No matter what industry your company competes in, you need to have a firm understanding of how to create a direct link between shareholder value and critical business processes in order to improve performance and achieve long-term value. Performance Dashboards and Analysis for Value Creation contains the information and expertise you need to do just this-and much more.
List of Dashboards.
About the Author.
CHAPTER 1 The Management Challenge: Integrating Performance, Finance, and Value.
PART ONE Creating Context and Covering the Basics.
CHAPTER 2 Fundamentals of Finance.
CHAPTER 3 Key Valuation Concepts.
CHAPTER 4 The Business Model and Financial Projections.
PART TWO Linking Performance and Value.
CHAPTER 5 Drivers of Shareholder Value and the Value Performance Framework.
CHAPTER 6 Revenue Growth and Pricing Strength.
CHAPTER 7 Operating Effectiveness.
CHAPTER 8 Capital Effectiveness: Working Capital.
CHAPTER 9 Capital Effectiveness: Long-Term Assets.
CHAPTER 10 Cost of Capital and the Intangibles.
PART THREE Driving Performance and Value.
CHAPTER 11 Building a Performance Management Framework.
CHAPTER 12 The Economics of Mergers and Acquisitions.
CHAPTER 13 Benchmark Takeaways and Summary.
About the CD-ROM.
Index of Performance Measures.
Jack Alexander is founder and President of Value Advisory Group, LLC, a consulting firm with a focus on improving business performance and building shareholder value. He is a lecturer at Babson College, where he teaches corporate finance and advanced finance electives in the MBA program. Alexander is a frequent speaker on value-based management and business performance management. Prior to establishing Value Advisory Group, Mr. Alexander held a number of senior operating and financial positions in the industry. He is a Certified Public Accountant and has an MBA from Rider University and a BS in business management from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.