Practical Financial Management

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Cengage Learning, Jan 10, 2007 - Business & Economics - 800 pages
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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Dr. Lasher has a unique background in education and financial practice that enables him to offer unique, firsthand insights into the world of financial management in his text. Prior to entering full-time academics, he worked in finance at 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, he taught evening courses in finance and economics at the University of Dallas, the University of Texas at Dallas, and Golden Gate University in San Francisco. After a successful corporate career, he became a full time author/educator in finance at Nichols College. He has taught and written finance for over 25 years.Dr. Lasher holds a B.S. and an M.B.A. from Columbia University, a Ph.D. from Southern Methodist University, and a J.D from the New England School of Law. He has been a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the Massachusetts Bar. In addition to Practical Financial Management, he has published books on business planning, franchising, and the strategic management of small firms.

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