Unlock Behavior, Unleash Profits

Leslie Wilk Braksick


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Right now, you can start dramatically improving performance - of yourself, your employees, and your organization. Simply emulate what many other great corporate leaders are doing: apply the proven methods of behavioral science that Dr. Braksick reveals in this leadership handbook! "Behavior is a key enabler! This book is a must read for leaders who want to increase their organization's capacity to execute will!" - Dave O'Reilly, Chairman and CEO, Chevron Corporation. "Much is written about strategy, process change, marketing, efficiency...but all too often the most critical ingredient is left out:

the people who execute it. Dr. Braksick gives us a practical, science-based guide to every executive's most complex issue: people." - Brian Baker, President, Mobil North America Marketing and Refining. "The influence of Dr. Braksick and her colleagues has dramatically impacted me and my leadership of one of the nation's fastest growing companies." - Michael G. DeGroote, Board Chairman and CEO, Century Business Services (CBIZ).

 "An excellent reminder for seasoned executives of the importance of feedback and understanding their impact on people...an ideal handbook for new managers on understanding relationships and the impact of their leadership on others. " - Fran Dramus, CIO, Bell South. ""Unlock Behavior, Unleash Profits" is about 21st century leadership. The power of unlocking behavior in your organization starts with you, the leader. Dr. Braksick is a winner, and this book will be one and create many winners itself!" - Brian McNeill, President, Ingersoll-Rand Architectural Hardware Group.

What will you learn from this book

  1. Financial Statement Analysis: Introduces how to read and interpret financial statements such as the balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement.

  2. Budgeting and Forecasting: Discusses the process of budget creation, variance analysis, and forecasting, essential for managing finances effectively.

  3. Cost Management: Explores cost concepts, cost behavior, and cost analysis methods, helping non-financial managers understand and control costs within their area of responsibility.

  4. Financial Ratios and Performance Metrics: Introduces key financial ratios and performance metrics used to assess an organization's financial health and performance.

  5. Cash Flow Management: Discusses the importance of cash flow and cash flow management, emphasizing its impact on business operations and sustainability.

  6. Capital Budgeting and Investment Analysis: Provides an overview of capital budgeting techniques and investment analysis to evaluate potential projects or investments.

  7. Financial Planning and Decision-Making: Emphasizes the role of financial planning in decision-making processes, aligning financial goals with organizational objectives.

  8. Risk Management and Financial Strategy: Explores risk assessment and mitigation strategies, linking financial decisions to long-term strategic planning.

  9. Role of Finance in Business Operations: Helps non-financial managers understand the interplay between finance and various business functions.

  10. Communication and Collaboration with Financial Teams: Encourages effective communication and collaboration between non-financial managers and finance teams to facilitate better decision-making.

Language English
ISBN-10 978-0071358781
ISBN-13 9780071358781
No of pages 0
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Book Publisher McGraw-Hill Education
Published Date 16 Jan 2000

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