to Game Theory explains the important concepts and techniques without using mathematical language or methods. Using a wide range of examples and applications this book covers decision problems confronted by firms, employers, unions, footballers, partygoers, politicians, governments, non-governmental organisations and communities. Written for undergraduate students with little or no prior knowledge of game theory. This book supports any game theory module on an economics degree or indeed ...
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Decision Analysis for Management Judgment

Decision analysis
In an increasingly complex world, decision analysis has a major role to play in helping decision-makers to gain insights into the problems they face. Decision Analysis for Management Judgment is unique in its breadth of coverage of decision analysis methods. It covers both the psychological problems that are associated with unaided managerial decision making and the decision analysis methods designed to overcome them. It is presented and explained in a clear, straightforward manner without using...
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Doing Research in Business and Management: an essential guide to planning your project

Doing research in business
Doing Research in Business and Management brings the theory and techniques of research methods to life and covers all of the areas of research, from a review of secondary data or literature, or writing a research proposal, to completing an entire research project. The book is written for students on undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes in business, management or related disciplines. Features: Concise and accessible; Simply definitions drawn out of the text to aid understanding; ‘Rese...
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