Summary: This is the first international finance textbook to integrate cases and text to deliver a real hands-on, problem-solving approach based on sound financial theory. Up-to-date cases and problem sets are based on actual situations and data. Students are exposed to the most pressing problems facing multinational companies and are equipped with the skills necessary to solve those problems.
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- Emphasizes how to be ...show more an international financial manager, with a special discussion at the end of every chapter - "Implications for Managers." This discussion explains how the chapter concepts affect financial decisions.
- More than just a case book, the text chapters are fully developed. The extensive problems and end-of-chapter material can be used separately from the cases providing flexibility for undergraduate and graduate curriculums.
- Cases, problem sets, and examples are integrated with each chapter, immersing students in real business situations.
- Each case supplies the institutional background and data necessary to analyze a variety of alternatives and to determine the tradeoffs represented by choosing among them. Cases are from the most well-respected sources - Darden, Harvard, and the International Institute for Management Development.
- The text emphasizes risk management, especially in Chapters 4 through 7, providing both the theory and detailed examples in an area important for today's manager.
- As an example of the integration of theory and application, Chapter 5 takes students successfully through the essentials of hedging, one of the most difficult and often poorly handled concepts of international finance courses.
- Rich, current institutional descriptions of international capital markets provide detail on this crucial financing topic found in no other international finance book.
Publisher: Dryden Press
Year Published: 1996