Performance Measurement And Management For Engineers by Michela Arnaboldi

Performance Measurement And Management For Engineers

byMichela Arnaboldi, Giovanni Azzone, Marco Giorgino

Paperback | September 15, 2014

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Performance Measurement and Management for Engineers introduces key concepts in finance, accounting, and management to project managers who have engineering backgrounds. It focuses these basic concepts on issues of measuring and managing enterprise value. Thus, after defining enterprise value, the book begins by explaining the ways and means of measurement. It then takes up financial measurement, describing and analyzing the typologies of financial indicators while illustrating their advantages and disadvantages. After focusing on measuring enterprise value, the second section takes up managing that value. Like the first, it pursues a double view: using indicators for internal control while employing them to analyze other companies. If engineering project managers possess a source of quantitative and qualitative information about business management, Performance Measurement and Management for Engineers will help them increase their contributions to the business. Explains how main performance indicators are related to the value of the company Reveals how to assess the financial needs of companies in relation to their financial goals and mechanisms e.g., equity, debt, and hybrid Describes key information and indicators for assessing the ability of enterprises to create value across time Indicates the profitability sources of different business units

About The Author

Michela Arnaboldi is a member of the core faculty of the School of Management at Politecnico di Milano, where she is Director of the Educational Division of the School of Management. She has served as visiting professor at the Centre for Analysis of Risk and Regulation at the London School of Economics and is a member of the Institute ...

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Title:Performance Measurement And Management For EngineersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:184 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:September 15, 2014Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128019026

ISBN - 13:9780128019023

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction

PART 1: MEASURING ENTERPRISE VALUE

2. Value Based Management Indicators

3. Accounting Based Measures

4. Value Driver Measures

5. Scorecards

PART 2: MANAGING ENTERPRISE VALUE

6. Target Setting: Budgeting and Risk Management

7. Long and Short Term Decision Making

8. Performance Control for Organizational Units

9. Performance Control for Projects

10. Forms and Techniques for Financing

Appendix - Financial Accounting: an Overview