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Information Systems: What Every Business Student Needs to Know, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Efrem G. Mallach
February 17, 2020

Most information systems textbooks overwhelm business students with overly technical information they may not need in their careers. This textbook takes a new approach to the required information systems course for business majors. For each topic covered, the text highlights key "Take-Aways" that...

Financial Mathematics For Actuarial Science: The Theory of Interest

1st Edition

Richard James Wilders
February 04, 2020

Financial Mathematics for Actuarial Science: The Theory of Interest is concerned with the measurement of interest and the various ways interest affects what is often called the time value of money (TVM). Interest is most simply defined as the compensation that a borrower pays to a lender for the...

Financial Modelling in Commodity Markets

1st Edition

Viviana Fanelli
December 09, 2019

Financial Modelling in Commodity Markets provides a basic and self-contained introduction to the ideas underpinning financial modelling of products in commodity markets. The book offers a concise and operational vision of the main models used to represent, assess and simulate real assets and...

Practical Spreadsheet Modeling Using @Risk

1st Edition

Dale Lehman, Huybert Groenendaal
December 02, 2019

Practical Spreadsheet Modeling Using @Risk provides a guide of how to construct applied decision analysis models in spreadsheets. The focus is on the use of Monte Carlo simulation to provide quantitative assessment of uncertainties and key risk drivers. The book presents numerous examples based on...

Practical Finance for Property Investment

1st Edition

Craig Furfine
November 21, 2019

Practical Finance for Property Investment provides readers with an introduction to the most fundamental concepts, principles, analytical methods, and tools useful for making investing and financing decisions regarding income-producing property. The book begins by considering how to value...

Project Management Tools and Techniques: A Practical Guide, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Deborah Sater Carstens, Gary L. Richardson
November 13, 2019

The topic of project management is truly an evolution of art seeking science. This activity involves balancing project objectives against the constraints of time, budget, and quality. Achieving this balance requires skill, experience, along with the use of many tools, and techniques which are the...

Creating Emotionally Intelligent Workspaces: A Design Guide to Office Chemistry

1st Edition

Edward Finch, Guillermo Aranda-Mena
September 16, 2019

Emotions in the workplace have until recently been seen simply as a distraction. We often think of work as rational, logical and non-emotional. But organisations are waking up to the key role of emotions and affect at work. Emotions influence how we make decisions, how we relate with one another...

Private Security and the Investigative Process, Fourth Edition

4th Edition

Charles P. Nemeth
September 11, 2019

Private Security and the Investigative Process, Fourth Edition is fully updated and continues to provide complete coverage of the investigative process for private investigations by both individuals and in corporate security environments. This edition covers emerging technology, revised legal and...

Statistics for Business

1st Edition

Perumal Mariappan
June 04, 2019

Statistics for Business is meant as a textbook for students in business, computer science, bioengineering, environmental technology, and mathematics. In recent years, business statistics is used widely for decision making in business endeavours. It emphasizes statistical applications, statistical...

An Introduction to Financial Mathematics: Option Valuation

2nd Edition

Hugo D. Junghenn
March 08, 2019

Introduction to Financial Mathematics: Option Valuation, Second Edition is a well-rounded primer to the mathematics and models used in the valuation of financial derivatives. The book consists of fifteen chapters, the first ten of which develop option valuation techniques in discrete time, the last...

Interest Rate Modeling: Theory and Practice, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Lixin Wu
February 25, 2019

Containing many results that are new, or which exist only in recent research articles, Interest Rate Modeling: Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition portrays the theory of interest rate modeling as a three-dimensional object of finance, mathematics, and computation. It introduces all models with...

Economics and Property

4th Edition

Danny Myers
December 14, 2018

Economics and Property provides a clear and easy-to-read introduction to any property economics module in a degree leading to a profession in real estate, surveying, construction and related courses in the built environment. It focuses on the core principles to provide the economic background...