Recent Books

  • Handbook of Corporate Finance: Empirical Corporate Finance, Volume 2 B. Espen Eckbo
    North Holland, 2008

    In collaboration with the first volume, this handbook takes stock of the main empirical findings to date across an unprecedented spectrum of corporate finance issues.

  • Handbook of Corporate Finance: Empirical Corporate Finance, Volume 1 B Espen Eckbo
    North Holland, 2007

    This handbook takes stock of the main empirical findings to date across an unprecedented spectrum of corporate finance issues, ranging from econometric methodology, to raising capital and capital structure choice, and to managerial incentives and corporate investment behavior. The surveys are written by leading empirical researchers that remain active in their respective areas of interest. For industry practitioners, doctoral students, and seasoned academics.

  • Breakout Strategy: Meeting the Challenge of Double-Digit Growth Sydney Finkelstein, Charles Harvey, and Thomas Lawton
    McGraw-Hill, 2006

    Companies that set out to excel are few and far between. The number of those who have a strong, well-thought out strategy for success are even fewer. Based on five years of research and field-testing, Breakout Strategy gives a “fast track” strategic vision that can push companies to incredible new rates of growth and expansion. The authors show how to craft a strategy that fits any business—from small start-ups to established national or international companies.

  • Ten Rules for Strategic Innovators: From Idea to Execution Chris R. Trimble, Vijay Govindarajan
    Harvard Business School Press, 2005

    Even world-class companies with successful business models eventually hit the ceiling on growth. That’s what makes emerging industries so attractive. These markets represent huge opportunities for capturing long term growth and competitive advantage. But because they lack a proven formula for making a profit, they are risky and expensive, with dire consequences for failure. The authors argue that every organization’s survival depends on strategic experiments that target such untested markets, but few firms understand how to implement them successfully.

  • Financial Accounting: An Introduction to Concepts, Methods, and Uses (eleventh edition) Clyde P. Stickney, Roman L. Weil
    South-Western Publishers, 2005

    This widely respected financial accounting text focuses on presenting clearly both the basic concepts underlying financial statements and the terminology and methods that allow students to interpret, analyze, and evaluate actual corporate financial statements. This edition contains many new features, such as greater emphasis on analysis of statement data by users, cash-flow coverage, self-study and extra cases online.

  • Guide to Managerial Communication (seventh edition) Mary Munter
    Prentice Hall Series in Advanced Business Communication, Prentice Hall, 2005

    Written by a leader in the management communication field and an experienced consultant, this guide summarizes and reviews communication, writing, and speaking strategies—arming students with the know-how, techniques, and skills to deal successfully with managerial communication issues they will face as future business professionals.