The bond markets have grown in importance in recent years and witnessed significant advances in design structure. The third edition of Professor Moorad Choudhry’s benchmark reference text An Introduction to Bond Markets brings readers up to date with latest developments and market practice. It offers a detailed yet accessible and reader-friendly look at the main instruments, and is aimed specifically at newcomers to the market or those unfamiliar with modern fixed income products. The author capitalizes on wealth of experience in the bond markets to present this concise yet-in-depth coverage of bonds and associated derivatives.
This book presents the vide range of instruments for financing, investing and controlling risk besides an overview of the exact/liability management issues faced by major institutional investors and the strategies they employed.
This manual serves as an excellent introduction to the variety of business context in which credit risk can occur. It explains the different types of credit risk and proceeds to examine how such risk can be anticipate and managed. All methods by which credit risk can be controlled are examined in turn; starting with a description of he principles of credit management and proceeding to explain the principles of good lending, credit venting, security, insurance and the overall management of the credit cycle.
MANAGEMENT CASES, REVISED EDITION is a collection of thought-provoking cases studies each a timeless representative of a challenge that all managers will face at some point in their careers. Longtime Drucker colleague, collaborator, and eminent management professor Joseph A. Maciariello has organized the material to be used in conjunction with Management, Revised Edition, making the book particularly useful in undergraduate, MBA, and executive education classrooms.
It contains fifteen completely new cases written especially for this edition plus another thirty-five revised and updated cases, ensuring that the book provides comprehensive coverage of the most important management dilemmas and most timeless leadership wisdom. An essential resource for business students and working professionals alike, the book will help readers test and hone their management skills.
The effective business, Peter Drucker observes, focuses on opportunities rather than problems. How this focus is achieved in order to make the organization prosper and grow is the subject of this companion to his classic work, THE PRACTICE OF MANAGEMENT. Managing for Results shows what the executive decision maker must do to move his enterprise forward. Drucker again employs his particular genius for breaking through conventional outlooks and opening up new perspectives for profits and growth.
Is it really true that working longer hours makes more successful? Do you really need to hide your emotions in order to gain respect as a manager? Do you need to use a certain type of language if you want to be taken seriously?
The world of management is blighted by fads, fiction and falsehoods. In MYTHS OF MANAGEMENT, Stefan Stern and Cary Cooper take you on an entertaining journey through the most famous myths surrounding management. They debunk false assumptions, inject truth into over-simplifications and tackle damaging habits head on. With fascinating insights from psychology, leadership theory and organizational behavior, this book provides you with compelling and practical guidance to avoid falling into the trap of cliché, misinformation and prejudice. This engaging read offers you insights into the reality of work, drawn from extensive research and real-world business examples. Whether cheesy, native or destructive, management myths could be holding you back and stifling your team’s potential. MYTHS OF MANAGEMENT is the guide you need to become a better, more enlightened manager.
Talespin is an excellent book for corporate business executives and students of communications. Gerry McCusker takes us on an international journey through an enormous variety of public relations disasters showing us with clarity and insight how they can happen to big corporations and individuals alike.
This guide provides a lively and accessible tour of the management thinking that has driven business change over the years and will continue to be influential. For managers everywhere, it will be an invaluable and entertaining source of reference.
PART ONE provides a clear overview of more than 100 ideas that have most influenced the management of business over the past century or so. As well as explaining each idea, it gives a brief run-down of the history behind it and lists suggestions for further reading.
PART TWO gives the low-down on more than 50 of world’s most influential management thinkers past and present. The majority are American – including what can be called the “Famous Five”: Peter Drucker, Douglas McGregor, Michael Porter, Alfred Sloan and Fredick Winslow Taylor – but more than 20 come from countries such as Britain, Japan, India, France and the Netherlands.
The Handbook of Fixed Income Securities is the investing industry’s most authoritative, widely followed fixed income reference. Institutional and individual investors rely on the handbook for its scope and detail, along with the unquestioned global authority and expertise of its contributors.
Asset pricing theory abounds with elegant mathematical models. The logic is so compelling that the models are widely used in policy, from banking, investments and corporate finance to government. To what extent, however, can these models predict what actually happens in financial markets? In the Paradox of Asset Pricing, a leading financial researcher argues forcefully that the empirical record is weak at best. Peter Bossaerts undertakes the most thorough, technically sound investigation in many years into scientific character of the pricing of financial assets.
A classic since its publication in 1954, THE PRACTICE OF MANAGEMENT was the first book to look at management as a whole and being a manager as a separate responsibility. THE PRACTICE OF MANAGEMENT created the discipline of modern management practices. Readable, fundamental, and basic, it remains an essential book for students, aspiring managers, and seasoned professionals.