Small in size but packed with detailed information, Barron's Business Dictionaries are extremely useful and economical reference sources for business students, business managers, and general readers seeking advice and information on specific business subjects. Each pocket-size book defines thousands of authoritative yet specialized terms within its subject area and features an abundance of diagrams, charts, and line art. These are must-haves for students and professionals alike. This revised and expanded dictionary defines approximately 8,000 terms relating to accounting, taxation, advertising, business law, communications, transportation, computers and the Internet, insurance, international business, management, marketing, real estate, and statistics. This brand-new edition has been expanded to include more than 150 new terms specifically relating to finance and economics.
Language Arts & Disciplines by Rita Moss,David G. Ernsthausen
Strauss's latest edition retains its place as an essential text for library students; an indispensable guide for practitioners in public, academic, and special libraries who deal with business inquiries; and a resource for entrepreneurs and business professionals.
Expanded with new entries and updated to reflect recent economic developments and the current business climate, this quick-reference dictionary defines more than 7,500 terms relating to accounting, taxation, advertising, business law, communications, transportation, computers and the Internet, economics, finance, insurance, international business, management, marketing, real estate, and statistics. Definitions come with examples, illustrations, and cross-references. An appendix defines hundreds of business-related abbreviations and acronyms. Here is a useful, easy-to-understand reference book with information that is helpful to everyone involved in business activities, whether novices or experienced business executives.
A source guide for business, marketing, and financial researchers looking for information in the commercial, industrial, manufacturing, communications, automotive, and agricultural sectors. The reference lists print and electronic tools, compact discs, and online databases.
This manual takes readers through the legal and practical details they must follow in the process of forming and maintaining a corporation. They will learn about the advantages and disadvantages of different types of corporate structure.
This quick-reference fact finder defines approximately 4,500 key terms that apply to life, health, property, casualty, home owners’, tenants’, and professional liability insurance. Also included and defined in detail are important terms that apply to pension plans and individual retirement accounts. Newly updated to reflect changes in federal and local legislation, this book is a valuable guide for insurance agents, brokers, actuaries, underwriters, and virtually everybody who has ever purchased or plans to purchase insurance. It can also serve as a textbook supplement in business courses. A previous edition of this book was praised by The New York Times as “. . . helpful, particularly for employee benefit and retirement issues.”
A well-organized and efficiently run business meeting helps employees share common aims and focus on goals. This book's advice includes ways to encourage group participation and teamwork, making best use of audiovisual tools, dealing with disruptive personalities at the meeting place, and wrapping up a meeting with a sense of shared purpose.
Search Strategies, Research Case Study, Research Problems, and Data Source Evaluations and Reviews
Author: Susan Klopper
Publisher: South-Western Pub
Category: Business & Economics
Internet research can be quick, easy, and abundant — but also challenging. Research sites sometimes come and go, and sources can be questionable. The Business Research Solutions Series provides comprehensive business and financial research reference guides and online training manuals to bridge a major gap in the field of online research methodology. This resourceful and innovative series of reference guides teaches readers how to approach a research problem, how to select the best online sources, and how to effectively use these sources. It also suggests alternate low-cost solutions for many standard questions and problems. A must-have for professionals involved in company research, these invaluable tools provide step-by-step advice on how to analyze, interpret, and present data for informed decision-making.Introduction to Online Accounting and Financial Research offers thorough coverage of effective online research practices for the financial arena. The guide begins by helping readers gain a solid understanding of the basics — associations, standards, challenges — in the areas of accounting and finance before progressing to steps for defining the research problem and developing strategies for effective research. Helping readers develop effective research strategies, the book introduces key sources, discusses free vs. for-pay options, as well as covers reliability and reputability issues.Like all the titles in the Business Research Series, this book is conveniently divided into four sections containing a number of business research applications that can be used for both in-house research training and reference.
Eine empirische Untersuchung zur Verantwortung von Managern
Author: Clemens Pelster
Category: Business & Economics
Clemens Pelster entwickelt ein Forschungsmodell zum Controllability-Prinzip, das die Modellierung der Prinzipal-Agenten-Theorie um die Elemente Verantwortungsbewusstsein, generelle Beeinflussbarkeit und wahrgenommener Handlungsrahmen erweitert. Er zeigt, dass die Wahrnehmung dessen, was sie beeinflussen können, und das Verantwortungsbewusstsein bei Managern unterschiedlich ausgeprägt sind, und präsentiert Handlungsempfehlungen, wie dies bei der Ausgestaltung von Anreizsystemen berücksichtigt werden kann.
Author: Jae K. Shim,Joel G. Siegel,Nick Dauber,Anique A. Qureshi
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series
Category: Business & Economics
The newly updated edition of this authoritative reference volume deserves a place in the library of every accountant, bookkeeper, accounting manager, CPA, CFO, controller, business manager, and business student. An opening overview of financial accounting describes financial statements and presents details on financial reporting requirements and compliance, and U.S. GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards). Chapters that follow cover cost management, as well as taxation forms and their preparation. An extensive A-to-Z dictionary of accounting terms presents short-entry definitions of everything from Abacus to Z Score.
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Like the other titles in Barron’s Business Review Series, the new sixth edition of Accounting makes a useful supplement to college textbooks, and is also excellent as a main text in business brush-up programs. Author Peter J. Eisen familiarizes students with key accounting terms, explains the accounting equation, and goes on to instruct in the use and preparation of financial statements, the recording of business transactions in journals, and in closing and adjusting entries at the end of a business period. The book is organized to closely follow a standard college textbook, but concentrates on student understanding of what is done, and, more importantly, how and why. Other helpful features include: Review questions Computational problems with complete detailed solutions presented when appropriate Additional problems to reinforce the reader’s knowledge An extensive glossary of accounting terms. New features in this edition include instruction in the use of spreadsheets to solve many accounting problems, a more detailed explanation of accounting data procedures as internal controls designed to safeguard assets, and extensive commentary on business ethics.