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Financial Management
A Contemporary Approach

  • Rajesh Kothari - Dean, Faculty of Management Studies, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur


© 2017 | 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

 
Preface
 
Acknowledgments
 
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
 
Leverage
 
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
 
Derivatives
 
Share Value and Corporate Governance
 
Glossary
 
Financial Calculation: Ready Reckoner
 
Additional Problems and Solutions
 
Appendix: Time Value Tables
 
Index

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Rajesh Kothari

Rajesh Kothari is Director, R.A. Podar Institute of Management and Dean, Faculty of Management Studies, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur. He has had an engaging tenure as a teacher, consultant, and trainer for the last 32 years and has also served in administrative capacity as Director of R.A. Podar Institute of Management, Jaipur, from 2007 to 2010. Over the years, he has also been engaged in teaching assignments and research projects in association with private universities and government enterprises such as Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), Industrial Finance Corporation of India (IFCI), Institute of Labour Development,... More About Author

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