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Packed with the latest research and best practices from the field, Gatewood/Feild/Barrick’s HUMAN RESOURCE SELECTION, 8E equips you with the tools to develop and implement effective selection programs within today’s unique organizations. It focuses on the most important legal, global and ethical concerns; psychometric measurement concepts; job analysis; predictors of job performance; criteria measures; and much more. It introduces future and current practitioners to the most popular selection tools−as well as the technical challenges. It also offers expansive coverage of social media and the selection process. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Equip students with a conceptual understanding of the role that management science plays in the decision-making process while integrating the latest developments in Microsoft Office Excel 2016. The market leader for more than two decades, Anderson/Sweeney/Williams/Camm/Cochran/Fry/Ohlmann’s AN INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT SCIENCE: QUANTITATIVE APPROACHES TO DECISION MAKING, 15E provides unwavering accuracy with emphasis on applications and timely examples. A hallmark problem-scenario approach introduces each quantitative technique within an applications setting. Students apply the management science model to generate solutions and recommendations for management. All data sets, applications, and screen visuals reflect Excel 2016. A comprehensive support package offers timesaving support from the text authors as well as online chapters, an appendix, LINGO software and Excel add-ins.
The fourth edition of Essentials of Financial Management continues to provide students with a focused understanding of today’s corporate finance and financial management. This market-leading text offers a unique balance of clear concepts, contemporary theory, and practical applications in order to help students understand the concepts and reasons behind corporate budgeting, financing, working capital decision making, forecasting, valuation, and the time value of money. It has been updated to include discussions of several major events such as the European debt crisis, the continued weakness in the economy, the dramatic run-up in the U.S. stock market between 2011 and 2014, and growing unrest around the world.
About the Author
Dr. Hsu Jun-ming is Professor at the Department of Finance, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan. He holds a PhD in Finance from Syracuse University. He teaches courses in financial management, investments, investment banking, international financial management and his research focuses on corporate finance and investment banking. He has published in internationally renowned journals such as the Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Journal of Financial Studies, Emerging Markets and Trade, Journal of Investing, Pacific Economic Review, and Review of Securities and Futures Markets.
Dr. Kong Yoon Kee, CFA, FRM, is Senior Lecturer at the Division of Banking and Finance, Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University. He holds a PhD in Finance from Nanyang Technological University. He teaches courses in financial management, business finance, financial markets and institutions, equity securities, derivatives, and treasury and risk management. His research focus is on derivatives software analytics, financial risk management and asset pricing. Prior to joining the academia, he has extensive finance and banking experience having worked in leading multinational and Singaporean banks. His industry experience covers the areas of money and capital markets, equities, foreign exchange, futures, options, financial engineering and structuring, and risk management.
Dr. A.N. Bany-Ariffin is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Economics and Management, Universiti Putra Malaysia. He received his DBA from the Faculty of Economics and Business, National University of Malaysia and his MBA and BBA from the University of Oklahoma. He was an adaptor for the 2nd edition of the Essentials of Financial Management and has published in journals such as the International Review of Financial Analysis, Studies in Economics and Finance, and Asian Economic Review. He has also presented numerous working papers for international and Malaysian finance-related conferences. His current research interests include corporate finance, ownership structure, asset valuation and corporate governance, and firms’ internationalization process.
Dr. Eugene F. Brigham is Graduate Research Professor Emeritus at the University of Florida, where he has taught since 1971. Dr. Brigham received his M.B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of California-Berkeley and his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina. Prior to joining the University of Florida, Dr. Brigham held teaching positions at the University of Connecticut, the University of Wisconsin, and the University of California-Los Angeles. Dr. Brigham has served as president of the Financial Management Association and has written many journal articles on the cost of capital, capital structure, and other aspects of financial management. He has authored or co-authored ten textbooks on managerial finance and managerial economics that are used at more than 1,000 universities in the United States and have been translated into 11 languages worldwide. He has testified as an expert witness in numerous electric, gas, and telephone rate cases at both federal and state levels. He has served as a consultant to many corporations and government agencies, including the Federal Reserve Board, the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, the U.S. Office of Telecommunications Policy, and the RAND Corporation. Dr. Brigham continues to teach, consult, and complete research in addition to his academic writing. He spends his spare time on the golf course, enjoying time with his family and dogs, and tackling outdoor adventure activities, such as biking through Alaska.
Joel F. Houston is the John B. Hall Professor of Finance at the University of Florida. He received his M.A. and Ph.D. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and his undergraduate degree from Franklin and Marshall College. Prior to his appointment at the University of Florida, Dr. Houston was an Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Joel’s research is primarily in the areas of corporate finance and financial institutions, and his work has been published in a number of top journals including THE JOURNAL OF FINANCE, JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL ECONOMICS, JOURNAL OF BUSINESS, JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL AND QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT. Professor Houston also currently serves as an Associate Editor for the JOURNAL OF MONEY, CREDIT AND BANKING, the JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL SERVICES RESEARCH and the JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL ECONOMIC POLICY. Since arriving at the University of Florida in 1987, Joel has received 19 teaching awards, and has been actively involved in both undergraduate and graduate education. In addition to co-authoring leading textbooks in financial management, Dr. Houston has participated in management education programs for the PURC/World Bank Program, Southern Company, Exelon Corporation and Volume Services America. Joel enjoys playing golf and tennis and spending time with his wife (Sherry) and two children (Chris and Meredith). He is an avid sports fan who follows the Florida Gators, and the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pirates and Penguins.
Singapore Master Tax Guide Handbook 2018/19 (37th Edition) is the tax reference book that provides guidance to help its readers understand, apply and comply with today’s complex tax laws and changes.
This book aims to:
- Provide accurate and legally sound information on Singapore tax regime, as well as examples, in enhancing your understanding on the principles and fundamentals of the Singapore tax system
- Fulfil your tax compliance requirements in avoiding penalties and tax risks exposure
- Keep you updated on the myriad of changes in tax laws and effectively structure the business to maximise incentive claims and minimise tax liabilities.
Now in its 37th edition, the Singapore Master Tax Guide Handbook 2018/19 is an established publication in the Singapore tax arena as it is all about Singapore tax laws. This Handbook explains how the law is relevant to individuals, partnerships, corporations and other taxable entities, covering topics such as tax incentives and double taxation.
It not only serves as an ideal reference for students preparing for university, professional and polytechnic tax examinations, but is also suited for use by professionals as a quick reference guide to Singapore tax legislation and practice.
In particular, this edition includes the:
- latest commentary and examples based on the Income Tax (Amendment) Act 2017 and Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Act 2017
- Double Taxation Agreements concluded in 2017
- IRAS e-Tax Guides issued / revised in 2017
- Selected tax judgments passed in 2017
- 2018 Budget proposals
All tax changes made since the publication of the previous edition, including changes effected by the 2018 Budget, the recent orders, rules and court rulings issued have been incorporated into this edition.
- Introduction to Singapore Income Taxation
- Basic Tax Concepts
- The Charging Section
- Income from Trade, Business, Profession or Vocation
- Employment Income and Pensions
- Other Sources of Income
- Capital Allowances
- Taxation of Businesses
- Distribution of Corporate Profits
- Taxation of Resident Individuals
- Taxation of Non-Residents
- Relief from Double Taxation
- Clubs and Associations
- Estates, Trusts and Settlements
- Income Tax Administration
- Incentives under the Income Tax Act
- Economic Expansion Incentives
- Tax Avoidance and Evasion
- Goods and Services Tax
- Tan How Teck, Associate Professor at Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University
- Jimmy Oei, Tax Director, Acutus Tax Services Pte. Ltd.
The third edition of Preserving Digital Materials provides a survey of the digital preservation landscape. This book is structured around four questions: 1. Why do we preserve digital materials? 2. What digital materials do we preserve? 3. How do we preserve digital materials? 4. How do we manage digital preservation? This is a concise handbook and reference for a wide range of stakeholders who need to understand how preservation works in the digital world. It notes the increasing importance of the role of new stakeholders and the general public in digital preservation. It can be used as both a textbook for teaching digital preservation and as a guide for the many stakeholders who engage in digital preservation. Its synthesis of current information, research, and perspectives about digital preservation from a wide range of sources across many areas of practice makes it of interest to all who are concerned with digital preservation. It will be of use to preservation administrators and managers, who want a professional reference text, information professionals, who wish to reflect on the issues that digital preservation raises in their professional practice, and students in the field of digital preservation.
Focusing on leadership and issues pertinent to our global landscape, The Art of Leadership: Perspectives from Distinguished Thought Leaders is an in-depth analysis and enriching collection of knowledge and perspectives from illustrious thought leaders who have spoken at the podium of Singapore Management University (SMU). SMU’s thought leadership series seeks to inspire Asia and beyond with the views and opinions of internationally eminent and outstanding academics, scholars, business or political leaders who have achieved distinction in their respective fields. The book provides valuable insights on topics ranging from economics and politics to entrepreneurship and management.
Cryptocurrency market has been growing fast since its emergence in recent years. Moreover, digital finance has forged the convergence of profit motives with social objectives creating a class of large FinTech companies. In addition, the underlying technology innovation may be applied to a wide range of industries, not limited to financial sector. Yet, few researches have been done to study these phenomena. Hence, it is the task of this book to shed light on the introduction and trends in FinTech, blockchain and token sales.
Inclusive FinTech: Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and ICO hopes to dispel the many misconceptions about blockchain and cryptocurrencies (especially bitcoin, Initial Crypto-Token Offering or ICO), as well as the idea that businesses can be sustainable without a social dimension going forward. It is written for those who are looking for a switch from their career to something more meaningful and sustainable, as well as those who want a deeper understanding of where to search for business opportunities. Most important of all, this book seeks to change the mindset of a whole new generation that is familiar with digital economy and yearns for a more just and equitable world.
Contents: Overview of FinTech; Digital Currency, Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency; Introduction to Initial
Crypto-Token Offering (ICO); The Characteristics of Token Investors; Blockchain: An Introduction;
Blockchain: A Technical Introduction; Inclusive FinTech; FinTech in Singapore; FinTech in ASEAN;
Regional Trends and FinTech Future;
Readership:Upper-division undergraduates, graduate students, and professionals working in
financial institutions and on financial technology worldwide.
Systematic introduction and analysis of token sales, the investors and blockchain
Illustration on Financial Inclusion and Impact Investment that would be the sought-after
asset classes of the future
Insightful analysis on FinTech in ASEAN
The well-respected author team strike the ideal balance between the latest academic theory and real-world practice, making this the most applied SHRM textbook written in an eminently student-friendly format.
Practical, theoretical, global: provides thorough grounding in economic and international business theory complemented by cases, examples, and IB insights from a diverse range of companies and cultures.
- Provides a thorough grounding in economic and international business theory alongside other perspectives, including social anthropology, political economy and management.
- The multiple perspectives explored are synthesized by the overarching Global Factory framework developed by Peter J. Buckley to provide a coherent and accessible model for understanding how businesses operate globally.
- Complemented by engaging examples and extended cases from a wide range of countries and cultures, including emerging markets, to provide a truly international approach to international business.
- Examples and cases link to management practices prepare students for the challenges faced in the real world of business.
- Additional learning features, including IB challenges and topics for debate, encourage students to view international business through a critical lens.
- The accompanying online resources, which include extra case studies, tutorial activities, web links, student questions, and a comprehensive instructor’s manual, provide extensive support for lecturers and students.
About the Author(s)
- Peter J. Buckley, Professor of International Business and Founder Director of the Business Confucius Institute, University of Leeds, Peter Enderwick, Professor of International Business, Auckland University of Technology, and Adam R. Cross, Professor of International Business and Associate Dean for Learning and Teaching, International Business School Suzhou, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
- Peter J. Buckley is Professor of International Business, Founder Director of the Business Confucius Institute, and Founder Director of the Centre for International Business, University of Leeds, UK. He is a Fellow of AIB, BAM, EIBA, the Academy of Social Sciences, and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA). He was President of the Academy of International Business from 2002 to 2004 and Chair of the European International Business Academy from 2009 to 2012. He was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2012 for services to higher education, international business and research, and elected a Fellow of the British Academy (FBA) in 2014.
- Peter Enderwick is a specialist in the field of international business. He is currently Professor of International Business at AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand. Between 1988 and 2004 he was Professor of International Management at the University of Waikato, Hamilton. He has held visiting positions at the Helsinki School of Economics and Business, Finland, the University of South Australia, Adelaide, Thammasat Business School, Bangkok and the Centre for International Business, University of Leeds. His research interests are in globalisation and labour, service sector multinationals, and large emerging markets, particularly China and India.
- Adam R. Cross is Professor of International Business and Associate Dean for Learning and Teaching at International Business School Suzhou (IBSS), Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU). From 1996 to 2013 he worked in the Centre for International Business, University of Leeds (CIBUL). He has co-edited three books, and has contributed to more than thirty five book chapters and articles in internationally refereed journals, including Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business, International Business Review, and Management International Review. His research focuses on the internationalisation of Asian multinational firms, and the cross-border licensing and management of intellectual property.
Table of Contents
Part One: Context and Rationale
1: Introduction to International Business
2: Theories of the International Firm
3: International Business in Context
4: International Trade Theory and the Firm
Part Two: The External Environment
5: The Institutional Dimension
6: The Political Dimension
7: The Societal Dimension
8: The Economic Dimension
Part Three: Managing the Global Factory
9: Foreign Operations Strategies
10: Corporate Social Responsibility
11: Marketing Strategies
12: International Production and Logistics Strategies
13: Global Innovation Management
14: Financial Management Strategies
15: Human Resources Management Strategies
16: Cross-cultural Management Strategies
17: Formulating the Strategic Response
18: Implementing the Strategic Response