Essentials of Managerial Finance

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The classic that started in the First in Finance franchise. Now in its twelfth edition, this best-selling text is renowned for its excellent blend of theoretical and applied material, comprehensive support package, and applicable real-world examples. In addition to its continued coverage of such hot topics as multinational finance and small-business issues, ethical dilemma discussions are incorporated throughout the text. The coverage of working capital early on is a distinguishing feature. Formerly known as "Weston/Besley/ Brigham," Scott Besley is now the primary author.

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This 1974 book was designed for use in introductory finance courses. The primary focus is on stockholder wealth maximization. A secondary focus reveals how corporate financial decisions affect society and the economy at large. Read full review


Introduction to Managerial Finance
Importance of Managerial Finance 7 The Financial Managers
of the Corporation 12 Managerial Actions to Maximize Shareholder

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About the author (1996)

J. Fred Weston, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus Recalled of Managerial Economics and Finance at the John E. Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA. Since 1968, he has been Director of the UCLA Research Program on Takeovers and Restructuring.

Samuel C. Weaver, Ph.D., is associate professor of finance at Lehigh University, where he formerly served as the Theodore A. Lauer Adjunct Professor of Finance. He is a veteran of over 100 acquisition valuations and numerous other restructuring activities.

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