For many years, this quantitative research team has offered new insights and helpful support to many institutional investors such as APG. By applying these concepts to the portfolio construction process, we have gained more confidence in the robustness of our portfolios." Eduard van Gelderen, CIO, Capital Markets, APG Asset Management, Netherlands "Lev Dynkin and his team are the highest authority on fixed income portfolio analytics.

For many years, this quantitative research team has offered new insights and helpful support to many institutional investors such as APG. By applying these concepts to the portfolio construction process, we have gained more confidence in the robustness of our portfolios." Eduard van Gelderen, CIO, Capital Markets, APG Asset Management, Netherlands "Lev Dynkin and his team are the highest authority on fixed income portfolio analytics.

Today's competitive workplace demands that managers evaluate employee performance and provide coaching. The Harvard Business Essentials series provides comprehensive advice, personal coaching, background information, and guidance on the most relevant topics in business. Whether you are a new manager seeking to expand your skills or a seasoned professional looking to broaden your knowledge base, these solution-oriented books put reliable answers at your fingertips.

Harvard Business Essentials: Performance Management: Measure and Improve the Effectiveness of Your Employees

Financial Economics has quickly established itself as a strong and growing market. Introduction to Financial Economics by Frank Fabozzi, Ted Neave, and Gaofu Zhou presents an introduction to basic financial ideas through a strong grounding in microeconomic theory. This calculus based text explores the theoretical framework for analyzing the decisions by individuals and managers of firms, and area which is common to both the financial economics and microeconomics.

Financial Economics has quickly established itself as a strong and growing market. Introduction to Financial Economics by Frank Fabozzi, Ted Neave, and Gaofu Zhou presents an introduction to basic financial ideas through a strong grounding in microeconomic theory. This calculus based text explores the theoretical framework for analyzing the decisions by individuals and managers of firms, and area which is common to both the financial economics and microeconomics.

The world looks far different today than it did before the global financial crisis struck. Reeling from the most brutal impacts of the recession, governments, economies, and societies everywhere are retrenching and pushing hard for increased protectionism. That's understandable, but it's also dangerous, maintains global economy expert Pankaj Ghemawat in World 3.0...

Maybe the world isn't quite as flat as we imagined… I’ve been reading in World Global Prosperity and How to Achieve It by Pankaj Ghemawat, and I've watched his TED Talk: Actually, the World Is.

Equity valuation is a method of valuing stock prices using fundamental analysis to determine the worth of the business and discover investment opportunities. In Equity Valuation and Portfolio Management Frank J. Fabozzi and Harry M. Markowitz explain the process of equity valuation, provide the necessary mathematical background, and discuss classic and new portfolio strategies for investment managers.

Equity valuation is a method of valuing stock prices using fundamental analysis to determine the worth of the business and discover investment opportunities. In Equity Valuation and Portfolio Management Frank J. Fabozzi and Harry M. Markowitz explain the process of equity valuation, provide the necessary mathematical background, and discuss classic and new portfolio strategies for investment managers.

The handbook is divided into five parts: - Foundations and Overview introduces risk management and discusses the impact of supply chain disruptions on corporate performance - Integrated Risk Management: Operations and Finance Interface explores the joint use of operational and financial hedging of commodity price uncertainties - Supply Chain Finance discusses financing alternatives and the role of financial services in procurement contracts; inventory management and capital structure...

The handbook is divided into five parts: - Foundations and Overview introduces risk management and discusses the impact of supply chain disruptions on corporate performance - Integrated Risk Management: Operations and Finance Interface explores the joint use of operational and financial hedging of commodity price uncertainties - Supply Chain Finance discusses financing alternatives and the role of financial services in procurement contracts; inventory management and capital structure...

When Bob Lutz got into the auto business in the early 1960s, CEOs knew that if you captured the public's imagination with innovative car design and top quality craftsmanship, the money would follow. The "car guys" held sway, and GM dominated with bold, creative leadership and iconic brands like Cadillac, Buick, Pontiac, Oldsmobile, GMC, and Chevrolet. But then GM’s leadership began to put their faith in numbers and spreadsheets.

Car Guys vs Bean Counters, The Battle for the Soul of American Business, Bob Lutz

Conventional wisdom on strategy is no longer a reliable guide. In Essential Advantage, Booz & Company's Cesare Mainardi and Paul Leinwand maintain that success in any market accrues to firms with coherence: a tight match between their strategic direction and the capabilities that make them unique. Achieving this clarity takes a sharpness of focus that only exceptional companies have mastered.

'The Essential Advantage: How to Win with a Capabilities-Driven Strategy' by Paul Leinwand and Cesare Mainardi

In this groundbreaking book, Tim Harford, the Undercover Economist, shows us a new and inspiring approach to solving the most pressing problems in our lives. When faced with complex situations, we have all become accustomed to looking to our leaders to set out a plan of action and blaze a path to success. Harford argues that today’s challenges simply cannot be tackled with ready-made solutions and expert opinion; the world has become far too unpredictable and profoundly complex.

Adapt : why success always starts with failure / Tim Harford.

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