This thorough and analytically sound introduction to financial management is designed especially for the experienced exec. Employing the appropriate level of both practicality and rigor for the executive audience, the book emphasizes rigorous analysis with direct application to decision-making. Using a practical approach, Finance for Executives is organized around the underlying principle that firms should be managed to create value for their owners. Hawawini and Viallet have extensive expertise teaching this topic to executives: The material in their book has been used by thousands of managers worldwide. Filling the gap between introductory accounting and finance manuals for nonfinancial managers and advanced books on corporate finance, Finance for Executives serves as an excellent - yet concise - reference.