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Principles of Corporate Finance (Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate), 10th Edition, Richard Brealey

Principles of Corporate Finance (Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate), 10th Edition

Principles of Corporate Finance is the worldwide leading text that describes the theory and practice of corporate finance. Throughout the book, the authors show how managers use financial theory to solve practical problems and as a way to respond to change by showing not just how, but why companies and management act as they do. This text is a valued reference for thousands of practicing financial managers. The Tenth Edition has been rewritten, refreshed, and fully updated to reflect the recent financial crisis and is now accompanied by Connect Finance, an exciting new homework management system. Continue reading

International Logistics: The Management of International Trade Operations, 4th Edition, Pierre A. David

International Logistics The Management of International Trade Operations, 4th Edition

A full-color textbook covering all of the concepts of international logistics. This textbook is written from the perspective of the users, those managers who are actively exporting or importing goods or are otherwise involved in international trade operations. All of the relevant issues are thoroughly explained, including documentation, terms of payment, terms of trade (2010 Incoterms© rules), exchange rate exposure hedges, international insurance, Customs clearance, agency and distributorship sales contracts, packaging, transportation, and security issues. Continue reading

Auditing and Assurance Services Plus NEW MyAccountingLab with Pearson eText — Access Card Package, 15th Edition, Alvin A. Arens

Auditing and Assurance Services Plus NEW MyAccountingLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 15th Edition

ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson’s MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson’s MyLab & Mastering products. Continue reading

Managing for Quality and Performance Excellence, 9th Edition, James R. Evans

Managing for Quality and Performance Excellence, 9th Edition

Prepare for success in quality management today with this leading text that focuses on the fundamental principles of total quality and emphasizes high-performance management practices, such as those reflected in the Baldrige Criteria. These authors are experienced leaders in the fields of performance management and quality. Look no further for the definitive resource for coverage of ISO 9000 certification, Six Sigma, and the U.S. Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award standards. A wealth of current examples from leading organizations throughout the world reflects quality as they emphasize the practical aspects of the book’s managerial focus and pertinent technical topics. You can efficiently prepare to become an ASQ Certified Quality Manager, as this edition covers most of the Body of Knowledge required for ASQ certification. It’s everything you need, now and throughout your career, to ensure quality management success. Continue reading

Actuarial Mathematics for Life Contingent Risks (International Series on Actuarial Science), 2nd Edition, David C. M. Dickson

Actuarial Mathematics for Life Contingent Risks (International Series on Actuarial Science), 2nd Edition

Actuarial Mathematics for Life Contingent Risks, 2nd edition, has been designated as the sole required text for the new Society of Actuaries Exam MLC April 2014 test format. Actuarial Mathematics for Life Contingent Risks covers the entire syllabus for the SOA Exam MLC (April 2014). It is ideal for university courses and for individuals preparing for professional actuarial examinations – especially the new, long-answer exam questions. Three leaders in actuarial science balance rigor with intuition and emphasize practical applications using computational techniques to provide a modern perspective on life contingencies and equip students for the products and risk structures of the future. The authors then develop a more contemporary outlook, introducing multiple state models, emerging cash flows and embedded options. The 210 exercises provide meaningful practice with both long-answer and multiple choice questions. Further more, • The book has been updated to include new material on discrete time Markov processes, on models involving joint lives, and on universal life insurance and participating traditional insurance. Continue reading