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Investment Appraisal : Methods and Models

By: Götze, Uwe.
Contributor(s): Northcott, Deryl | Schuster, Peter.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Springer Texts in Business and Economics: Publisher: Berlin : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2015Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (371 p.).ISBN: 9783662458518.Subject(s): Business enterprises -- Finance -- Decision making | Investments -- Decision makingGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Investment Appraisal : Methods and ModelsDDC classification: 657 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
""Preface""; ""Guided Tour of the Book""; ""Contents""; ""List of Figures""; ""Part I: Introduction""; ""1: Capital Budgeting and Investment Decisions""; ""1.1 Characteristics and Classification of Investment Projects""; ""Key Concept""; ""Key Concept""; ""1.2 Investment Planning and Investment Decisions""; ""1.2.1 Investment Planning as Part of the Management Process""; ""1.2.2 Investment Planning as Part of the Capital Investment Decision-Making Process""; ""1.2.3 Strategic Analysis Tools Supporting the Capital Investment Decision-Making Process""
""1.3 Investment Appraisal Methods as Tools for Investment Planning""""Key Decisions""; ""Further Reading - Part I""; ""Part II: Basic Methods of Investment Appraisal""; ""2: Static Methods""; ""Key Concept""; ""2.1 Cost Comparison Method""; ""Key Concept""; ""2.2 Profit Comparison Method""; ""Key Concept""; ""2.3 Average Rate of Return Method""; ""Key Concept""; ""2.4 Static Payback Period Method""; ""Key Concept""; ""Key Concept""; ""Assessment Material""; ""Exercise 2.1 (Cost Comparison Method)""; ""Exercise 2.2 (Cost Comparison Method)""
""Exercise 2.3 (Profit Comparison, Average Rate of Return and Payback Method)""""3: Discounted Cash Flow Methods""; ""3.1 Introduction""; ""3.2 Net Present Value Method""; ""Key Concept""; ""Key Concept""; ""3.3 Annuity Method""; ""Key Concept""; ""Key Concept""; ""3.4 Internal Rate of Return Method""; ""Key Concept""; ""Key Concept""; ""Key Concept""; ""3.5 Dynamic Payback Period Method""; ""Key Concept""; ""Key Concept""; ""3.6 Data Collection""; ""Assessment Material""; ""Exercise 3.1 (Net Present Value Method and Annuity Method)""
""Exercise 3.2 (Net Present Value Method and Internal Rate of Return Method)""""Exercise 3.3 (Dynamic Investment Appraisal Methods)""; ""Further Reading - Part II""; ""Part III: Advanced Methods and Applications of Investment Appraisal""; ""4: Compounded Cash Flow Methods""; ""4.1 Compound Value Method""; ""Key Concept""; ""Key Concept""; ""4.2 Critical Debt Interest Rate Method""; ""Key Concept""; ""Key Concept""; ""4.3 Visualisation of Financial Implications (VoFI) Method""; ""Key Concept""; ""Key Concept""; ""Assessment Material""
""Exercise 4.1 (Compound Value Method, Critical Debt Interest Rate Method and VoFI Method)""""Exercise 4.2 (Dynamic Investment Appraisal Methods)""; ""5: Selected Further Applications of Investment Appraisal Methods""; ""5.1 Income Taxes and Investment Decisions""; ""5.1.1 Taxes and the Net Present Value Method""; ""5.1.2 Taxes and the Visualisation of Financial Implications (VoFI) Method""; ""5.2 The Assessment of Foreign Direct Investments""; ""5.2.1 Special Characteristics of Foreign Direct Investments""; ""5.2.2 Net Present Value Model and the Assessment of Foreign Direct Investments""
""5.2.3 The Visualisation of Financial Implications (VoFI) Method and the Assessment of Foreign Investments""
Summary: This book provides an introduction to investment appraisal and presents a range of methods and models, some of which are not widely known, or at least not well covered by other textbooks. Each approach is thoroughly described, evaluated and illustrated using examples, with its assumptions and limitations analyzed in terms of their implications for investment decision-making practice. Investment decisions are of vital importance to all companies. Getting these decisions right is crucial but, due to a complex and dynamic business environment, this remains a challenging management task. Effective
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""Preface""; ""Guided Tour of the Book""; ""Contents""; ""List of Figures""; ""Part I: Introduction""; ""1: Capital Budgeting and Investment Decisions""; ""1.1 Characteristics and Classification of Investment Projects""; ""Key Concept""; ""Key Concept""; ""1.2 Investment Planning and Investment Decisions""; ""1.2.1 Investment Planning as Part of the Management Process""; ""1.2.2 Investment Planning as Part of the Capital Investment Decision-Making Process""; ""1.2.3 Strategic Analysis Tools Supporting the Capital Investment Decision-Making Process""

""1.3 Investment Appraisal Methods as Tools for Investment Planning""""Key Decisions""; ""Further Reading - Part I""; ""Part II: Basic Methods of Investment Appraisal""; ""2: Static Methods""; ""Key Concept""; ""2.1 Cost Comparison Method""; ""Key Concept""; ""2.2 Profit Comparison Method""; ""Key Concept""; ""2.3 Average Rate of Return Method""; ""Key Concept""; ""2.4 Static Payback Period Method""; ""Key Concept""; ""Key Concept""; ""Assessment Material""; ""Exercise 2.1 (Cost Comparison Method)""; ""Exercise 2.2 (Cost Comparison Method)""

""Exercise 2.3 (Profit Comparison, Average Rate of Return and Payback Method)""""3: Discounted Cash Flow Methods""; ""3.1 Introduction""; ""3.2 Net Present Value Method""; ""Key Concept""; ""Key Concept""; ""3.3 Annuity Method""; ""Key Concept""; ""Key Concept""; ""3.4 Internal Rate of Return Method""; ""Key Concept""; ""Key Concept""; ""Key Concept""; ""3.5 Dynamic Payback Period Method""; ""Key Concept""; ""Key Concept""; ""3.6 Data Collection""; ""Assessment Material""; ""Exercise 3.1 (Net Present Value Method and Annuity Method)""

""Exercise 3.2 (Net Present Value Method and Internal Rate of Return Method)""""Exercise 3.3 (Dynamic Investment Appraisal Methods)""; ""Further Reading - Part II""; ""Part III: Advanced Methods and Applications of Investment Appraisal""; ""4: Compounded Cash Flow Methods""; ""4.1 Compound Value Method""; ""Key Concept""; ""Key Concept""; ""4.2 Critical Debt Interest Rate Method""; ""Key Concept""; ""Key Concept""; ""4.3 Visualisation of Financial Implications (VoFI) Method""; ""Key Concept""; ""Key Concept""; ""Assessment Material""

""Exercise 4.1 (Compound Value Method, Critical Debt Interest Rate Method and VoFI Method)""""Exercise 4.2 (Dynamic Investment Appraisal Methods)""; ""5: Selected Further Applications of Investment Appraisal Methods""; ""5.1 Income Taxes and Investment Decisions""; ""5.1.1 Taxes and the Net Present Value Method""; ""5.1.2 Taxes and the Visualisation of Financial Implications (VoFI) Method""; ""5.2 The Assessment of Foreign Direct Investments""; ""5.2.1 Special Characteristics of Foreign Direct Investments""; ""5.2.2 Net Present Value Model and the Assessment of Foreign Direct Investments""

""5.2.3 The Visualisation of Financial Implications (VoFI) Method and the Assessment of Foreign Investments""

This book provides an introduction to investment appraisal and presents a range of methods and models, some of which are not widely known, or at least not well covered by other textbooks. Each approach is thoroughly described, evaluated and illustrated using examples, with its assumptions and limitations analyzed in terms of their implications for investment decision-making practice. Investment decisions are of vital importance to all companies. Getting these decisions right is crucial but, due to a complex and dynamic business environment, this remains a challenging management task. Effective

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