Case Studies in Finance: Managing for Corporate Value by Robert Bruner, Kenneth Eades, Michael Schill

By Robert Bruner, Kenneth Eades, Michael Schill

Case experiences in Finance hyperlinks managerial judgements to capital markets and the expectancies of traders. on the middle of just about all the situations is a valuation activity that calls for scholars to seem to monetary markets for information in resolving the case challenge. the focal point on worth is helping managers comprehend the influence of the company at the international round it. those instances additionally invite scholars to use smooth info expertise to the research of managerial decisions.

The situations might be taught in lots of diversified combos. The eight-part series indicated by means of the desk of contents pertains to path designs used on the authors' faculties. every one a part of the casebook indicates an idea module, with a selected orientation.

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R. Ethics in Finance. (Oxford: Blackwell Publishers), 1999. Bowie, N. E. ” in A Companion to Business Ethics. R. E. Frederick, ed. (Malden, MA: Blackwell), 1999, 3–16. Carroll, A. B. ” in A Companion to Business Ethics. R. E. Frederick, ed. (Malden, MA: Blackwell), 1999, 141–152. Frederick, R. E. A Companion to Business Ethics. (Oxford: Blackwell Publishers). Freeman, R. E. Strategic Management: A Stakeholder Approach. (Boston, MA: Pittman), 1984. Friedman, M. Capitalism and Freedom. (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press), 1962.

There are at least five positive arguments for bringing ethics to bear on financial decision-making. Sustainability. Unethical practices are not a foundation for enduring, sustainable enterprise. This first consideration focuses on the legacy one creates through one’s financial transactions. What legacy do you want to leave? To incorporate ethics into our finance mind-set is to think about the kind of world that we would like to live in and that our children will inherit. One might object that, in a totally anarchic world, unethical behavior might be the only path in life.

I will keep well over 99% of my net worth in Berkshire. ”4 1 The per-share change in Berkshire Hathaway’s Class A share price at the date of the announcement was $2,010. The company had 1,268,783 Class A shares outstanding. 75. The company had 466,112,000 shares outstanding. 5%. Stocks, Bonds, Bills, and Inflation 2005 Yearbook (Chicago: Ibbotson Associates, 2005), 217. 4 Warren Buffett, Annual Letter to Shareholders, 2001. This case was prepared by Robert F. Bruner and Sean D. Carr as a basis for class discussion rather than to illustrate effective or ineffective handling of an administrative situation.

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