• Financial Literacy for Managers

  • Finance and Accounting for Better Decision-Making
  • By: Richard A. Lambert
  • Narrated by: Kaleo Griffith
  • Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Release date: 11-26-13
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Gildan Media, LLC
  • 3.8 (53 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

The language of business. In order to understand how your business is performing right now and to evaluate, assess, and devise new strategies to boost future performance, you need information. Financial statements are a critical source of the information you need. In direct and simple terms, Richard A. Lambert, Miller-Sherrerd Professor of Accounting at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, demystifies financial statements and concepts and shows you how you can apply this information to make better business decisions for long-term profit.
You will learn to use and interpret financial data; find out what we can learn from Pepsi, Krispy Kreme, General Motors, and other companies; learn how to evaluate investment strategies; and apply your financial know-how to develop a coherent business strategy.
Gildan Media is proud to bring you another Wharton Digital Press Audiobook. These notable audiobooks contain the essential tools that can be applied to every facet of your career.
©2012 Richard A. Lambert (P)2013 Gildan Media LLC
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By Phil O. on 12-17-14

Clear, practical, tremendous value

This is one of my favorite audiobooks ever (and I've listened to hundreds). I took financial and managerial accounting classes a few years ago. This worked as a refresher and went beyond that into solid, basic finance topics, very effectively. The information is useful to me for personal finance decisions as well (such as, using discounted value of future cash flows in decision support). Rarely have I found so much useful information so well and so compactly delivered. I will listen to it many times. I hope for more content form this author.

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By Jeff on 03-22-14

Couldn't finish

What disappointed you about Financial Literacy for Managers?

This book is probably just fine to read. However I don't think that it lends itself well to an audiobook format.

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It is pretty rare that I can't finish a book. I've listen to thousands and this is been one of the few that I abandoned early on. It's not that the book doesn't have good information; it does. It just really isn't suited to be an audiobook.

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By Shorty on 06-06-17

Informative but is prob best bought in hard copy

As a accountant in training I know most of the stuff in this book and it roughly follows the training syllabus. The only thing is that it offers examples which can be difficult to follow in audio format. I found myself zoning out in thought and missing the start of new chapters!

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By mp on 02-01-15

An excellent audio book

I am going to listen that again and again. I like it pretty much. Another step to get better in financial accounting and an analysis of financial statements.

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5 of 10 people found this review helpful

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