A Complete Introduction to Financial Reports--What The Numbers Mean, How to Use Them to Improve Your BusinessFinancial reports speak their own language, one that many managers have trouble translating.Finance for Non-Financial Managersclears the confusion, helping you to understand the information contained in essential financial reports and then showing you how to use that understanding to make informed, intelligent decisions. Let this latest volume in McGraw-Hill's Briefcase Books series give you an immediate, working knowledge of: Basic Financial Reports--All about balance sheets, income statements, cash flow statements, and more Cost Accounting--Methods to assess which products or services are most profitable to your firm, and why Operational Planning and Budgeting--Ways to use financial knowledge to strengthen your companyFinancial decisions impact virtually every area of your firm; as a manager, it's up to you to understand how and why. LetFinance for Non-Financial Managersshow you how to understand the information found in everyday financial reports, and use that information to drive the success of both your firm and your career.Briefcase Booksare writtenspecificallyfor today's busy manager. Each book features eye-catching icons, checklists, and sidebars to guide managers step-by-step through everyday workplace situations. Look for these innovative design features to help you navigate through each page:[Key Terms icon]Clear definitions of key financial terms, concepts, and jargon[Smart Managing icon]Ways to use financial knowledge to improve decision-making[Tricks of the Trade icon]How-to hints for "getting inside the numbers"[Mistake proofing icon]Advice for limiting finance miscues and mistakes[Caution icon]Warning signs for potential problems or disasters[For Example icon]How other managers have confronted and solved financial questions[Tools icon]Specific methods for utilizing your newfound corporate finance skillsSiciliano, Gene is the author of 'Finance for Non-Financial Managers', published 2003 under ISBN 9780071413770 and ISBN 0071413774.