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Guns and crime

Author: Christine Watkins
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, 2012.
Series: At issue series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Watkins
OCLC Number: 801723531
Description: 124 Seiten.
Contents: Introductory Concepts The Concept of Money Formative US Transactions Nineteenth-Century US Transactions Contemporary US Transactions Considerations of the Money Concept Categorization of Decisions Chronological and Risk Aspects of Decisions An Integrative Perspective Models and Simulations Black Market Decisions Legal Market Decisions Integrative Observations Capital Budgeting Concepts Concepts of Decisions Objective Decisions Impeding Factors Group Decisions: Cardinality and Groupthink Bounded Rationality and Satisficing Stress Decision Style and Capacity Risk Countering Impediments Group Dynamics Brainstorming Nominal Group Technique Delphi Technique Groupware Systems Approach Neural Networks Scenario and Sensitivity Analysis Integrative Perspective Financial Management Decisions The Attributes of Financial Relationships Methods of Financing Organizations Bond Debt Stock Equity Loans and Credit Taxation Grant Funding Goodwill and Charitable Funds Insurance Policies Confiscation, Seizure, and Forfeiture of Assets Value-Added Concepts Contexts of Prisoner Labor Contexts of Work-Release Programs Contexts of Recidivism Integrative Financial Management Tools of the Trade: Making a Decision The Time Value of Money Concepts of Future Value and Present Value Future Value Present Value Considerations of Rate Determining the Rate Variable Determining the Time Variable Comments Regarding the Time Value of Money Foundational Understanding Capital Budgeting Methods It Is Time for Payback: The Payback Time Method Payback Time Method Application of the Payback Time Method Single Investment Initiative Mutually Exclusive Investment Initiatives Multiple Capital Investment Initiatives Discounted Payback Method A Present for the Present: The Net Present Value Method Net Present Value (NPV) Method Application of the NPV Method Multiple Capital Investment Initiatives Accepting Multiple Initiatives Advanced NPV Considerations How Do We Rate? With the Internal Rate of Return Internal Rate of Return (IRR) Method Application of the IRR Method Accepting Multiple Initiatives Advanced IRR Considerations Chapter Comments and Summary Red or Black? The Profitability Index Method Profitability Index (PI) Method Application of the PI Method Accepting Multiple Initiatives Advanced PI Considerations Putting It All Together! Let's Make a Decision Accepting Multiple Initiatives Advanced Capital Budgeting Considerations Chapter Comments and Summary Day and Night Shifts: Integrating the Concepts Benefit-Cost Ratio Concepts Leasing versus Purchasing Concepts Scenario Analysis Concepts Sensitivity Analysis Concepts Break-Even Analysis Concepts Complements, Not Competitors The Slammer: Concluding Remarks Afterword AppendicesIndex
Series Title: At issue series
Responsibility: Christine Watkins.


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