9780814407899

Smart Financial Management: The Essential Reference for the Successful Small Business

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  • ISBN13:

    9780814407899

  • ISBN10:

    0814407897

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-10-12
  • Publisher: Lightning Source Inc

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Summary

Refreshingly short on math but long on practical guidance, Smart Financial Management helps owners and managers of small businesses solve everyday financial dilemmas and avoid potential problemsReaders will learn valuable and practical financial analysis techniques, as well as how to project future financial needs and possible sources of fundingmanage receivables, inventory and equipment investments;and how to structure and develop the business soundly and legally.

Author Biography

William W. Sihler (Charlottesville, VA) is Trzcinski Professor of Business Administration at the University of Virginia’s Darden School. Richard D. Crawford (Charlottesville, VA) has extensive experience in banking, commercial finance, and private equity, and is currently a Visiting Lecturer at Darden. Henry A. Davis (Charlottesville, VA) is a consultant specializing in corporate finance and banking,. He is managing editor of The Journal of Project Finance and Strategic Investor Relations.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
PART I Overview
Basic Frameworks for Financial Management
3(16)
Legal Aspects of Financing Startup, Early-Stage, and Emerging Businesses
19(26)
PART II Financial Planning and Asset Management
Ratios as Analytical Tools
45(28)
Forecasting, Budgeting, and Cash Management
73(28)
Managing Accounts Receivable
101(24)
Managing Inventories
125(18)
Capital Budgeting and Corporate Valuation
143(20)
Basic Capital-Structure Decisions
163(28)
PART III Funding Growth
Nonequity Financing for the Company
191(24)
Equity Financing for the Company
215(22)
PART IV Getting Out
Exiting the Unsuccessful Business
237(8)
Exiting the Successful Business
245(12)
PART V Summary
Summing Up: Smart Financial Management
257(10)
Glossary 267(6)
Suggestions for Further Reading 273(1)
Index 274

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