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AUGUST BOOK FEATURE: Measuring, Modelling and Forecasting for Business and Economics

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In Time Series Analysis and Adjustment the authors explain how the last four decades have brought dramatic changes in the way researchers analyze economic and financial data on behalf of economic and financial institutions and provide statistics to whomsoever requires … Read More >

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July Book Feature: Monitoring Business Performance – Models, Methods and Tools by Per Lind

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The only certainty is uncertainty – that goes for human life as well as for the life of organisations. In coping with uncertainty Man has created models and methods to explain what has happened and to predict what is coming. … Read More >

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Essentials of Strategic Management: The Quest for Competitive Advantage by Gamble, Thompson, and Peteraf

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The Quest for Competitive Advantage can be purchased in the SCM bookstore. Company managers are often stunned when a competitor cuts its prices to “unbelievably low” levels or when a new market entrant comes on strong with a great new … Read More >

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DECEMBER EXTRA BOOK FEATURE: Excel University Volume 2 by Jeff Lenning CPA CITP

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Excel University Volumes 1 and 2 can be found in the Society Book Store along with many other fine books on Cost Management. Win both volumes by getting friends to join the Society of Cost Management.  The existing member (must … Read More >

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NOVEMBER BOOK FEATURE: The Lean CFO by Nick Katko

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The Lean CFO and many other fine books on Cost Management may be found at the Society Book Store. I began my CFO career working for an established manufacturing company that had been around for many years. Manufacturing practices and … Read More >

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