Authors: Michael Muckian,Prentice-Hall,inc
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MBA in Finance
THE FAST FORWARD MBA SERIES
The Fast Forward MBA Series provides time-pressed business professionals and students with concise, one-stop information to help them solve business problems and make smart, informed business decisions.
All of the volumes, written by industry leaders, contain “tough ideas made easy.” The published books in this series are:
The Fast Forward MBA Pocket Reference, Second Edition
by Paul A. Argenti
The Fast Forward MBA in Selling
by Joy J.D. Baldridge
The Fast Forward MBA in Financial Planning
by Ed McCarthy
The Fast Forward MBA in Negotiating and Dealmaking
by Roy J. Lewicki and Alexander Hiam
The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management
by Eric Verzuh
The Fast Forward MBA in Business Planning for Growth
by Philip Walcoff
The Fast Forward MBA in Business Communication
by Lauren Vicker and Ron Hein
The Fast Forward MBA in Investing
by John Waggoner
The Fast Forward MBA in Hiring
by Max Messmer
The Fast Forward MBA in Technology Management
by Daniel J. Petrozzo
The Fast Forward MBA in Marketing
by Dallas Murphy
The Fast Forward MBA in Business
by Virginia O’Brien
MBA in Finance
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Richard and Robert, my dog track buddies,
who have helped me more than they know.
C O N T E N T S
FINANCIAL REPORTING OUTSIDE
AND INSIDE A BUSINESS
CHAPTER 1—GETTING DOWN TO BUSINESS
Accounting Inside and Out
Internal Functions of Accounting
External Functions of Accounting
A Word about Accounting Methods
CHAPTER 2—INTRODUCING FINANCIAL
Three Financial Imperatives, Three Financial
The Income Statement
The Balance Sheet
The Statement of Cash Flows
C O N T E N T S