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Financial Management

Financial Management
A Contemporary Approach

First Edition
  • Rajesh Kothari - Dean, Faculty of Management Studies, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur
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December 2016 | 796 pages | SAGE Texts

A comprehensive text that deals with the financial management from a contemporary perspective, analyzing emerging trends and issues

Financial Management: A Contemporary Approach
builds concepts and strengthens understanding by providing relevant illustrations, recent examples, and reference to MS Excel applications where necessary. Written in simple, lucid language, each chapter begins with a crisp introduction to the constituent topics, offers a related background of the corporate environment, and ends with numerous activities for students to practise.

This new textbook aims to deliver conceptual clarity through logical sequencing of topics to build a strong foundation of the subject. It encourages readers to go beyond the text and numerical calculations to understand the practice of financial management.

Key Features

• India-specific examples and insights in each chapter
• Step-wise explanations of numerical examples for clearer understanding and practice
• Numerical examples and problems provided in progressive order of complexity
• Exhaustive glossary, ready reckoner for financial calculations, and additional problems with solutions at the end of the book aid quick recollection and further practice

An Overview of Financial Management
Introduction to Financial Management : A Contemporary Approach
Contemporary Financial Environment
Financial Statement Analysis
Foundation of Financial Management
Concept of Time
Concept of Risk and Return
Concept of Value
Strategic Financial Decision
Capital Structure Decisions
Cost of Capital
Capital Budgeting Decision
Estimating Cash Flows
Risk Analysis in Capital Budgeting
Dividend Decisions
Corporate Restructuring
Operating Financial Decisions
An Overview of Working Capital Management
Inventory Management
Receivables Management
Cash Management
Financing Current assets
Long-term Financing
Sources of Long-term Finance
Lease and Hire Purchase
Venture Capital Financing
Contemporary Issues in Financial Management
Foreign Exchange Management : An Introduction
Share Value and Corporate Governance
Financial Calculation: Ready Reckoner
Additional Problems and Solutions
Appendix: Time Value Tables


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ISBN: 9789351508212