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  • Generated Dynamics of Markov and Quantum Processesby Martin Janßen

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 69.99

    This book presents Markov and quantum processes as twosides of a coin called generated stochastic processes. It deals withquantum processes as  reversible stochastic processes generated byone-step unitary operators, while Markov processes are irreversible stochasticprocesses generated by one-step stochastic operators. The characteristicfeature... more...

  • Inside Accountingby David Leung

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Based on a study covering a one-year financial reporting cycle at a commercial subsidiary of a well-known scientific research organization, Inside Accounting examines how accountants and non-accounting managers construct their company's earnings. Addressing issues in both internal management accounting, such as budgeting, performance evaluation, and... more...

  • Intelligent Internal Control and Risk Managementby Matthew Leitch

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 134.95

    Many people in organizations resent internal control and risk management; these two processes representing unwelcome tasks to be completed for the benefit of auditors and regulators. Over the last few years this perception has been heightened by the disastrous implementation of section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, which is generally regarded... more...

  • Conceptions of Professionalismby Ken Bruce; Abdullahi D. Ahmed

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In Conceptions of Professionalism, Ken Bruce and Abdullahi Ahmed present the results of research into understanding what professionalism means to individuals who are CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERâ?¢ professionals and how they conceive of acting professionally. Financial planning is establishing itself as a relatively new, emerging profession and an understanding... more...

  • European Agencies and Risk Governance in EU Financial Market Lawby Paul Weismann

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The phenomenon of ?agencification? describes the EU legislator?s increasing establishment of European agencies to fulfil tasks in a variety of EU policies. The creation of these decentralised administrative entities raises a number of questions ; for example , on the limits to such delegation of powers, on the agencies? institutional development... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Banking and Financial Historyby Youssef Cassis; Ricahrd S. Grossman; Catherine R. Schenk

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 159.99

    The financial crisis of 2008 aroused widespread interest in banking and financial history. Contributions to this volume analyse banking and financial history in a long-term comparative perspective. Lessons drawn from these analyses may well help future generations of policy makers avoid a repeat of the financial turbulence that erupted in 2008. more...

  • Country Analysisby David M. Currie

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The ability to connect theoretical macroeconomics to the analysis of the economic and political performance of a given country is an essential skill for global investors. In Country Analysis: Understanding Economic and Political Performance, David M. Currie takes a unique analytical approach to the subject, clearly demonstrating the relationship between... more...

  • Performance Auditing of Public Sector Property Contractsby Lori Keating

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 139.95

    PPP/PFI contracts often share a number of features: they run over a very long period of time; they are conceived without a complete understanding of how requirements may change and despite the rhetoric they tend to create a context where dispute and litigation rather than partnership are the norm. In this environment, effective auditing is essential... more...

  • 11 Irrtümer über Kennzahlenby Claudia Ossola-Haring; Andreas Schlageter; Stephan Schöning

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 44.99

    Dieses Buch räumt auf mit Kennzahlen-Illusionen und zeigt Ihnen, wie Sie Kennzahlen richtig einsetzen, um die Entwicklung Ihres Unternehmens oder Ihrer Abteilung zu unterstützen. Wer ein Unternehmen oder eine Abteilung sicher in die Zukunft führen will, muss wissen, wohin die Reise geht und ob der Kurs stimmt. Genau das leisten Kennzahlen: Sie helfen... more...

  • Disclosure Behavior of European Firms around the Adoption of IFRSby Michael H. R. Erkens

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 79.99

    Michael Erkens analyzes the determinants and consequences of information disclosure. He presents an empirical investigation of corporate risk management disclosures of nearly 400 firms from 20 European countries. The results show that countries? institutional settings and cultural values are predominant factors why firms disclose information on their... more...