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Fundamentals of business mathematics: this is the final article in the 'back to basics' series that started in cimas student e-magazine, velocity. it uses a case study to show how a range of quantitative techniques can be applied to solve a management problem. Jun 1, 2014 1496
Fundamentals of business mathematics: correlation analysis is a useful forecasting tool, but it's important not to jump to the conclusion, if a strong correlation between a pair of factors is found, that variations in one are the result of variations in the other. Jun 1, 2013 1844
Fundamentals of business mathematics: interest is normally expressed in the form of an annual percentage rate, but not every loan lasts exactly one year, of course, so a mathematical technique is needed to calculate an actual charge. Dec 1, 2012 1671
Performance management: if, as the UK government intends, not-for-profit bodies are to play a bigger role in providing public services, many of them will need to improve both their efficiency and their effectiveness. May 1, 2011 1582
Performance operations: in taking away the safety net of base stock, the just-in-time method forces managers to tackle problem areas in production. Bob Scarlett explains. Apr 1, 2010 1508
Financial accounting and tax principles: Bob Scarlett explains the range of credit-control methods available to firms at a time when customers are finding it increasingly hard to pay up. Jun 1, 2009 1504
Management accounting--performance evaluation: Bob Scarlett explains the concept of life-cycle costing and discusses its applications in investment decision-making and financial control. Dec 1, 2007 1324
Management accounting--performance evaluation: Bob Scarlett charts the rise of the Beyond Budgeting movement and explains how it differs from traditional approaches to financial control. Sep 1, 2007 1462
Organisational management and information systems: business process re-engineering is so last decade. Bob Scarlett charts the rise and fall of the movement, and the emergence of a complementary approach. Nov 1, 2006 1403
Corporate Social Responsibility. Book review May 1, 2006 304
Practical Financial Modelling: A Guide to Current Practice. Brief article May 1, 2006 305
Management accounting--decision management: several techniques are available to help managers with complex decisions to make. Bob Scarlett explains the strengths and weaknesses of four popular approaches. (PAPER P2. Mar 1, 2006 1853
Management accounting performance evaluation: not all customers will pay the same for the same product, so how can a seller set prices to maximise revenue? By using "price discrimination". Nov 1, 2005 1325

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