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Foundations of Financial Management https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/126001391X.jpeg 17 2019 9781260013917 Foundations of Financial Management has built a loyal following due to its strong real-world emphasis, clear writing style, and step-by-step explanations that simplify difficult concepts. The text focuses on the "nuts and bolts" of finance with clear and thorough treatment of concepts and applications. In addition to completing the revisions, Block, Hirt, and Danielsen also revise all end of chapter problems and complete the solutions themselves. The authors know what works and what doesn't work for students, and they have consistently maintained a product that is responsive to the demands of the marketplace.
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Foundations of Financial Management

Foundations of Financial Management, 17th Edition

ISBN10: 126001391X | ISBN13: 9781260013917
By Stanley Block, Geoffrey Hirt, Bartley Danielsen

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Foundations of Financial Management has built a loyal following due to its strong real-world emphasis, clear writing style, and step-by-step explanations that simplify difficult concepts. The text focuses on the "nuts and bolts" of finance with clear and thorough treatment of concepts and applications. In addition to completing the revisions, Block, Hirt, and Danielsen also revise all end of chapter problems and complete the solutions themselves. The authors know what works and what doesn't work for students, and they have consistently maintained a product that is responsive to the demands of the marketplace.

Part 1 Introduction
Ch. 1 The Goals and Activities of Financial Management

Part 2. Financial Analysis and Planning

Ch. 2 Review of Accounting
Ch. 3 Financial Analysis
Ch. 4 Financial Forecasting
Ch. 5 Operating and Financial Leverage

Part 3. Working Capital Management
Ch. 6 Working Capital and the Financing Decision
Ch. 7 Current Asset Management
Ch. 8 Sources of Short-Term Financing

Part 4. The Capital Budgeting Process
Ch. 9 The Time Value of Money
Ch. 10 Valuation and Rates of Return
Ch. 11 Cost of Capital
Ch. 12 The Capital Budgeting Decision
Ch. 13 Risk and Capital Budgeting

Part 5. Long-Term Financing
Ch. 14 Capital Markets
Ch. 15 Investment Banking: Public and Private Placement
Ch. 16 Long-Term Debt and Lease Financing
Ch. 17 Common and Preferred Stock Financing
Ch. 18 Dividend Policy and Retained Earnings
Ch. 19 Convertibles, Warrants and Derivatives

Part 6. Expanding the Perspective of Corporate Finance
Ch. 20 External Growth through Mergers
Ch. 21 International Financial Management
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About the Author

Stanley Block

Professor Block is professor emeritus of financial management and investments at Texas Christian University, where he received the Burlington Northern Outstanding Teaching Award and the M. J. Neeley School of Business Distinguished Teaching Award. His research interests include financial markets, mergers, and high-yield bonds. He has served as president of the Southwestern Finance Association and is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a Certified Cash Manager. He enjoys sports and has run in the NYC Marathon. Professor Block holds a BA from the University of Texas at Austin, an MBA from Cornell University, and a PhD from LSU. In 2001, his former students established the Dr. Stan Block $1.5 million Endowed Chair in Finance at Texas Christian University. He is the first chairholder of the named chair. In 2006, he was selected as the university’s outstanding professor.

Geoffrey Hirt

Geoffrey A. Hirt of DePaul University previously taught at Texas Christian University and Illinois State University, 
where he was chairman of the Department of Finance and Law. At DePaul, he was chairman of the Finance Department from 1987 to 1997 and held the title of Mesirow Financial Fellow. He developed the MBA program in Hong 
Kong and served as director of international initiatives for the College of Business, supervising overseas programs in Hong Kong, Prague, and Bahrain, and was awarded the Spirit of St. Vincent DePaul award for his contributions to the university. Dr. Hirt directed the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) study program for the Investment Analysts Society of Chicago from 1987 to 2003. He has been a visiting professor at the University of Urbino in Italy, where he still maintains a relationship with the economics department. He received his PhD in finance from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, his MBA at Miami University of Ohio, and his BA from Ohio Wesleyan University. 

Dr. Hirt is currently on the Dean’s Advisory Board and Executive Committee of DePaul’s School of Music. He served on the James C. Tyree Foundation Board and Grant Committee from 2012 to 2016. Dr. Hirt is past president and a current member of the Midwest Finance Association and a former editor of the Journal of Financial Education. He belongs to the Pacific Pension Institute, an organization of public pension funds, private equity firms, and international organizations 
such as the Asian Development Bank, the IMF, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

Dr. Hirt is widely known for his textbook Foundations of Financial Management, published by McGraw Hill. This book, in its eighteenth edition, has been used in more than 31 countries and translated into more than 14 different languages. 
Additionally, Dr. Hirt is well known for his textbook Fundamentals of Investment Management, also published by McGraw Hill and now in its tenth edition. Dr. Hirt enjoys golf, swimming, music, and traveling with his wife, who is a pianist and opera coach.


Bartley Danielsen

Dr. Danielsen is an Associate Professor at North Carolina State University where he teaches graduate and undergraduate corporate finance courses. His research interests focus on financial market efficiency, short sale constraints, market microstructure, and the interaction of derivatives markets with spot markets. His research appears in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, the Review of Financial Studies, Real Estate Economics, and numerous other academic finance and real estate journals. Dr. Danielsen received his PhD in financial economics from the University of Florida and a Masters of Accounting from the University of Georgia. As a Certified Public Accountant he has provided financial consulting services to numerous multinational companies. Dr. Danielsen is also a committed environmentalist, hiker, and organic gardener.

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