Management Science: The Art of Modeling with Spreadsheets
Now in its third edition, Powell and Baker’s Management Science provides students and business analysts with the technical knowledge and skill needed to develop real expertise in business modeling. In this book, the authors cover spreadsheet engineering, management science, and the modeling craft.
CAREER GPS: Strategies for Women Navigating the New Corporate Landscape
In CAREER GPS, Professor Bell has drawn from her experience as a professor, consultant to Fortune 100 companies, and founder of ASCENT, the first management and leadership program committed to the professional development and career advancement of women. One of the nation’s most respected experts in women’s career advancement and retention, Bell profiles dozens of smart, successful women who have made it to the top of the corporate world—and explains how they did it.
Think Again: Why Good Leaders Make Bad Decisions and How to Keep it From Happening to You
Why do smart and experienced leaders make flawed, even catastrophic, decisions? Why do people keep believing they have made the right choice, even with the disastrous result staring them in the face? And how can you be sure you’re making the right decision, without the benefit of hindsight? The authors show how the shortcuts our brains have learned to take over millennia of evolution can derail decision making. Think Again offers a powerful model for making better decisions, describing red flags to watch for and detailing the decision-making safeguards we need. Using examples from business, politics, and history, Think Again deconstructs bad decisions, as they unfolded in real time, to show how to avoid the same fate.
Beating the Commodity Trap
In Beating The Commodity Trap, Tuck Strategy Professor Richard D’Aveni offers firms a practical guide to managing the threat of commoditization.
Modeling for Insight: A Master Class for Business Analysts
Most business analysts are familiar with using spreadsheets to organize data and build routine models. However, analysts often struggle when faced with examining new and ill-structured problems. Modeling for Insight is a guide to building effective spreadsheet models and using them to generate insights. With its hands-on approach, this book provides readers with an effective modeling process and specific modeling tools to become a master modeler.
Handbook of Corporate Finance, Volume 1: Empirical Corporate Finance
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.