The topic discussed in this chapter is making capital investment decisions. In this chapter, you will learn: Understand how to determine the relevant cash flows for a proposed investment, understand how to analyse a project’s projected cash flows, understand how to evaluate an estimated NPV.
Chapter 11 - Economic growth and the investment decision. This chapter describe and compare factors favoring and limiting economic growth in developed and developing economies, describe the relationship between the long-run rate of stock market appreciation and the sustainable growth rate of the economy, explain the importance of potential gross domestic product (GDP) and its growth rate in the investment decisions of equity and fixed-income investors,...
(BQ) Part 2 book "Accounting for managers: Interpreting accounting information for decision-making" has contents: Strategic investment decisions, performance evaluation of business units, budgetary control, introduction to the readings, budgeting,...and other contents.
Chapter 3 - Demand and supply analysis: The firm. This chapter focuses on decision making by the suppliers/producers of goods and services, whereas Chapter 2 examined the role of individuals in shaping the demand for goods and services.
The learning objectives for this chapter include: Describe the two types of capital investment decisions with which managers may be faced: accept or reject decisions, capital-rationing decisions; describe the method of calculation of non-discounting models: payback period, accounting rate of return; explain the advantages and limitations of non-discounting models;...
(BQ) Part 1 book "Financial management for decision makers" has contents: The world of financial management, financial planning, analysing and interpreting financial statements, making capital investment decisions, making capital investment decisions - further issues,...and other contents.
A practical guide for making sense of chaos theory and applying it to today's financial markets. Enables traders and analysts to uncover hidden determinism in seemingly random market events and make accurate investment decisions with high probabilities for profit.
Business financial decisions are not made in a vacuum. An ‘obvious’ decision may often have to be
tempered by an appreciation of the restrictions imposed by the prevailing environment. Although it
is beyond our scope to consider the full social, political and economic complexity of the financial
decision-making context, we provide an overview of the key features of the UK financial and
economic system. A sound grasp of the framework for financial decisions is essential if the reader is
to appreciate fully the issues discussed in subsequent chapters of this book....
In this chapter, you will explore foreign direct investment. You will also: Learn about worldwide patterns of foreign direct investment flows and the theories that attempt to explain them; understand important management issues in the foreign direct investment decision; and examine why governments intervene in the flow of foreign direct investment and the methods they use.
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After studying this chapter, you should understand: How to determine the relevant cash flows for a proposed project, how to determine if a project is acceptable, how to set a bid price for a project, how to evaluate the equivalent annual cost of a project.
The term capital budgeting is used to describe how managers plan significant cash outlays on projects that have long-term implications, such as the purchase of new equipment and the introduction of new products. This chapter describes several tools that can be used by managers to help make these types of investment decisions.
(BQ) Part 2 book "Managerial accounting" has contents: Tactical decision making, capital investment decisions, inventory management, lean accounting, target costing, and the balanced scorecard, international issues in management accounting, environmental cost management,...and other contents.
Chapter 25 - Capital budgeting. After studying this chapter you will be able to: Explain the nature of capital investment decisions; identify nonfinancial factors in capital investment decisions; evaluate capital investment proposals using (a) payback period, (b) return on investment, and (c) discounted cash flows; discuss the relationship between net present value and an investor's required rate of return;...
(BQ) Part 1 book "Corporate finance" has contents: Introduction to corporate finance, financial statements and cash flow, financial statements analysis and financial models, discounted cash flow valuation, net present value and other investment rules, making capital investment decisions,...and other contents.
Chapter 1 - Demand and supply analysis: Introduction. The focus of the reading is on demand and supply analysis (microeconomics): How are prices and quantities of transactions determined? The theory of the consumer deals with how consumers make choices, and the theory of the firm is how profit-maximizing firms make choices.
Models begin with many simplifications (e.g., assumptions), but then we evaluate the model by comparing the implications of the model with what we observe in the real world. After studying this chapter you will be able to understand: Why show this? Because some who read about consumer theory may be concerned about the unrealistic nature of the models and thus may get too involved in how unrealistic the model is. The focus should be on understanding consumer choice theory and then examining what happens if more realism is introduced.
The market structure and the degree of competitiveness in the industry affect a firm’s pricing and output strategy and, eventually, its long-run profitability. Chapter 4 introduce the firm and market structures. Inviting you refer.
Chapter 5 - Aggregate output, prices, and economic growth. This chapter calculate and explain gross domestic product (GDP) using expenditure and income approaches, compare the sum-of-value-added and value-of-final-output methods of calculating GDP, compare nominal and real GDP, and calculate and interpret the GDP deflator,....