Practical Financial Management

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Cengage Learning, Jan 10, 2007 - Business & Economics - 800 pages
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Follow the Lasher stream to success! Written with students like you in mind, PRACTICAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT is filled with relevant, practical, and easy-to-understand information that covers all of the financial management topics you need to succeed in this course. Author William R. Lasher is not only a top-notch teacher; he's also a former CFO who created a text that allows you to sit in on intriguing descriptions of the conflicts that financial managers face every day -- including the hidden agendas and biases that decision makers may bring to the analysis of financial proposals.
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William R. Lasher has a unique background spanning both education and practice in finance that allows him to offer unique, firsthand insights into the world of financial management within this text. Prior to entering full-time academics, he worked for Texas Instruments, Harris Corporation, and the Pacific Telesis organization. He has held positions as a planner, a controller, and a subsidiary CFO. While working in business, Lasher served as an adjunct professor at the University of Dallas, the University of Texas at Dallas, and Golden Gate University in San Francisco. In 1988, he moved into a full-time position in education with Nichols College. Dr. Lasher holds a B.S. and an M.B.A. from Columbia University and a Ph.D. from Southern Methodist University. He is a certified public accountant and has published books on business planning, franchising, and the strategic management of small firms.

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